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1 number you should check each year to avoid identity theft

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

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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 »

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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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How much the minimum wage was really worth in 2014

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A chart recently repromoted by the Pew Research Center gives some economic context to Los Angels' decision to raise their minimum wage. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Is the 40-hour workweek falling out of fashion?

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Some argue that the 40-hour workweek too often leads to overworked employees, which in turn is bad for productivity. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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There's a new trend among America's elderly class, and it's kind of depressing

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There's a new trend among America's elderly class, and it's kind of depressing. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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These three countries offer insights into the challenges families face in an aging society

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At the end of WWII, the United States, Italy and Germany each had about the same elderly population. Now a new Pew report examines what family support looks like in each of them — and... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Young widows speak out about managing grief, seeking support

Nine days after her husband died unexpectedly, Sheryl Sandberg took to Facebook to describe her return to the sidelines for her daughter's soccer game. There, a grandmother who had been widowed... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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McDonald's CEO faces shareholders amid protests, sales woes

McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook is set to make his debut before shareholders at the company's annual meeting Thursday at a time when the chain is facing declining sales and ongoing protests over... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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US home sales slide in April amid listing shortage

Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in April due to relatively few listings and rising prices, a trend that could weigh on the recovering housing market. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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