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Top 10 Halloween costumes for kids, and how much adults will spend

America will spend $2.8 billion on costumes this year; $1 billion of which will go to the kids.

6 ways to jump-start your savings account

The Great Recession dealt a heavy blow to family savings, but it is over. It is time to stop blaming the source of the problem and focus instead on fixing it. If your savings effort needs a jump... Read more »

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Landlords may be charging pet fees just because they can

Man's best friend is taking a bite out of renters' wallets. Read more »

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5 money moves to make by year's end

Five financial things to make sure you do before the end of this year. Read more »

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

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For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

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EPA: Gas mileage inflated on 4 Mini Cooper models

The U.S. government has told BMW to reduce the gas mileage estimates on the window stickers on four of its Mini Cooper models after an audit found the figures were overstated. Read more »

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Social Security benefits to go up by 1.7 percent

Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced Wednesday. Read more »

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Americans still prefer male bosses

In 1953, more Americans “preferred a male boss” over a female, and the same is true today. Read more »

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Lower gas prices could mean economic impact down the road

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Gas prices are at a four-year low. For the consumer this means a fatter wallet, but there could be a negative impact on the oil industry and the economy as a whole. Read more »

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Egg freezing is now a perk of the workplace. What are the ethical and religious dilemmas?

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Apple and Facebook just announced that they would provide egg freezing for their female employees. How do experts and religious groups feel about this so-called step in female empowerment? Read more »

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Employers and job seekers might as well be from different planets

Half of job seekers don’t even meet the basic requirements for the jobs they’re applying for. Read more »

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

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For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Keep expectations clear regarding loans

If you don’t already have an agreement, my advice would be to ask him what his expectations are. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Making your student debt worth its burden

There are things those with an interest in student loans — prospective students and their parents and grandparents — can do to avoid the worse outcomes. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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Pay raises are more rare despite strong US hiring

U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy, a sign that wage gains may remain weak in the coming months. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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Facebook is now helping its female employees start a family ... eventually

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Facebook and Apple are willing to pay for their female employees to freeze their eggs. Why potential mothers should give it a "like." Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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UTA seeks to hire bus drivers, other workers

Utah Transit Authority is seeking to hire new employees in a variety of positions, particularly bus operators. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

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For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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Renting a car? Using a debit card could damage credit score

Some customers prefer to use a debit card rather than a credit card to make purchases as a means of limiting debt and managing their finances. But the choice could backfire when it comes to renting... Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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5 reasons you'll blow your holiday budget again

Here are five reasons you may struggle to stick to your holiday budget — and how you can make this year different. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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The poorest of the poor in many Third World countries send their kids to private schools, British researcher claims

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Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai was a student in a low-cost private school for poor families. . Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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Utah jobless rate stays steady at 3.5 percent

September’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate registered 3.5 percent, virtually no change from the prior month. Utah’s current employment level registered at 1,349,700. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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How daydreaming helped one woman go from receptionist to music executive in three years

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Erica Grayson got a job as a receptionist in the music industry when she was 20. Now, she's leading the way in music. How? Daydreaming. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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When you forget to pay the car insurance bill

A clerical error is what descended upon New York driver Alison Elder, who made the mistake of believing the insurance agent who told her: "All set. Your insurance will transfer to the new car." Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Halloween 2014: How much America will spend and on what

Halloween celebrations cost Americans roughly $7.4 billion last year, but this year a survey reflects a shift in economic attitudes. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Studio C teams up with popular indie band to teach kids about money

A satirical look at consumerism, framed as a how-to video for kids that explains personal finance to be all about making money, buying things and then borrowing more money. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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