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How much do Americans want to be taxed? And how do states compare?

Montana is the most fair state when it comes to taxes, according to Wallethub, and Washington the least fair.

5 reasons why Utah is a great place to live

Many recent studies have highlighted Utah and its cities in their “best of” the U.S. lists, and we came out looking pretty good. Read more »

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Customers wait all night, get new iPhone 6

Customers who lined up on Thursday got first dibs on the new iPhone 6 Friday at the Apple retail store at City Creek Center in Salt Lake City. The store opened its doors at 8 a.m. Friday as the... Read more »

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Review: Larger iPhones eliminate reason to switch

It's easy to dismiss Apple's new iPhones as merely catching up to Android. Read more »

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Burger King Japan's latest meal is the new black

The first Kuro, or black, burger had a signature black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Now Burger King... Read more »

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Phone lines are open: Customers camp out for iPhone 6

Customers began camping out to be among the first to purchase an iPhone 6 Thursday near the Apple store at City Creek Center in Salt Lake City. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Wal-Mart to increase holiday hiring by 10 pct

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season, an increase of nearly 10 percent from last year. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Why babies are expensive, but could save you money

We were barely keeping all the balls up in the air — robbing Peter to pay Paul, raiding our meager savings to pay for basic necessities, and sacrificing tomorrow in order to afford today. But... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Yellen says US families need to boost savings

The Great Recession showed that a large number of American families are "extraordinarily vulnerable" to financial setbacks because they have few assets to fall back on, Federal Reserve Chair Janet... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Home Depot breach affected 56M debit, credit cards

Home Depot said that 56 million debit and credit cards are estimated to have been breached in a data theft between April and September at its stores in the U.S. and Canada. That makes it the... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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More home-cooked meals really can save you thousands

Increasing the number of times one eats at home is an easy and extremely effective way to cut monthly expenses. Best of all, for folks who are looking to stretch their income by cutting costs,... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines

Walgreens provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Financial interventions don't work

Over half of American adults don’t have a budget, and almost a quarter don’t know how much they spend. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for holiday-season package... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Utah has some of the rudest drivers, according to Californians

Call it brusque, boorish or downright barbaric. Whatever you call it, weaving in and out of traffic, laying on the horn and saluting with an upright digit is universally regarded as rude. So why is... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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University of Utah entrepreneurship program ranked among best in nation

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has been ranked as a top 25 school for entrepreneurship for the fourth straight year, according to a survey released Tuesday by the... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Child poverty just dropped for the first time since 2000

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Child poverty dropped for the first time in 13 years — but 14 million American kids still live in poverty. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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A Closer Look: Your (online) life after death

Sure, you have a lot to do today — laundry, bills, dinner — but it's never too early to start planning for your digital afterlife, the fate of your numerous online accounts once you... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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The market power of pumpkin spice

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Temperatures are dropping, the sun is setting earlier and pumpkin spice everything is arriving on American supermarket shelves. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Investors ask for advice when saving for college more than buying a house

Of the more than half of U.S. investors who make a financial plan, 63 percent ask for advice, says a recent Gallup poll. And even less seek advice when buying a house. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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World Bank: Palestinian economy to shrink in 2014

The Palestinian economy is expected to contract for the first time in seven years in 2014, the result of the recent Gaza war, continued Israeli and Egyptian restrictions on Palestinian trade and a... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Balancing act: Sometimes a 'serious' office is actually a silly place

The average corporate office is a serious place full of serious people doing serious work. Or so we'd like to believe. The reality is, to paraphrase Monty Python, that Cubeville is often a silly... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Extended warranties a big sell. Are they worth it?

Offers of extended warranties or service contracts are becoming the norm, whether you buy a big-ticket item like a car or kitchen appliance or a less expensive one like a television or phone. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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5 countries where attitudes about the economy are improving

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In these five countries, citizens are feeling brighter than last year about the national economy. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Utah job forecast better than most states

Luckily for most job seekers, Utah boasts the second lowest unemployment rate in the country. In fact, a recent report showed that 20 percent of chief financial officers in the Salt Lake City area... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Tips for stretching dollars in a leaky budget

Here are some ideas to help stretch your dollars and plug those leaks. You’ll be amazed at how much money these tactics will save. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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