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‘Wife bonus:’ Is paying women extra for child care and housework the answer?

Some women are getting a “wife bonus” as an incentive for managing their household and taking care of children.

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‘Wife bonus:’ Is paying women extra for child care and housework the answer?

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Even though motherhood and a happy family may be their own reward, some women are getting an added “wife bonus” as an extra incentive for managing their household and taking care of... Read more »

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Recalls this week: Folding knives, night lights, bicycles

More than 150,000 folding knives are being recalled because of a faulty locking mechanism that can result in lacerations. Other consumer products being recalled this week include night lights and... Read more »

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The top 10 highest-paid female CEOs

Female CEOs are outpacing their male colleagues in pay, although they remain vastly outnumbered in the top echelons of American companies. Read more »

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1 number you should check each year to avoid identity theft

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A new video by Bankrate has some advice about protecting your identity. Read more »

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Is your financial house in order? 10 questions for Latter-day Saint families

Here is a simple checklist to help you assess whether your family’s financial house is in order. Read more »

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Hero2Hire helps veterans, spouses find employment

The Hero2Hired job fair kicked off Thursday at the Davis Conference Center. The job fair helps military members, veterans and their spouses find employment. Read more »

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Is rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 US cities stack up

Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study being released Thursday. Read more »

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Exxon shareholders to vote on climate change, fracking

Shareholders are considering whether Exxon Mobil should put a climate-change expert on its board. Read more »

May 27, 2015

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The 10 best cities in America for job seekers and employees

Where in America has the best opportunity and pay as well as the happiest employees? Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Balancing act: Does parenting bring happiness? For me, absolutely

As I watch my children dance through life, I realize that my greatest moments of joy and happiness come from time with my family. And that's why I write a column about work-life balance. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Build your budget together

The budget process, if you’re the nerd in the family, should start with you writing it all out. Then he sits down with you, has an equal say in the decisions and you two OK it together. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Acuff's 'Do Over' helps readers build their dream jobs

Author Jon Acuff's latest book, "Do Over," encourages and helps anyone experiencing a life or career transition with his steps on how to intentionally build a career that is enjoyable and meaningful. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: How, and how much, to help a college grad

There isn't a one-plan-fits-all approach to giving financial support to adult children. Here are some key financial areas and my thoughts on how to give a hand up and not a handout. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Americans are very unsure about their retirement

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One poll that's part of the Pew Research Center's study on "graying societies" found Americans have all but given up on the idea they can have much of a retirement at all. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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'Such a stress reliever': In Rhode Island, residents already have paid family leave

As President Barack Obama pushes for a federal law to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative, residents of one of the three states that already provide it sing its praises,... Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Global stocks mostly higher Monday in quiet trading day

Global stocks mostly rose Monday on a quiet trading day with Wall Street, London and Hong Kong closed for holidays. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Japan trade gap returns to deficit in April, more red ahead

Japan posted a trade deficit in April following a single-month's surplus in March, and economists said shortfalls were likely to persist given the weakness of the yen. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Index funds: A low cost way to solid investing performance

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Index funds can be a reliable and effective choice for mutual fund investors, provided they aren' trying to beat the market. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Millennials are more depressed than older co-workers

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A new study shows millennials are more likely to experience workplace depression than their older counterparts — a fact that may shed light on developing workplace dynamics. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Renovation Solutions: Top remodeling projects that impact appraisals

Very few projects instantly recoup their initial cost. Here are a few of the projects real estate professionals, architects and appraisers see impacting home prices when considering the return on... Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Are schools preparing students for the new workforce?

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The U.S. education system hasn't been revamped in over 100 years. Can it prepare kids for a high-tech world? Read more »

May 23, 2015

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10 cheapest colleges for out-of-state students

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With the possible in-state tuition rate extinction and rising costs of higher education, cost is becoming an even larger factor for students seeking degrees than ever before. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Why housing costs are out of reach for millions of Americans

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When it comes to the modern American economy, location is everything. But a good location means higher housing costs. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Utah jobless rate holds steady at 3.4 percent

April’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Utah remained unchanged from the prior three months at 3.4 percent. The national unemployment rate dropped one tenth of a percentage point to... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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US consumer prices up a slight 0.1 percent in April

U.S. consumer prices were up slightly in April, but overall gains were held back by another decline in energy costs that offset the biggest one-month jump in medical care in eight years. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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