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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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6 retirement saving pitfalls and how to avoid them

Workers' confidence in their ability to fund retirement is rebounding, according to a recent survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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8 money management tips for newlyweds

Financial problems are a major contributor to marriage problems and divorce. Here are 8 tips to help couples stay on the same page financially. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Twitter tweaks website to attract new users

As Twitter looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users, the company is introducing a redesign of profile pages that includes bigger photos, more user controls and a distinct... Read more »

April 9, 2014

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5 ways to end poverty: Why it's not a matter of money

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What does it take to alleviate poverty? More than money and more than Bill Gates-size optimism. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Medicare database reveals top-paid doctors making millions

Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Obama plans to fight the gender pay gap, but will it work?

The gender pay gap is back in the news, and this time it is President Barack Obama who put it there. Read more »

April 8, 2014

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Balancing act: Avoid nasty surprises of new job by preparing before interview

Have you ever been surprised by an unexpected duty shortly after starting a new job? In a new survey, 41 percent of respondents said a role they had accepted at a company was different than what... Read more »

April 8, 2014

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Bitcoin: The realities of virtual currency

More individuals and merchants are transitioning into the realm of cryptocurrency like Bitcoin — a digital or virtual medium of exchange that uses cryptography for security, making it... Read more »

April 8, 2014

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