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How can we raise money-smart kids? The task begins at home

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau estimated in 2013 that outstanding student loans have swelled.

Obamacare may not be as expensive as we thought

According to the CBO, the net cost of the Affordable Care Act is projected to be cost $5 billion less in 2014 than originally projected. Read more »

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How much did President Obama donate to his local church?

The release of President Obama’s tax returns has generated plenty of discussion, but some of the most interesting tidbits come not from how much he got, but from how much he gave. Read more »

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Utah consumer prices up 1.4 percent over one year ago

The Zions Bank Wasatch Front Consumer Price Index increased 0.7 percent from February to March. Over the past 12 months, prices have increased in Utah by 1.4 percent. Read more »

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U.S. 'tax freedom day' is 3 days later than in 2013

The Tax Foundation estimates the average person will work until April 21 before his or her income is sufficient to pay estimated taxes for the year. Read more »

April 15, 2014

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The dangers of financially illiterate politicians

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Just because people are voted or appointed into public positions that control budgets of millions of dollars doesn't mean they suddenly become financially savvy. Read more »

April 15, 2014

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City life offers better health, bigger ladder

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People living in dense urban areas are not only more likely to be thinner and healthier, they are also more likely to move up the income ladder. Read more »

April 15, 2014

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J&J Q1 net up 8 percent on sales jump, lower costs

Johnson & Johnson says its first-quarter profit rose 8 percent, because of restrained costs and a big jump in prescription drug sales. The world's biggest maker of health care products easily... Read more »

April 15, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Invest in growth stock mutual funds

If you’re looking for things to help you survive the apocalypse, you’re talking about food and water. But if you want rational, well-reasoned investments, you need to look at growth... Read more »

April 14, 2014

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Taxing taxes: Who is paying more, and should they?

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The top earners are now starting to feel the pinch of tax laws that raised their income taxes. Meanwhile some experts want them to pay even more. Read more »

April 14, 2014

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College football, basketball athletes worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to NCPA and Drexel study

College football and basketball players could be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to a report from NBC's Mark Koba. Read more »

April 14, 2014

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Social Security Q&A: Disability

I applied for disability benefits, but was denied. I’d like to appeal. Can I do it online? Read more »

April 14, 2014

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Retirement assets are making a comeback

Retirement assets at the end of 2013 were the highest on record, a strong indication that many savers have seen their investment accounts bounce back from the financial crisis of 2008 when the... Read more »

April 14, 2014

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Deseret News National Edition: Neon Trees, ways to end poverty and 'The Ten Today' series

This week’s Deseret News National Edition tackles the Ten Commandments, ways to end poverty and forgiveness. Read more »

April 13, 2014

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Photo gallery: Students learn the ABCs of saving

In honor of National Teach Children to Save Day, Zions Bank President and CEO Scott Anderson and Executive Vice President Rob Brough visited fourth-grade students at Escalante Elementary School in... Read more »

April 13, 2014

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Scams, fraud prevalent during tax season

As Tax Day approaches, the Internal Revenue Service warns taxpayers to beware of scammers involved in identity theft and other forms of tax fraud. Read more »

April 13, 2014

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How to get more time to file your tax return

America's annual tax reckoning is here once again and for many who have yet to file their federal tax return, that means a mad dash to beat Uncle Sam's deadline. Read more »

April 13, 2014

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Savers beware: Fees may be shrinking your 401(k)

It's the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Renovation Solutions: 2014 expected to be a good year for remodeling

The experts in housing and remodel market analysis say 2014 should be a good year for the remodeling industry. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Do we work too much, or too little?

How much work is too much work? France and Sweden have some interesting answers. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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White House equal pay push faces awkward pushback

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The White House was caught flat-footed this week when a skeptical press challenged both its "women earn 77 cents on the dollar" meme and the White House's own "88 cents of the dollar" reality. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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$4 billion: Bogus tax refunds a growing problem

An Internet connection and a bunch of stolen identities are all it takes for crooks to collect billions of dollars in bogus federal tax refunds. And the scam is proving too pervasive to stop. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Down but not out, laid-off workers look to self-employment programs

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Laid-off workers skip the job search with self-employment assistance programs — and try going into business for themselves. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Economic development board approves incentives to create 135 jobs

The Governor's Office of Economic Development on Thursday approved tax incentives that would allow Pactiv and Wilson Electronics expand their presence in Utah and create at least 135 new jobs. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Why the 'Heartbleed' bug is a major threat to your online life

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A new bug has surfaced on the Internet, and it could have disastrous effects on online users. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Oil and gas industry sees spike in wages, but growth comes with cost

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The BLS reports that the U.S. average annual wage for the oil and gas industry was about $107,200 in 2012. The average for all workers is $49,000. But while the wages are good, the industry's... Read more »

April 9, 2014

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