Asking someone about their debt, or how much they make on a first date is weird — even by my standards.
Best Buy's shares sank Thursday after the nation's largest consumer electronics chain reduced its sales outlook for the fourth-quarter as it reported weak holiday business in mobile phones and... Read more »
Stocks are mixed in the early going as the market stabilizes following its worst drop since September. Read more »
Most Americans will lose in this week's Powerball drawing, yet they keep buying tickets. Read about what happens to those who lose the lottery and where all the money goes. Read more »
World shares rose Wednesday after China reported improved exports in December, salving nerves about the world's No. 2 economy, though a rally in Shanghai's stock market was short-lived. Read more »
Airbus overcame technical toilet troubles and engine delays to win hundreds more plane orders in 2015 than rival Boeing, but a bigger problem may cloud this year for both companies: China's... Read more »
AT&T is once again experimenting with offering unlimited data plans to smartphone customers while promoting its DirecTV service, signaling a potential reversal of industry trends toward data... Read more »
After two fun holiday weeks, I've jumped back into workday stress. That's not ideal, and I'm pretty sure many of you are in the same boat right now. What's more, according to some new data, the... Read more »
The reason you can't keep your financial resolutions can usually be traced to the issues, resentments or childhood memories you just can't release. Think hard. What’s holding you back from... Read more »
You have some things in your life that are pulling at you financially. At some point, you may have to take a long look at the situation and ask the hard question, “What is more important to... Read more »
Stocks slipped Friday morning, a day after the market had its worst day in three months. Indexes gave up an early gain driven by a report of strong job growth in December. The week is shaping up to... Read more »
Knowing what sort of insurance you need can be confusing to an inexperienced shopper. Here's a helpful guide for young people buying insurance for the first time. Read more »
For months, U.S. employers have steadily added jobs even as global growth has flagged and financial markets have sunk. Friday's jobs report for December may provide some hints of whether that trend... Read more »
Thinking about investing your money for the future? Here's an explanation of the most basic type of investment and some ideas to keep in mind when looking at investing. Read more »
Talk about a comeback. Read more »
Don't look for a small business boom in 2016. Read more »
The official IRS watchdog is warning that the agency may soon dramatically scale back telephone and face-to-face service as part of a plan that would focus more on online accounts for taxpayers... Read more »
First-time parents can feel a lot of stress as they dive into parenting and all the expenses involved with it. It is especially hard when there is no good go-to rule for preparing for parenting.... Read more »
Americans are buying more new cars than ever before. Read more »
Yang Lihua was one of millions of small investors Beijing encouraged to join a stock-buying frenzy last year. But the Shanghai newspaper editor sold after prices collapsed in June and she vowed... Read more »
Without a focus on improving teacher effectiveness within the dialogue on improving public education and student outcomes, we will fail to fully capitalize on and support one of the greatest... Read more »
I want to push you, but I also recognize that you can only do what you can do. So if you've got a plan, you got this. Read more »
I may be biased, but as I reflect on 2015, I believe it was the year in which the issue of work-life balance gained the momentum it will need to become a primary topic of business conversation for... Read more »
Christmas always falls on Dec. 25. Don’t wait until Thanksgiving to realize it’s right around the corner. You could even get a real jump on things and set a little bit aside each month... Read more »
Your first new car is an exciting experience for most people. But make the most of it by knowing how to go about getting the best deal possible. Read more »
First-time homebuying can be overwhelming. Here are seven things to keep in mind when looking for that first home. Read more »
U.S. stocks are opening 2016 on a grim note, dropping sharply after a plunge in China and declines in Europe. Read more »
Target's efforts to draw shoppers back into its stores are paying off. Read more »
Stock market took investors for a wild ride in 2015, but in the end it was a trip to nowhere. Read more »
Companies around the world spent a record $5.04 trillion on acquisitions in 2015, according to Dealogic, as slow worldwide economic growth and low interest rates pushed companies to combine forces. Read more »
Jan. 1 will ring in a new year and a slew of new minimum wages for 13 U.S. states, not unlike the first day of 2015, when 20 states and the District of Columbia saw minimum wage increases. Read more »
The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index registered at 108.9 for December — down 5.1 points. Declining expectations for the next six months was the main reason for the decline, as... Read more »
The unexpected consequences of financial choices surfaced repeatedly throughout the year in some of our best stories on financial responsibility, from the impact of marijuana legalization in... Read more »
Here are 10 of Yoda's maxims, taken from previous Star Wars films, that you can use to become a Jedi money master. Read more »
For most Russians, it's not New Year's without a Salad Olivier, a dish meant to augur prosperity. This year, soaring food costs mean the tradition can also be a painful reminder of how rapidly many... Read more »
Make sure you have a clear understanding of exactly how much — if any — financial support would be required. Set these financial boundaries, and also be clear on when you expect the... Read more »
First-person account of impact of Deseret News National's coverage of financial responsibility. Read more »
Grocery store favorites like Betty Crocker and Hamburger Helper are hurting. Cheerios, still the nation’s No. 1 cereal brand, needs some help. Read more »
A recent survey found that 32 percent of respondents said they became more productive during the week before a major holiday, while 22 percent said their output waned during that time. Where do you... Read more »
Minimalism aims to make life simpler and more rewarding. There are financial benefits along the way as well. Read more »
When Santa is watching, you know you’ll reap what you sow. Think about that. Santa notices. Read more »
Joe Anderson's outside-the-box thinking finally paid off. Read more »
When the Third Avenue Focused Credit Fund investment firm collapsed last week, it reopened scrutiny of the market for junk bonds, which have been a major player in fueling the high capital flowing... Read more »
Thinking differently and changing your gift-buying behaviors may be a little tough at first, but trust me, it’s worth the effort. Read more »
It's OK if young folks live with their folks. It's not a sign that they are financial failures. Given the current economic reality for so many, the new normal is economic interdependence. Read more »
A strong showing Sunday by a pair of upstart parties in Spain's general election upended the country's traditional two-party system, with the ruling Popular Party winning the most votes but falling... Read more »
Businesses that fall behind the curve 10 years from now will look as absurd as the people who still insist a Blackberry is the way to go. Read more »
Salt Lake City was named 12th in DataFox's study "2015 Best Cities to Found a Startup Outside Silicon Valley and New York" and "the ideal place to start a company" for those who want a... Read more »
More often shoppers are making the decision to sit on their couches than head to stores this holiday season. Read more »
Women may be badly outnumbered in the top ranks of corporate America, but at least they aren't underpaid. Read more »
Most Utah companies struggle in some way to find qualified employees, according to a Utah Foundation report released Wednesday. Read more »
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