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Saving just $4 per day can make you a millionaire by 65, says financial adviser

If you ever dreamed about being a millionaire, that dream is only about $4 away.

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What consumers need to know about chip technology in charge cards

Across the country, financial institutions are introducing the EMV chip card that will be widely used by the end of 2015. The new credit card improves fraud protection for consumers and changes the... Read more »

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Which Utah city is ranked highest for upward mobility?

Vernal ranked highest in upward mobility in Utah by NerdWallet — fifth of all top cities in each state. Read more »

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Dave Ramsey says: There's no such thing as a good credit card

In my mind, there’s no such thing as a good credit card. My advice is to go ahead and cancel them. Read more »

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Michelle Singletary: So your son wants to buy a car

Your son should spend the next 48 months making car payments to himself. If he saved about $354 a month for the next four years, he'd have nearly $17,000 — enough for a reliable used car. And... Read more »

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From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes

Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee. Read more »

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If you aren’t living in poverty, odds are you will before your 60th birthday

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At 60 you plan to be nearing retirement, maybe spending time with grandkids and reflecting on a full life, but odds are that that full life will include at least a short struggle of living in... Read more »

July 27, 2015

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A more family-friendly minimum wage

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Kansas City, Missouri, has now joined the ranks of cities and states determined to raise the local minimum wage. Read more »

July 26, 2015

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The art of complaining about a product

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Most every consumer has to deal with a company over a faulty product or service. Here's how to do it effectively. Read more »

July 26, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Make a written game plan to pay off debt

Most people seem to be able to magically find money when they feel it’s a life-or-death situation. “Magically” means that you do a budget. You make a written game plan where every... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Visa 3Q earnings jump 25 percent, beat estimates

Visa Inc. said its fiscal third-quarter profit jumped 25 percent, helped by a double-digit rise in payments processed on its network. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Applications for US unemployment aid plummet to 42-year low

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid plunged last week to the lowest level in nearly 42 years, evidence that employers are holding onto their staffs and likely hiring at a steady... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Union Pacific's 2Q profit falls 7 percent as volume declines

Union Pacific's second-quarter profit declined 7 percent as the railroad hauled 6 percent less freight overall and coal volumes plummeted 26 percent. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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McDonald's profit falls as customer traffic slips in US

ff in customers at its U.S. restaurants contributed to a 13 percent decline in McDonald's second-quarter profit. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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GM tops 2Q profit forecasts on trucks, SUVs

Big profits from trucks and SUVs helped General Motors overcome a sales slowdown in China, economic problems in Venezuela and payments to ignition switch crash victims as the automaker's... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Your grandmother's loneliness could be dangerous

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As if the Internet needed a worse reputation when it comes to online romance, a new report by The New York Times has found that for the elderly, dating sites are increasingly dangerous. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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What we get wrong about student loan debt

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The rising economic toll of attending college has pushed many Americans to rebel against what has quickly become a status quo of massive student debt. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Balancing act: Frank, open conversation improves atmosphere at work

One thing I loved about my career in journalism was the frank and open atmosphere in the newsroom. Not everyone likes that tone, but avoiding awkward conversations at work can cause more problems... Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Why it's difficult for employees to take advantage of unlimited vacation time

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Larger companies are beginning to adopt the unlimited vacation policies that small start-ups have had for years. Some, like Netflix, have found success with the policy. Others have not. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: Don't let rental car confusion wreck your vacation

There's so much to think about when planning a vacation it's easy to speed through agreements, especially if you think you know something. But slow down. Do your homework. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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When it comes to the economy, this is what Americans are really worried about

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When it comes to the economy, Americans seem to have a plethora of concerns to weigh them down. Everything from wage stagnation to the pending automation revolution has become part of discussions... Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Reader voices: An eternal perspective of decluttering

Recently, my wife and I downsized into a smaller home. The process of eliminating “treasures” that we no longer had room for was daunting and surprisingly emotional. Eliminating... Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Apple has cash cow in iPhone even as phone industry slows

Smartphone sales may be slowing for some tech companies, but not for Apple. Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Families face tough decisions as cost of elder care soars

Doris Ranzman had followed the expert advice, planning ahead in case she wound up unable to care for herself one day. But when a nursing-home bill tops $14,000 a month, the best-laid plans get... Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Greek banks reopen but cash limits remain and taxes soar

Greek banks opened their doors Monday for the first time in over three weeks, a move the government hopes will help the economy get back to normal following a period dominated by fears over the... Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Asia stocks mixed, Europe up as market focus shifts to rates

Asian stocks were mixed and Europe rose Monday as investors put Greece's debt crisis behind them to focus on the outlook for interest rates, corporate earnings and China's economy. Read more »

July 20, 2015

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