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The Behavioral Science Guy: What to say to a flirtatious co-worker

Dealing with what seems to be an office flirtation can be tricky to navigate and even trickier to identify.

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7 things you can afford that you take for granted

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For the middle class, things like laundry and tampons aren't hard to come by. But for someone living below the poverty threshold, these regular household items may just have to come last. Read more »

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Some fear auto industry returning to bad habits

Big discounts. Six- or seven-year loans, in some cases to buyers who would have been turned down in the past. Read more »

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Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations

Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don't want to share their viewing habits... Read more »

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Laundry Love: Groups across the nation are helping families with this simple task

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Some people can't afford to do their laundry, and that doesn't bode well for a society that insists on clean, good-smelling professionals. Laundry Love, a nationwide nonprofit, helps restore... Read more »

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'Deseret News National Edition': Common Core, budget problems and Honor Flight

The Deseret News National Edition focuses on issues pertaining to family, faith, education, culture, causes and finances. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2014

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Down payment for love: The costs and benefits of online dating

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Researchers of the online dating phenomenon have found that a disciplined consumer strategy, rather than casual browsing, can result in more success and satisfaction. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2014

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Freelancers and millennials help usher in the age of the independent worker

For much of the past century, the era of Big Work — the 40-hour workweek and its employer-provided benefits — were the foundation of our economy. That was then. Now, independent work is... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent

U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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13 ways Disney could use drones at its parks

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Disney filed for patents that include drones. Mostly, the drones would be used for special effects and its shows. But what else could Disney do with the air devices? Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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10 celebrity couples who have made marriage work

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Not all celebrity couples end in disaster. Here are 10 of them that have actually been doing really well. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?

Is it time to cash out of stocks? Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Applications for US unemployment aid slip to 298K

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000, a low level that signals employers are cutting few jobs and hiring is likely to... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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10 things to know about corporate inversions

Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Summit County sees credit card breach after fair, rodeo and demolition derby

Hundreds of bank accounts in Summit County are at risk after a third-party vendor of county fair tickets was compromised. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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10 jobs you can get right now

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America's middle class is suffering. It might be because many are unemployed. Here are 10 jobs with a bunch of openings. And it won't take a lot of effort to get them. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Ask the Mompreneur: 5 ways to botch a business lunch

Breaking bread with our business associates is such a normal thing, sometimes we forget the fine points of dining while doing deals. So here’s a quick rundown of mistakes to avoid at your... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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The Mortgage Professor: The CFPB is now a consumer complaint clearinghouse: Will that help consumers?

Markets for financial services often don’t work well for consumers. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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It's about time the government recognize the realities of parenthood

In the least surprising news of the decade, government officials announced recently that it’s expensive to raise a kid. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap

Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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10 things that are wicked attractive about the Northern U.S.

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A recent study found that many people are moving to the North. But why? Here are 10 things that are bringing people there. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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11 family friendly cars

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Wondering what car will work best for you and your family? Here's a list of 11 that may suit you. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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6 financial moves to prevent sleepless nights

Like car alarms that go off at 3 a.m. or those echoing drips in the bathroom sink, financial worries are costing many Americans sleep, according to a recent poll by the National Foundation for... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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3 ways insurers can still avoid covering the sick

Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Balancing act: Survey: Office etiquette has impact on advancement

All office workers deal with co-workers' bad manners at some point. But a new survey says good workplace etiquette could improve opportunities for advancement. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Government unlikely to take away investments

I think there’s less than a 1 percent chance they’d seize the actual assets. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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