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Before you head off on your vacation, you may want to see this graphic

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About to go on a vacation? This graphic may give you the help you need to avoid scams. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Hope comes from the most unexpected places for these minimum wage workers

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A couple of restaurant workers were recently given $100 in tips. What does that say about the future of minimum wage work and its value to society? Read more »

July 9, 2014

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Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licenses

Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday a day ahead of the start of legal sales, and 21 hours before the only store licensed to sell in Seattle was set to open, a line... Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Beekeepers abuzz about Portland regulation

In Portland, a good beekeeper needs good neighbors — lots of them. Read more »

July 4, 2014

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What does your smartphone say about you and your financial status?

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iPhone or Android? The answer may not be as clear as it once was. And it may not be about style, but rather your economic status. Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Why some companies see their workforce as an investment instead of a cost

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Companies like Costco, Whole Foods, and Starbucks are paying above-market wages and giving out perks because the investment in their employees pays off. So why don't more companies catch on? Read more »

June 23, 2014

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Why persistence pays off

Harvey Mackay is one of several presenters at the June 19 Rocky Mountain Leadership Conference, sponsored by Utah Business Magazine. Utah Business has provided this column as insight into what... Read more »

June 17, 2014

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Cutting down: What being a minimalist is all about

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Minimalists may not want a lot of things, but the minimalist culture is growing to new heights. Read more »

June 14, 2014

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The economics of the World Cup

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The World Cup is set to kick off. But what role do economics play? Read more »

June 12, 2014

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Revenge may seem sweet, but it makes for a sour disposition

Harvey Mackay is one of several presenters at the June 19 Rocky Mountain Leadership Conference, sponsored by Utah Business Magazine. Utah Business has provided this column as insight into what... Read more »

June 10, 2014

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Why you can't find a job, even though the new jobs report says there's a bunch

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The new jobs report shows that more than 200,000 jobs were added and the U.S. has made up for the Great Recession's losses. But still, no one's working. Why? Read more »

June 6, 2014

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How America's love for cars is changing

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Having a car is as American as it gets. Right? Well, maybe not so much anymore. Read more »

June 4, 2014

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Understanding the past, present and future of the Internet

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Trying to understand where the Internet's been, where it is and where it's going? News organizations are here to help. Read more »

June 4, 2014

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Arizona abortion restrictions to remain blocked

The nation's strictest rules on the use of abortion drugs are likely to be struck down and will continue to be blocked while a lawsuit against them plays out, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. Read more »

June 3, 2014

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Why bookstores aren't going away just yet

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With Amazon caught up in a controversy with Hachette, bookstores may have found a saving grace. Read more »

June 2, 2014

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College is worth it — if you do things right

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Lots of speculation and debate has risen up over the last few days about whether college is worth it or not. It seems it is, if you handle things the right way. Read more »

May 28, 2014

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Why Facebook's new feature is creepy, and what that means for Facebook

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The social network might be trying to get more information about its users. But will it get it? Read more »

May 20, 2014

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Utah ranks 13th in best states to do business survey

Utah did fairly well in this survey by Chief Executive magazine focusing on best states in which to do business. Read more »

May 13, 2014

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Obama taps tech world for cash amid privacy debate

They come from different worlds — the buttoned-down political culture of Washington and the entrepreneurial, socks-optional, let's-do-this-faster ethos of Silicon Valley. Read more »

May 8, 2014

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Applicants, bosses both blamed as jobs go unfilled

Many potential employees don't follow directions on job postings, are no-shows at interviews and sometimes accept a job only to say at the last minute, they're going to work for somebody else. Read more »

May 7, 2014

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Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods

Vermont has raised the stakes in the debate over genetically modified foods by becoming the first state to pass a bill requiring that they be labeled as such in the grocery aisle, making the move... Read more »

April 24, 2014

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Salt Lake City's inversion problem could mean bad news for business

In recent years, Salt Lake City has attracted positive attention for having an environment conducive to start-up businesses and career growth. But that could change if the city can’t keep... Read more »

April 19, 2014

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Why the 1 percent don't feel rich

While it may seem easy to be 1 percenter, it's actually not the life of the rich and famous you'd think. Read more »

April 6, 2014

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'Deseret News National Edition': Looking at bullying, why people are stressed, acts of kindness

This week's Deseret News National Edition looks at a wealth of issues, including the social effects of bullying, acts of kindness by others and why people are so stressed out. Read more »

April 6, 2014

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Wealth inequality is quickly growing

A recent Slate article looked at wealth inequality and how fast it might actually be growing in the United States. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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