Like car alarms that go off at 3 a.m. financial worries are costing many Americans sleep.
Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for July grew by an estimated 3.6 percent, adding 45,900 jobs to the economy compared with July 2013. Read more »
A 30-year study follows 800 Baltimore kids and finds that success is largely determined by your parents. Read more »
There are a million things you need to learn as a business owner, in addition to the thing you’re really good at. You may be a superb butcher/baker/candlestick maker, but in order to survive... Read more »
Credit scores are calculated using a variety of models that have small differences between them and generate similar but not identical scores. Read more »
In their song, "Wide Open Spaces," the Dixie Chicks sing about a dad yelling, "Check the oil!" as he drops his daughter off at college. Read more »
Jean Tsou, 35, enjoys her career as a research-and-development engineer for a medical-equipment maker in the Seattle area. Other than the mortgage on the 1928 home she shares with her longtime... Read more »
It happens every year: Summer seems to last forever, but then the end comes quickly enough to take everyone by surprise. Read more »
stepson moved into an apartment at a university, we went to the supermarket. Because he liked (and knew how to cook) chicken legs, I explained that if he bought a large package and froze a portion... Read more »
According to AAA Utah, Utahns are paying the 10th highest average price for gas in the country. Currently, Utah drivers pay $3.67 for a gallon of regular gasoline. The national average is $3.47. Read more »
Putting a freeze on your credit report only provides partial protection against identity theft. I’d also recommend having a good identity theft protection program in place. Read more »
Wallet Hub ranked each of the 50 states based on how well they care for their "underprivileged children." According to their website, Wallet Hub took into consideration 16 metrics that they felt... Read more »
Not interested in gambling away your money at the casino? Here are eight other things you can do with your family instead. Read more »
The casino industry is suffering at the hands of the slow pace of America's economic recovery. Read more »
6 steps to remove the dread of retirement planning. Read more »
A new Bankrate.com report indicates that, at $2,098 per year, Utah is the 11th least expensive state to operate a motor vehicle compared to the national average of $2,223. The report calculated the... Read more »
Consumers are being urged once again to take a massive international data breach seriously — and deal with changing their passwords. Read more »
Mother Lindsay Barnes already knows what the National Retail Federation is reporting in a recent study — it costs a lot to send kids back to school. Read more »
Q: Almost 30 years ago, I received some silver bars from my boss in lieu of a paycheck because he could not afford to pay me at the time. Now that I am retired, I’m thinking of selling the... Read more »
Max Schireson, is leaving his post as the CEO of MongoDB, a document-oriented database company. In an online blog post Schireson explains his reason — family. Read more »
Fair Isaac is changing the way it calculates FICO credit scores in a move that is expected to give some consumers a big lift. Read more »
Part of the method of design is to understand how the homeowner will use a room. Take the master bedroom for example. Determining the size and elements of this room depends on how it will be used... Read more »
The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Wednesday, Aug. 6: Read more »
The American Dream has evolved throughout the years, culminating into a utopian ideal full of high expectations and low tolerance for discomfort. Read more »
Post-secondary education has never been more important. Personal finance writer Liz Weston notes that “a college degree today is what a high school diploma was 60 years ago,” i.e., the... Read more »
A surge in lending to unsophisticated borrowers with poor credit, many of whom cannot afford them. Read more »
Older stories can be found in the story archives
Worried about losing your day job to some soulless machine? Well, you're not alone. Some economists are even projecting that 47 percent of "job categories" will become susceptible to... Read more »
Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the... Read more »
In the least surprising news of the decade, government officials announced recently that it’s expensive to raise a kid. Read more »
Like car alarms that go off at 3 a.m. or those echoing drips in the bathroom sink, financial worries are costing many Americans sleep, according to a recent poll by the National Foundation for... Read more »
Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients... Read more »
Hundreds of bank accounts in Summit County are at risk after a third-party vendor of county fair tickets was compromised. Read more »
Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap. Read more »
A recent study found that many people are moving to the North. But why? Here are 10 things that are bringing people there. Read more »
I spend a lot of money on food. (More than I spend on my mortgage.) Read more »
Wondering what car will work best for you and your family? Here's a list of 11 that may suit you. Read more »
America's middle class is suffering. It might be because many are unemployed. Here are 10 jobs with a bunch of openings. And it won't take a lot of effort to get them. Read more »
A budget can make a family more peaceful and make dollars go further, but what do you do when a spouse is not on board? Read more »
All office workers deal with co-workers' bad manners at some point. But a new survey says good workplace etiquette could improve opportunities for advancement. Read more »
I think there’s less than a 1 percent chance they’d seize the actual assets. Read more »
Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, "Are we there yet?" The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use. Read more »
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000, a low level that signals employers are cutting few jobs and hiring is likely to... Read more »
Faith-based investments sometimes cost more, but they can allow people motivated by their beliefs to rest easy knowing their money is with companies that align with their religious values. Read more »
The Mortgage Professor: The CFPB is now a consumer complaint clearinghouse: Will that help consumers?
Markets for financial services often don’t work well for consumers. Read more »
Breaking bread with our business associates is such a normal thing, sometimes we forget the fine points of dining while doing deals. So here’s a quick rundown of mistakes to avoid at your... Read more »
Obama administration announces new compromise on birth control; still can't get it right, say religious groups
Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control... Read more »
Attempts to halt an increase in the price of gasoline expected to hit consumers in January appear to be dead with just a week to go in the legislative session. Read more »
Burger King may be the home of the Whopper, but Canada may be the new home of Burger King. The restaurant operator said on Sunday that it was in talks to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian... Read more »
For years, it was “the Wild West” of real estate scams. Read more »
Since 2008, Sallie Mae has been producing a report about paying for college on an annual basis. Read more »
“I had health insurance and I actually have a great job, but my daughter needed something that I wasn’t able to provide for her,” Paige Strate said. But a solution was available... Read more »
- Will BYU cornerback Jordan Johnson play vs....
- Enemy camp: What UConn media thinks about...
- LDS Church releases video about overcoming...
- Parents say daughter didn't understand her...
- Attorney general deciding whether to appeal...
- Son of murdered woman felt peace in '91, now...
- Dick Harmon: It's Taysom Hill time on the...
- Salt Lake officer captured Dillon Taylor...
- 10 things to know about corporate... 25
- 3 ways insurers can still avoid... 12
- California push to avert higher gas... 10
- Mimicking the airlines, hotels get... 9
- Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons 8
- Cantwell targets small business loan... 3
- It's about time the government... 3
- Dave Ramsey says: Government unlikely... 3