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How having fewer, better-quality clothes can bring style and happiness

Cutting back on fast fashion and focusing on quality and classic styles can save money and make life easier.

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Utah gas prices climb 14 cents from last month

Utah fuel prices in May showed the greatest increase in the nation, jumping 28 cents per gallon. This month, the average price rose 14 cents, AAA reported. The current average price for regular... Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Jobs report looks sunny — will it stay that way?

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The June jobs report blew away expectations with 288,000 new jobs. Where are the jobs, and can we expect more of the same? Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Balancing act: Fight workplace bullying with better communication skills

Bullying is a problem in the workplace, but it doesn't have to be. Whether you're a person who sometimes acts as a bully, someone who is frequently a bully's target, or both, you can change. And... Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Contentment has to do with your state of being

If you have to surrender the joy in life to build extra wealth or build at a different pace — well, to me that’s just wrong. Read more »

July 8, 2014

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How this potato salad can help you save money on groceries

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Think you're spending too much on groceries? Here's how to spend less, inspired by one man's passion for potato salad. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Social Security Q&A: What is Supplemental Security Income?

Question: What is the purpose of Supplemental Security Income, or SSI? Read more »

July 7, 2014

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The Journey: Borrowing from 401(k) to pay mortgage has its risks

QUESTION: I read something a year ago about the possibility of paying off your mortgage with funds from a 401(k) plan without paying any penalty. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Why a positive emoji is a popular emoji

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Emojis are sensationally possible and continue to enter into the stream of American pop culture. But where did they come from? And why are they so popular? Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Pamela Yip: Take steps to keep medical bills from getting out of hand

No expenditure can hurl you toward financial ruin as quickly as medical bills. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Egypt president raises cigarette, alcohol prices to ease country's budget deficit

Egypt's president has issued a decree raising the sales tax on cigarettes, beer and wine. Read more »

July 6, 2014

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Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas

Kelly Parker was thrilled when she landed her dream job in 2012 providing tech support for Harley-Davidson's Tomahawk, Wisconsin, plants. The divorced mother of three hoped it was the beginning of... Read more »

July 6, 2014

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Dubai to build world's biggest shopping center

The shopping-loving city that is home to one of the world's largest shopping malls wants to build one even bigger. Read more »

July 6, 2014

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Room service draws buyers in US condo-hotel boom

Developers nationwide are reviving a concept that collapsed with the real estate crash in 2008: combining condos and hotels. Read more »

July 5, 2014

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U.S. federal debt continues to grow

The amount of debt issued by the U.S. Treasury and held by the public totaled just under $12.6 trillion last week. When borrowings between government entities are included, the total public debt... Read more »

July 4, 2014

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5 price hikes you and your family should expect

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Thought you would be able to save money this summer? Think again. Five things we do or use every day are expected to rise in price soon. Read more »

July 4, 2014

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College presidents say no to unions for athletes

Northwestern University on Thursday urged the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional ruling that would allow its scholarship football players to unionize, holding up the football program as exemplifying the... Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Who's to blame for your bad money skills?

Managing money doesn't come easily to everyone, which is why some argue it's time to rethink how we teach finance. Read more »

July 3, 2014

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US hiring likely strong for a 5th straight month

Hiring was likely robust for a fifth straight month in June, a sign that the economic recovery, now entering its sixth year, is finally gaining meaningful traction. Read more »

July 3, 2014

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A quick guide to the latest jobs report

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 288,000 jobs were added in June, and the unemployment rate has now dropped to 6.1 percent. Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Dow tops 17,000 after strong jobs report

The Dow Jones industrial average topped 17,000 for the first time Thursday, the index's first big 1,000-point milestone this year, following news that hiring in the U.S. accelerated last month. Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Housing payment should be less than 25 percent of monthly income

Your housing payment should not exceed 25 percent of your monthly take-home pay on a 15-year, fixed-rate mortgage. Read more »

July 3, 2014

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What's the hardest part of affording a home?

The slow housing recovery has often been cited as the primary reason the economy is not growing as expected after the Great Recession. Read more »

July 2, 2014

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Balancing act: Survey: Bullying is wreaking havoc in the workplace

Bullying isn't only a problem for children at school. According to a new survey from VitalSmarts, it's causing problems in offices, too. But just how big is the problem, and what is it costing... Read more »

July 1, 2014

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Ikea and Gap raise their own minimum wages

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Some companies — including burger joints — are raising their minimum wages without waiting on the federal government. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Why Facebook has been experimenting on you behind your back

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Details emerged Monday about an experiment Facebook conducted on its users without their knowledge and what that means for the future of the social network. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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