I hope you’ll consider volunteering. You will find that service becomes an important part of a well-balanced life.
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Cherry Hill Mall in New Jersey enacted entrance fees for children to sit on Santa's lap. That changed, though, after anger from parents. Read more »
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Social programs should be measured based on outcomes rather than activities. Paying for success saves taxpayer money and improves the magnitude and effectiveness of results. Read more »
Customer service is important, but it isn't part of every company's culture. A new survey indicates that this lack of focus could be costing businesses a significant chunk of money every year. Read more »
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I’ve found you can reduce a lot of the fear when it comes to hiring simply by doing your due diligence — and then some — during the hiring process. Read more »
U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as markets around the world are holding up better than many expected in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris. Read more »
Gianfranco Romeo sits at a table at his trattoria off the Pantheon, casting scorn over the idea that he's a frontman for a feared mafia clan. Read more »
Bold new ideas for helping Syrian refugees and their overburdened Middle Eastern host countries are gaining traction among international donors, shocked into action by this year's migration of... Read more »
Economists are awaiting Thursday's Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey to see if the rate of people quitting their jobs for something better reflects a bump in the kind of turnover that could... Read more »
The value of stocks, crude oil and the European currency is likely to fall this week as investors worry about what the Paris terror attacks will do to consumer confidence and key parts of the... Read more »
In a battle of two culinary schools, the rules single out for-profits but ignore worse outcomes at a local community college. Read more »
The 1 percent versus the 99 percent? The federal government versus the rest of us? As best I can tell, the country’s true main division is between the 30 percent who are thriving and the rest... Read more »
Planning your itemized budget ahead of time will allow you to see the big picture and give you time to determine where you can cut back and where you should buy the best. Read more »
Some Americans may have just received a check in the mail from "Walmart" — except it's not really Walmart, and it's not a real check. Read more »
After online poker's demise in 2011, daily fantasy sports have rapidly become the king of online betting. But the rise has brought scrutiny that could kill the industry, and now partnering with... Read more »
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How do you have a wedding without debt? It’s really simple. You have a wedding with the money you have. There’s nothing wrong with small, inexpensive weddings. Read more »
At no time since the 1940s have this many young women lived with their parents or other relatives, according to a new report from Pew Research Center. Young men are living with folks, too, but not... Read more »
Don't let scammers take advantage of you this Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday. The Better Business Bureau of Utah and the Utah Division of Consumer Protection offers tips for safe online spending. Read more »
We’ve done the heavy lifting for you and found the six people at your workplace you must thank — now and year round. Read more »
When confusion, chaos and crowds lead to a personal human connection and a tower of Crock-Pots, one man ponders on the deeper meanings of materialism and life during a Black Friday excursion in the... Read more »
An economic engine. A jumpstart for lower-income students. A partnership with businesses to groom a workforce. The idea of free community college has been touted as all these, by President Barack... Read more »
Black Friday shopping is shifting from hours spent in line to more time online. Read more »
Having the ultimate entertaining house that functions just as well on special occasions as it does every day will make the quality of life for the holidays just a little bit brighter. Read more »
Maintenance and repair of your vehicles are an ongoing expense. It’s just part of owning them. That means you should have a category in your monthly budget for this sort of thing. Read more »
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Friday he plans to take two months of paternity leave when his child is born. Here's why The Washington Post said, "It's hard to overstate what a... Read more »
Hillary Rodham Clinton wants voters to know she is no friend of Wall Street. But Wall Street has frequently been a friend to her. Read more »
When we talk about "retirement," it's assumed that word means not working at all. But that's not the case for many people. Read more »
No matter what you do or how you do it, I hope you’ll consider volunteering. You not only will feel the joy that comes from helping others but also will find that service becomes an important... Read more »
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