Cutting back on fast fashion and focusing on quality and classic styles can save money and make life easier.
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The more I write about my quest for better work-life balance, the more likely I am to see lessons in everything around me. For example, I have recently seen such lessons both in the faces of old... Read more »
A recent audit of Utah's property tax system revealed a miscalculation that caused property owners in the state to be undertaxed by more than $100 million since 2006. Read more »
More than five years after one of the worst economic downturns in U.S. history, a lot of us have decided it’s safe to take a vacation again. Read more »
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Citigroup will pay $7 billion to settle an investigation into risky subprime mortgages, the type that helped fuel the financial crisis. Read more »
Doug Immel recently completed his custom-built dream home, sparing no expense on details like cherry-wood floors, cathedral ceilings and stained-glass windows — in just 164 square feet of... Read more »
Society thinks life ends after 55 years of age, but this 82-year-old proves that it's actually just beginning
An 82-year-old woman is getting the chance of a lifetime to have her own art exhibit. But she's just one of many older workers stepping into the workforce. Read more »
Every July 4, people celebrate our nation's independence by going camping, watching a fireworks display or grilling some burgers. Read more »
Summer has finally arrived, which means you're going to feel hotter — some days a lot hotter than others. Read more »
Casinos are a favorite stop for seniors and can build their sense of control and self-concept. But are there other problems with gambling that should be considered? Read more »
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced approval of two tax incentive packages that could bring 500 new jobs to Utah. Read more »
The surge in part-time jobs — both voluntary and "involuntary" — is not necessarily a good sign for the economy. Read more »
Debt-relief agencies are charging borrowers big money to consolidate their federal student loans. In truth, federal loan consolidation is a free right that the government offers to all borrowers,... Read more »
Congressional Republican leaders on Thursday blasted President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border crisis, saying Obama caused the problem and now wants Congress to sign off on... Read more »
Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, driving down the level of applications to nearly the lowest in seven years. Read more »
This year, 19 farmers markets in Utah will be accepting food stamp benefits, including seven markets accepting them for the first time. Read more »
A couple of restaurant workers were recently given $100 in tips. What does that say about the future of minimum wage work and its value to society? Read more »
In Madison, Wis., where Wi-Fi hot spots often are easier to find than a parking space, you wouldn’t think that a cafe would turn off its wireless Internet connection. Read more »
Every summer I solemnly swear that I’m going to spend the next several months in the water, yet I never do. Read more »
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A list of the most livable small towns in 2014 has just been released by the website Livability , and Heber City, Utah, has made the cut. To qualify, a town must have a population of less than... Read more »
People have so many clothes they sometimes don't know what to do with them. But cutting back on fast fashion and focusing on quality and classic styles can save money and make life easier. Read more »
One of the original restaurants at The Gateway will serve its last meal in Salt Lake City early next month. Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill announced Tuesday it will be closing its Utah location... Read more »
New research puts American teens at the lower end of the spectrum for financial literacy. Research sparks debate over education reform. Read more »
You don’t use life insurance to leave an estate. It’s a bad idea. You leave an estate by saving and investing. Read more »
Menus at restaurants are full of clever ways to get people to spend more money and to buy the most profitable items. Read more »
According to a new survey, a low salary isn't the most likely factor that will cause someone to leave a job. Rather, a lack of support from managers and limited work-life balance are the real deal... Read more »
CustomerContactChannels, a global provider of customer contact strategies and solutions, is announcing plans to grow its Salt Lake City operations. The company plans to hire as many as 1,000 new... Read more »
While home ownership is not a lone silver bullet to creating a thriving middle class, favorable mortgage terms are an important factor in middle-class success. Read more »
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Editor's note: This list originally ran on HSH.com. It has been reprinted here with permission. First-time homebuyers are crucial to healthy housing markets because they enable existing... Read more »
Utah is tied for the second lowest unemployment rate in the nation, as the state’s jobless rate dropped to 3.5 percent. Nationally, the U.S. unemployment rate registered at 6.1 percent. Read more »
Car insurance costs 89 percent more after Utah couples add a teen driver to their policy, according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report. That’s tied for the 15th-highest increase in the country. Read more »
With wounds from the Great Recession still fresh, chastened Americans are hoarding more cash in their checking accounts than at any time in the last 25 years. Read more »
If family births are the most joyous occasions for almost all of us, family deaths are the polar opposite. Read more »
I’ll admit it. I’m a sucker for money psychology studies. And it’s not just because I write about money. On a sheer curiosity level, they’re fascinating. Read more »
Forget the big number you’re aiming for in your 401(k). Read more »
Baby boomers and millennials have had different experiences in the recovery from the recession. Read more »
Only 30 percent of Americans still live in the town where they grew up, and such relocation is largely influenced by the hope for a better job. Read more »
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Puerto Rico's government has managed its first balanced budget in more than a decade. Sales tax revenues are up and the publicly owned power company has won breathing room to pay its debts. Read more »
Everybody wants a discount on car insurance. Why else would we watch the Esurance TV ads where a crazy lady in the beige turtleneck named Beatrice talks about how she shops for car insurance and... Read more »
Nearly a dozen states believe they’ve found a way to encourage people to save more money — and have fun doing it. And the idea costs not a dime in state funds. Read more »
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