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Hillary Rodham Clinton proposed a series of steps on Wednesday to lessen the burden of out-of-pocket medical bills for Americans covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. Read more »
Many researchers, but not all, think that allowances are a good way to teach children the importance of budgeting — but they need to be accompanied by frequent conversations with their parents. Read more »
Today I've got a question for the experienced parents out there. It's simply this: How do you do it? How can you be a good, involved and watchful parent while also letting your children grow,... Read more »
The Labor Department, directed by the Obama administration, is proposing that more advisers, when giving retirement investment advice, put their clients' best interest first. Read more »
You know how I always tell people to budget their money? You can do the same kind of thing with your time. Read more »
Gas prices in Utah and the rest of the West may still be higher than the national average, but that trend is expected to change in the not so distant future. Read more »
One of the most common fears of remodeling is a project snowballing out of control. The common budget problems can be avoided. Read more »
As Chinese President Xi Jinping makes his first state visit to Washington this week, the outlook for relations is decidedly murkier than when he hosted President Barack Obama at their last summit... Read more »
The CEO of Volkswagen apologized Sunday and VW customers said they felt duped after the Environmental Protection Agency revealed that the German automaker skirted clean air rules by rigging... Read more »
The startup Raise.me's new scholarship program allows students to earn money for college based on their high school accomplishments, and students are cashing in. Read more »
In an increasingly cashless society, people rarely worry about losing track of their spare change. But financially savvy spenders say that's the wrong attitude to have. Read more »
We tried to plan a vacation that we thought was most important for our family, but turned out to be far down the priority list. Exposing our planning and specifics of our household budget to our... Read more »
A much-discussed part of the Republican debate Wednesday night was candidates discussing who they'd like to see on the $10 bill, and changes made to bills have spurred discussion in the past. Read more »
Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury securities fell again in July as China, the biggest foreign owner of U.S. government debt, cut back its holdings. Read more »
For seven years — through political fights, Europe debt crises and market panic — investors could count on one thing: Short-term U.S. interest rates would stay locked near zero. Read more »
UPS said Tuesday it will hire 90,000 to 95,000 employees — about the same as last year — to help handle shipping and deliveries over the holiday season. Read more »
A recent question from a reader provides an opportunity to talk about gift-giving expectations for all occasions. Read more »
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Hopefully you are already doing the normal things to save money, such as managing your home thermostat, brown-bagging your lunch and paying off your credit cards in full each month. Here are 11... Read more »
Bloomberg reports that states such as West Virginia and Nebraska have raised the minimum wage and seen the negative impacts. Can Utah afford to make these same mistakes? Read more »
According to a paper from the Economic Policy Institute, families in most states spend more on child care than they do on rent. In addition, child care costs more than college in 24 states. Read more »
A new survey found that things like work-life balance, managers who emphasized transparency and positive company culture were major factors in deciding whether people stayed with a job or looked... Read more »
The Affordable Care Act is set to put a 40 percent tax on expensive health care plans offered by employers. Many politicians now want to repeal it, though many argue this "Cadillac Tax" is key for... Read more »
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Tipping is an everyday issue, one that becomes all the more important during the holiday season. Here's a guide to tipping all year long. Read more »
A paper by the U.S. Federal Reserve indicates that a correlation between shared high credit scores between partners and relationship success exists. What does that mean for you and your partner? Read more »
Maybe asking whether college is worth it is not quite the right question. ... Instead, we should be asking graduates: How much is too much to borrow to go to college? Read more »
According to a Harvard Business School study, praise from friends, family and colleagues creates "best-self activation." Here's what that means and how the study found that a bit of praise every... Read more »
A college degree practically stamped Andres Aguirre's ticket to the middle class. Yet at age 40, he's still paying the price of admission. Read more »
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