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Finding a solution to help pay that medical bill you struggle to afford

Last year, Salt Lake mother Paige Strate found her world turning upside down.

Restaurants experimenting with pay-in-advance tickets

With restaurant patrons increasingly jumping on the Internet to make reservations, some high-end eateries here and across the country are adding a new tech wrinkle: having their clientele pay for... Read more »

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Former navy vet says the effects of this are like PTSD (Hint: It's not war)

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Tom Rebman tried being homeless for a month; says it's "worse than he ever imagined." Read more »

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A solution to paying that medical bill you can't afford

“I had health insurance and I actually have a great job, but my daughter needed something that I wasn’t able to provide for her,” Paige Strate said. But a solution was available... Read more »

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12 kinds of late-night office emails

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Up late checking your email? You're bound to run into one of these 12 emails. Read more »

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Raising a kid will cost you $245,000 — Here are 12 things that cost the same

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Raising a child costs on average $245,000. So what does that look like in other ways? Here's a list. Read more »

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Dave Ramsey says: Don't make comparisons when asking for a raise

If you honestly feel like you deserve a raise because of your effort and performance, that’s fine. But don’t bring up your co-worker and what he or she makes in the discussion. Read more »

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Allow student loan bankruptcies, but hold colleges accountable?

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While making student loans bankruptcy-friendly became a cause cÉlÈbre on the left in the wake of Occupy Wall Street, in recent weeks the notion has found some support on the right as well. Read more »

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Food stamp use shows continued ‘underemployment’ pain

Luxuries were affordable for Linda Fish before she lost her job in retail management in 2009. Read more »

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Want to increase attraction in your relationship? Talk about money

al planning may seem like an unlikely source of romance. Read more »

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How this coffee shop helps people in need

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How to respond to homelessness in your neighborhood? One couple hired them. Read more »

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If disaster strikes, are you ready?

r can strike anytime, anywhere. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Middle-class shoppers more sensitive to back-to-school supply costs

The giant pencil cutouts screaming “One Big Sale Here” throughout the Target store are a dead giveaway: This is the country’s second-biggest shopping season. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Pimp My Cause matches marketers with causes

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"Online dating service" matches up nonprofits and professional volunteers. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Balancing act: Readers dispute prevalence of workplace bullying

Are Americans really being bullied at work? Or are U.S. workers just too sensitive to criticism? Several readers have sent these questions my way during the last month since I wrote a couple of... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2014

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Why you should still pack a school lunch for your children

This year the price of lunch at my kids’ school is $2.75 per meal. That’s the same price as last year. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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12 women who should be on dollar bills

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Men have dominated the dollar bills. Is it time to put a woman on there? Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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10 reasons dads should take paternity leave

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Not everyone can take paternity leave. But there are some considerable benefits for dad taking it when they can. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Renovation Solutions: Top remodeling challenges decoded

Architects look at results from Houzz.com survey reporting top five remodeling challenges for U.S. homeowners. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Real estate Q&A: Who gets the money?

We had an investment property that fell into foreclosure a few years ago. It finally went to auction and was bought by a third party for about $20,000 more than what we owed the lender. Who gets... Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Utah jobless rate at 3.6 percent

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for July grew by an estimated 3.6 percent, adding 45,900 jobs to the economy compared with July 2013. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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How rich kids get ahead: 4 striking findings

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A 30-year study follows 800 Baltimore kids and finds that success is largely determined by your parents. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Ask the Mompreneur: How to teach yourself what you need to know to run your business

There are a million things you need to learn as a business owner, in addition to the thing you’re really good at. You may be a superb butcher/baker/candlestick maker, but in order to survive... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Some questions and answers about credit scores

Credit scores are calculated using a variety of models that have small differences between them and generate similar but not identical scores. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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7 things your kids should know when they take a car to college

In their song, "Wide Open Spaces," the Dixie Chicks sing about a dad yelling, "Check the oil!" as he drops his daughter off at college. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Preparing for retirement in the modern age

Jean Tsou, 35, enjoys her career as a research-and-development engineer for a medical-equipment maker in the Seattle area. Other than the mortgage on the 1928 home she shares with her longtime... Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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