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4 reasons why you shouldn't shop on Black Friday this year

Shopping on Black Friday seems like good financial sense, but here are four reasons why you shouldn't.

3 Reasons holiday shoppers will spend cautiously

Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low. Read more »

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5 things homebuyers should be thankful for this Thanksgiving

Homebuyers have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season; including mortgage rates, the federal reserve, jobs, home prices and homeowner equity. Read more »

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Review: 4 shopping apps that will save you money

Want to save some cash while holiday shopping? The best tool can be a smartphone packed with the right apps. Read more »

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Immigration reform will boost the economy, hopefully

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What will be the economic impacts of Obama's new immigration reform program? Read more »

17 hours ago

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Want to save big this holiday season? Winterize your home the right way

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Winterizing your home doesn't have to be unduly expensive. Here's how to do it cost effectively and successfully. Read more »

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Consumer optimism at record high in Utah, report says

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index climbed above the 110 mark for the first time this month, rising to 116.8 in November due to flourishing business conditions and job growth. A score... Read more »

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More-confident US households step up borrowing

Americans are slowly but steadily borrowing more money, bringing to an end a five-year effort to cut household debt that has slowed consumer spending and the economy. Read more »

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Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals

Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year. Read more »

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Balancing act: Thanksgiving policies show companies' commitment to work-life balance

A new survey shows that 97 percent of employers will designate Thanksgiving as a paid day off. However, 33 percent of all responding organizations will require at least some employees to work on... Read more »

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Working on Thanksgiving Day? Here's why most people don't want you to

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Stores that stay open on the holiday may make more money, but it can come at the expense of their employees getting a day off. Read more »

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Dave Ramsey says: Saving for education trumps saving for weddings

Once you have education savings, retirement and extra house payments underway, then you could start putting aside a little extra for weddings. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Why Salt Lake City is one of the best cities for millennials

Due to its affordability and opportunity, Salt Lake City is one of the best U.S. cities for millennials, according to The Atlantic's Derek Thompson. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Why the ugly sweater business is booming

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There's no excuse not to own (and wear) an ugly Christmas sweater this season. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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US stocks inch further into record territory

The U.S. stock market held at record levels in early afternoon trading Monday. Renewed confidence that stimulus measures from global central banks will help spur economic growth is supporting... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Navigating the holiday shopping season

With the state and national economies humming, this year’s holiday shopping is expected to be even better than last year, analysts predict. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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12 ways to get the lowest mortgage refinance rates

If you’re considering refinancing your mortgage, you’re likely to be looking for the lowest possible mortgage refinance rate. Here are 12 ways to ensure you lock in the lowest refinance... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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In our opinion: Fear, intentions can result in financial scams

Whenever disaster strikes or fears are heightened, scammers quickly follow with fake charities or virus-laden emails. Fear and nobel emotions can be the enemy of sound financial decisions, so it... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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The best time of year to buy (Hint: It's not always Black Friday)

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Black Friday is touted as having the best holiday deals. Is it true? It will always remain the biggest shopping day of the year because of tradition, but there may be better days to shop for deals. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Why 'Shark Tank' investor Barbara Corcoran thinks daydreaming is the key to success

Barbara Corcoran made her money building a real estate empire, but that doesn’t mean she always had a plan. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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4 unexpected health risks of smartphone use

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Experiencing strange aches or pains in your neck and arms? Your smartphone could be the cause. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Are Millennials savers? Conflicting studies say yes and no

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Young adults are saving less than older generations, thanks to underemployment, student loan debt and bank skepticism, according to one study, while another says Millennials begin saving at a... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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How are holiday shoppers spending their money this season?

WisePiggy polled 2,000 Americans age 25 and above through an OP4G survey in order to learn more about fourth-quarter purchase patterns and consumer responsibility. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Renovation Solutions: Four examples of how to remodel for gathering spaces

The great room concept is a must-have for many clients these days. They want the space for different reasons and find it in different ways depending on their home layout and style. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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How actress Blake Lively's family saves money on Christmas presents

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants actress Blake Lively shared with Martha Stewart how her family values inform her financial decisions. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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5 easy ways to make your money work for you

Making your money work for you doesn't have to be complicated or confusing. Once you understand your investment options, the rest is easy. Here's how to get started. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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