Amazon workers report demoralizing working conditions; CEO Jeff Bezos says the company described is not Amazon
Working at online tech giants like Amazon and Facebook is the new American Dream; however, according to a recent article in The New York Times, not all of them are peaches are roses to work for. Read more »
With school starting again, it's time to get back to normal around the Kratz household. And that makes it a good time to check in with reader comments on some recent columns. Read more »
I advise people to always buy good, used cars unless they have a net worth of $1 million or more. Read more »
A computer breach at the IRS in which thieves stole tax information from thousands of taxpayers is much bigger than the agency originally disclosed. Read more »
Over 20,000 teens age out of the foster system each year — a staggering number, considering over 80 million Americans have expressed interest in adoption. This might be due to negative... Read more »
An airliner carrying 54 people went missing Sunday during a short flight in bad weather in Indonesia's mountainous easternmost province of Papua, and rescuers were heading to an area where... Read more »
This fall, nine charter schools are opening their doors across Washington state. Read more »
Technical problems at an air traffic control center in Virginia left passengers stranded as hundreds of flights to and from airports throughout a large swath of the Northeast were delayed or canceled. Read more »
New tank car safety standards coupled with a slump in oil-by-rail shipments are causing headaches for many in the railroad business, but for a struggling scenic railroad in the Adirondacks and... Read more »
The heavily funded super PAC backing Republican Jeb Bush will spend at least $10 million on television time in the earliest voting presidential primary states, the first salvo in a massive TV ad... Read more »
The jet skis roar by the shore and the water is full of splashing children along the Tunisian Riviera, where despite the deadly attack that killed 38 tourists in June, the beaches are still full... Read more »
This time of year can be tough on family budgets, but recent findings about credit card debt show that most Americans won't overspend. Read more »
From his tent on the shores of Lake Geneva, David Hyde, 22, can see his colleagues socializing at the neighboring beach club. Read more »
This week, The New York Times exposed Coca-Cola's efforts to promote the work of scientists who say exercise matters much more than dieting in the effort to lose weight. Read more »
A safety inspection found no major problems with a roller coaster that struck and killed a man who entered a restricted area to look for a lost cellphone at Ohio's Cedar Point amusement park, a... Read more »
Most social workers say they don’t discuss religion or spirituality with their clients, even though they think it could be beneficial in treatment. Read more »
When interviewing for your desired job, how can you stand out from a crowd of qualified applicants? Knowing the tips that will set you apart from the crowd will give you an edge on the competition. Read more »
Auto plants, clothing makers and plastics factories drove a sharp rebound in U.S. manufacturing in July. Read more »
Hiring a CFO could help you take your business to the next level and enjoy more profitability than ever before. So the question is, how do you know if you should hire a CFO? Read more »
Late Monday, Google founder Larry Page announced a new CEO for Google, as a part of the company's merge with parent company Alphabet. Here's a look at the new CEO. Read more »
Getting ready in the morning is stressful enough, but a woman’s job may be on the line as she swipes on mascara and carefully does her hair. Read more »
Extended warranties are offered for a variety of products. Is paying for extra protection worth it? Experts generally say no. Read more »
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Seeking to even out an age imbalance, younger Americans are taking an interest in agriculture. Read more »
Utah coal has pioneer roots, going back to the 1850s when the territorial legislature offered a cash prize for coal found within 40 miles of Salt Lake City. With power plants closing and tough... Read more »
So much of life is a series of trade-offs. The give-and-take in my life has had a direct impact on my desire to build balance, and it has changed significantly since I switched jobs a few months ago. Read more »
No matter how tired you are or how little free time you seem to have, you must make time do a written budget every month. This is essential, and it really doesn’t take long. Read more »
The media warned those saving for retirement not to react to this week's market fluctuations. A survey released this week by Charles Schwab indicates, however, that it's other factors — not... Read more »
Utah Business magazine hosted its annual Fast 50 event, honoring the 50 fastest-growing businesses in the state. Read more »
Coal mining and its use for electricity has been a way of life for over a century in Utah, fed by the vast coal beds. Now, the war on coal some say is being waged by the White House has come to the... Read more »
The Ogden Salvation Army says thieves are hurting its ability to feed the needy and the homeless. Read more »
Use the fear you felt during the latest dip in the stock market as motivation to become better informed about your holdings. Read more »
A security breach in the Utah Food Bank's website may have resulted in the disclosure of more than 10,000 donors' personal information. Read more »
The University of Utah has partnered with Enterprise Rent-A-Car a new service to offer an alternative transportation option on campus. Read more »
The stock market is closing out its worst month in more than three years on a down note. Read more »
Markets slumped Monday after a U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested a September interest rate hike still was possible and weak Japanese factory activity provided more evidence of a sluggish... Read more »
In order to maximize our economic potential, we need to align school objectives with workforce needs. Preparation needs to begin at the elementary and high school levels through quantified goals to... Read more »
An uncle's love for his nephew, who has autism, inspires a business idea. Read more »
Medicare will likely begin reimbursing doctors who discuss end-of-life care plans with their patients in 2016. What do Medicare recipients need to know before taking advantage of this service? Read more »
As the banking industry serves the financing needs of small businesses, a very important partner is the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Without the SBA, far fewer small businesses would... Read more »
A political issues committee joined with local mayors and business leaders outside Midvale City Hall on Thursday to promote a quarter-cent sales tax hike that will appear on the Nov. 3 ballot in 16... Read more »
Volunteers of America Utah will break ground Thursday for its Youth Resource Center, a facility that will provide shelter and offer services 24/7, including meals, housing assistance, education... Read more »
About a dozen local sheepdog handlers and their dogs participated in a private clinic in Heber City this weekend. The two-day clinic was conducted by world-renowned sheepdog handler Faansie Basson. Read more »
Walmart has announced that they will stop selling semiautomatic weapons, citing sales figures, rather than recent controversy, as the reason. Read more »
Contact lens makers struggled Thursday to defend their pricing policies in a federal appeals case that could have wide-ranging effects on the $4 billion industry. At issue is a Utah law banning... Read more »
Facebook garnered 1 billion visits in one day Monday for the first time ever, so how can you use it in a productive way? Read more »
While the world markets are in the middle of a tumultuous week, the slump will come with timely benefits for some. Homeowners, for one, are likely to see more favorable mortgage rates as long as... Read more »
About 400 business and civic leaders attended the Utah Global Forum hosted at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City. Among the goals of the forum was to help local businesses... Read more »
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