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Want a one-of-a-kind name for your baby? It will only cost you $32,000

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Want your baby to have a name that no one else has ever had? Just pay this company $32,000. Read more »

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Facebook's status update: Profit, revenue beat expectations

For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue as most users shift to using the site on smartphones and other... Read more »

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US stocks edge higher in midday trading; Apple up sharply

Strong earnings from Apple, Boeing and other companies helped nudge U.S. stocks slightly higher in midday trading Wednesday. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Paying pregnant women to quit smoking pays off, study says

Researchers have identified a common substance that makes smokers much more likely to kick the habit — money. Read more »

15 hours ago

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After setting iPhone record, what does Apple do next?

Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and primed its... Read more »

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Balancing act: Organizations slowly move toward offering flexibility

As an established proponent of flexible work options, I hope more businesses are getting on board with the need to help people build better work-life balance. But the progress is often slower than... Read more »

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US consumer confidence jumps to 7 ½-year high in January

U.S. consumer confidence shot up in January to the highest level since August 2007. Read more »

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Most K-12 students are now low income

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New finding reveals significant shift in public school population that presents challenges to schools. Read more »

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Dave Ramsey says: Make changes to save money

Spending money on a bunch of stuff you don’t need, and probably don’t really want, isn’t going to bring you contentment. Read more »

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The effect your family has on your financial confidence

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Family may have a big impact on how confident you are with your money. Read more »

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Gov't to overhaul Medicare payments to doctors, hospitals

Medicare will change the way it pays hospitals and doctors to reward quality over volume, the Obama administration said Monday, in a shift that officials hope will be a catalyst for the nation's... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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What American families need to know about the Euro

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The European Central Bank announced on Jan. 22 that it will purchase large amounts of bonds, dumping billions of Euros into the economy every month. This will effect individuals differently... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Want to save money in 2015? Here’s your resolutionary roadmap

As consumers we must take greater control of our financial lives, pay down existing balances and adopt a debt-neutral lifestyle if we want to achieve consistent financial success. Given the time of... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Lawmakers looking to pump up gas tax this session

Pumping up Utah's 24.5-cent per gallon gas tax for the first time in nearly two decades is on the agenda for the 2015 Legislature, but just what direction lawmakers take with the increase remains... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015

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Helping students 'climb the mountain' of higher education

Fewer than half of Utah's college freshmen graduate within six years of consecutive enrollment, many of them falling from the ranks before their sophomore year. Educators are getting closer to... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Sophia Bera: Gen Y tax-saving tips

Many young taxpayers miss out on tax-saving opportunities because they just aren’t aware of them. Here are some tax credits and deductions these folks shouldn’t overlook. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Kimberly Rotter: 7 weird things that affect your credit score

Many aspects of credit can be confusing and even counterintuitive. Sometimes, it can even feel like you’re doing everything right — paying all your bills on time, not maxing out your... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Want success at work? Find a partner with these 5 personality traits

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Want a successful career and a healthy marriage? Well, here are five personality traits you'll want from your spouse to make that happen. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Hard-hit worker wonders where the economic resurgence is

Ask Joshua Thevenin — who since last month has been a newspaper salesman, fireworks vendor and tele-marketer — what he thinks about assertions the economy is roaring toward recovery and... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Another study lists Salt Lake as one of the healthiest cities in America

Salt Lake City is the eighth healthiest city in America, according to a new report by Better Doctor. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Ashley Eneriz: Why you need to start treating your debt like an emergency

At some point debt became the normal way of living. Need a car? Just take a loan out for it. Need a new sofa or can’t afford your groceries this month? Just put them on a credit card. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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The Mortgage Professor: After March 2, reverse mortgage borrowers will have to prove they’re not deadbeats

One of the attractive features of the HECM reverse mortgage has been that there are no income or credit requirements. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Creative license: Rethinking the purpose of professional licensing

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Licenses for certain fields of work are justified to ensure quality of products and services for customers as well as guarantee proper training for employees in the field. Now there is an... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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EBay to cut 2,400 jobs, spin off or sell enterprise unit

EBay plans to cut 2,400 jobs, or 7 percent of its staff, in the first quarter to simplify its structure and boost profit ahead of a planned separation of its business. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Survey ranks Utah's best and worst commutes

Utahns spend more than 50 minutes on average traveling to work every day, which adds up to about 134 commuting hours — or more than 5.5 days — each year. Price registered the best... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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