Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent...
More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, though the number of applications remains at a historically low level that is consistent with a healthy job market. Read more »
Four of the world's biggest banks agreed Wednesday to pay more than $5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to rigging the currency markets — a rare instance in which federal prosecutors... Read more »
Benjamin Lawsky, New York state's top financial regulator who collected billions of dollars in penalties and fees from Wall Street giants, announced Wednesday that he will step down. Read more »
Nearly a quarter of U.S. adults who were insured all last year lacked adequate protection from big medical bills based on their income, according to Commonwealth Fund research. Read more »
Improving child care needs to become a national priority, Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Wednesday, and she urged Republicans in Congress to provide more federal money to help working families care... Read more »
Elon Musk, the star CEO of the electric car company Tesla Motors and the rocket company SpaceX, staged an elaborate event last month to unveil a new product. Not a sleek new luxury car. Not a... Read more »
US stocks are little changed in early morning trading Wednesday as investors weigh several earnings reports and await the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policymaking meeting. Read more »
There are no "one size fits all" issues for small business in the 2016 presidential campaign. While candidates try to appeal to all small businesses, many owners want very specific things. Read more »
Target is reporting a 52 percent increase in its first-quarter profit on solid sales of fashion and baby items, offering evidence that its efforts to spruce up its merchandise are paying off. Read more »
A busy spring pushed Home Depot's first-quarter profit and revenue above Wall Street expectations and the world's biggest home improvement retailer raised its projections for both in 2015. Read more »
You’re going to be a busy guy for a while, but I’ll bet this lady’s worth it. Gaining control of your finances now will be a great gift for you both when you start your new life... Read more »
Many college and high school graduates will confront a number of money issues for the first time in their lives. So I'd like to offer some advice that you can use to help your graduate navigate... Read more »
FlexJobs recently surveyed 211 people under age 35 who want part-time work. Their answers about why they'd like to work part time, and how they would make it financially, were interesting. Read more »
Alan Doan's entrepreneurial dreams were to start the next Facebook or Google. Instead, the 32-year-old laid off software worker started a quilting business with his sister. Read more »
Data from the Utah Department of Workforce Services indicates that average wages in Utah ranked 37th nationally and follow a national trend of lagging behind annual inflation, effectively resulting... Read more »
According to a new study from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, college graduates who studied architecture and engineering are likely to make more money right out... Read more »
Choosing whether to lease or to buy a car can be an intimidating, confusing decision. Knowing some basic issues can make consumers' choices easier to navigate. Read more »
You can tell a lot about a person based on how he or she tips, at least according to author and researcher Kabir Sehghal. Read more »
Jim Miller and his wife, Linse, have found a unique business niche, one that makes perfect sense when you think of Sarasota as a southern outpost for the nation's Amish and Mennonite communities. Read more »
The Great Recession has shaped up to be one of the defining factors of the millennial generation, even when it comes to mental health. Read more »
When selling a home, you should be concerned with two general audiences: The first is the appraiser and the bank, and the other audience is the buyers. Your remodel should appeal to both audiences... Read more »
President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, held assets last year that were worth roughly $1.9 million to $6.9 million, according to their required financial disclosure reports. Read more »
When I realized I was paying off six different credit cards and not getting anywhere, I decided to consolidate my debt, like millions of other Americans. Read more »
.S. stock indexes inched lower in morning trading Friday, giving back some of their gains from a day before. Investors were weighing new data on U.S. manufacturing and the latest corporate earnings... Read more »
New incentives announced by the Governor's Office of Economic Development are expected to add 900 new jobs to the Utah economy over the next two decades. Read more »
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In a recent survey of millennial aged workers, 88 percent responded that "work-life integration" (which is slightly different from work-life balance) was one of the most valued attributes of... Read more »
We're all very partial to our flagship city here in Utah, but would it be the best move for our careers to find a home somewhere else? Glassdoor.com endeavored to answer just this question in a... Read more »
Looking for a job this year? Careers website CareerCast.com has lists of jobs worth looking into, but also (and perhaps more importantly) a list of jobs you might want to think about avoiding.... Read more »
Where in America has the best opportunity and pay as well as the happiest employees? Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Shareholders are considering whether Exxon Mobil should put a climate-change expert on its board. Read more »
Index funds can be a reliable and effective choice for mutual fund investors, provided they aren' trying to beat the market. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
The U.S. education system hasn't been revamped in over 100 years. Can it prepare kids for a high-tech world? Read more »
Some argue that the 40-hour workweek too often leads to overworked employees, which in turn is bad for productivity. Read more »
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 »
There's a new trend among America's elderly class, and it's kind of depressing. Read more »
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 »
A chart recently repromoted by the Pew Research Center gives some economic context to Los Angels' decision to raise their minimum wage. Read more »
When it comes to the modern American economy, location is everything. But a good location means higher housing costs. Read more »
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 »
Fawziyeh Sharif and dozens of other young women who make jeans for the U.S. market in a factory in this village in northern Jordan consider themselves lucky — even though they spend 48 hours... Read more »
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 »
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 »
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