Americans waste billions of dollars on fees and charges that can be avoided.
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U.S. investors got a serious jolt Monday when the Dow Jones industrial average tumbled 1,000 points minutes after the market opened in a wave of selling that circled the globe after a historic... Read more »
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Review: 'Blissful and Domestic' blogger who learned the hard way shares tips for 'Living a Beautiful Life on Less'
Self-proclaimed budgeting diva Danielle Wagasky offers tips and experiences to help make ends meet and stretch each dollar in “Living a Beautiful Life on Less.” Read more »
Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for July 2015 grew by an estimated 4.5 percent, adding 59,100 jobs compared with July 2014. Utah’s current employment level registers at nearly 1.4... Read more »
A new analysis by FiveThirtyEight found that raising a ballerina costs approximately $100,000. It's a crazy sum for almost any family, but especially so for kids from low-income families. Read more »
While headlines nationwide trumpet companies that are expanding maternity and paternity leave, about a fourth of new mothers are back at work within two weeks, report says. Read more »
Growing concerns about a slowdown in China shook markets around the world on Friday, driving the U.S. stock market to its biggest drop in nearly four years. Read more »
The Dannemiller family spent a year making purchases only out of necessity and, along the way, discovered five things people don't need but think they do. Read more »
The damage spans the globe. Read more »
For anyone who’s experienced the afternoon coma that follows lunch, you understand exactly what bite-by-bite means — that the food you eat today affects your performance today. Read more »
Global stocks fell further Friday after unexpectedly weak Chinese manufacturing data fueled concern about global growth. Read more »
Every family knows college is expensive. What can make it really pricey are those costs that few people anticipate. Read more »
When it comes to financial services, Salt Lake City is now a global powerhouse, boasting the second-largest Goldman Sachs office in the U.S. and the world's fourth-largest. What was in 2000 a small... Read more »
DirectTV customers might find black space where KSL-TV used to be as of midnight Thursday. Read more »
In their yearly "Best Places to Live" rankings, Money Magazine ranked Draper as the 18th best small city. Read more »
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Federal Reserve officials appeared to edge closer last month to a decision to raise interest rates as early as September. At the same time, officials remained concerned about low inflation,... Read more »
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Americans waste billions of dollars on fees and charges that can be avoided. Here are some prime culprits and cash-saving strategies. Read more »
So much of life is a series of trade-offs. The give-and-take in my life has had a direct impact on my desire to build balance, and it has changed significantly since I switched jobs a few months ago. Read more »
No matter how tired you are or how little free time you seem to have, you must make time do a written budget every month. This is essential, and it really doesn’t take long. Read more »
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More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but applications remain at historically near low levels in a positive sign for the U.S. economy amid a broader global slowdown. Read more »
Maybe, instead of arguing against the fact that people want to be noticed, we should embrace it and learn from it. How can we make it easy for people to say, “Look at what I’m doing.... Read more »
The media warned those saving for retirement not to react to this week's market fluctuations. A survey released this week by Charles Schwab indicates, however, that it's other factors — not... Read more »
As the banking industry serves the financing needs of small businesses, a very important partner is the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Without the SBA, far fewer small businesses would... Read more »
A federal judge granted class-action status Tuesday to a lawsuit in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers, upping the stakes for the ride-hailing company in the case. Read more »
Budgets might seem set in stone, but budget hacking helps those who practice it reduce fixed expenses and use that money elsewhere. Read more »
Markets slumped Monday after a U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested a September interest rate hike still was possible and weak Japanese factory activity provided more evidence of a sluggish... Read more »
For the first time, the NCAA is allowing college athletes to receive money in their scholarships to cover the so-called cost of attendance, those expenses beyond tuition, room and board, books and... Read more »
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