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How to avoid wasting money on fees: Learn these cash-saving strategies

Americans waste billions of dollars on fees and charges that can be avoided.

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Forum aims to educate women on money management

The Utah Women & Leadership Project will host an event called “Cents and Sensibility: Women and Money” on Sept. 9 at Utah Valley University to educate young women about the importance... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Global markets rebound as China cuts rates to help economy

U.S. stocks jumped at the open after China's central bank cut interest rates to support its economy. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Utahns want diverse housing, transportation options, survey says

More Utahns are putting a high priority on having a variety of affordable housing options available that are close to where they work and to other amenities, according to new data released Tuesday... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Tips for talking to friends and family about losing a job

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Losing a job can be stressful and scary for anybody, but especially so for those supporting a family and children. Here are tips for talking to spouses, children, extended family and friends about... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Dave Ramsey: Use good judgment in online marketplace

I wouldn’t say never buy anything on places like eBay, but I would try to use some common sense and judgment. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: Students should use cash, not credit

We should not be teaching young adults that credit is a safety net. Cash is their saving grace. Of course, at some point, having good credit will matter — but not in their formative financial... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Balancing act: Survey: Many people work because they want to, not just need to

A new survey of parents who are interested in work flexibility found that 90 percent reported "needing" to work, but 63 percent also reported "wanting" to work. As always, though, every family... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Why you don't need to panic about Monday’s stock market crash

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More than half of American families invest in stocks. Should those families be worried after Monday's market crash? Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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US stocks pare losses after 1,000-point Dow plunge

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 »

Aug. 24, 2015

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Teens are shopping more like their recession-scarred parents

Gone are the spending sprees. Teens are shopping like their parents during the back-to-school season, and that's putting a lot of pressure on retailers to change the way they market to them. More... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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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 »

Aug. 24, 2015

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'A war on talent': Jobless rate at 3.6 percent in Utah

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 »

Aug. 23, 2015

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Think your child's extracurricular activity is expensive? Try raising a ballerina

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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 »

Aug. 23, 2015

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Why some moms go back to work 2 weeks after giving birth

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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 »

Aug. 22, 2015

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US stocks tumble on global slowdown fears

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 »

Aug. 21, 2015

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3 things you don't really need from a family who knows

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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 »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Improving your productivity potential bite by bite

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 »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Global stocks fall after China factory weakness

Global stocks fell further Friday after unexpectedly weak Chinese manufacturing data fueled concern about global growth. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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The perils of unexpected college costs

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Every family knows college is expensive. What can make it really pricey are those costs that few people anticipate. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Natalie Gochnour: Salt Lake City is earning a new title: 'Wall Street of the West'

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 »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Impasse left DirecTV customers without KSL

DirectTV customers might find black space where KSL-TV used to be as of midnight Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Money Magazine ranks Draper as one of the best small U.S. cities to live in

In their yearly "Best Places to Live" rankings, Money Magazine ranked Draper as the 18th best small city. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Fed last month appeared to be moving closer to a rate hike

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 »

Aug. 19, 2015

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