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John Hoffmire: Why anti-poverty aid needs financial literacy

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Whether it relates to wealth accumulation, credit-card debt, or simply saving money for a rainy day, financial literacy around the globe is remarkably low. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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The office space of the future bans sitting

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A project called The End of Sitting is swapping traditional desks and chairs for a complex where employees do their work standing, leaning, or lying down. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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Randy Shumway: Environmental costs, economic benefits of hydraulic fracturing

On its journey toward increased reliance on renewable energy, the United States has taken an unlikely detour back to traditional oil and natural gas production. "Fracking" has become one of the... Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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High court case could foil government suits over job bias

The Supreme Court could put the brakes on the Obama administration's growing crackdown against companies facing claims of discrimination against women, minorities and other protected groups. Read more »

Jan. 11, 2015

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AP Source: GM plans affordable 200-mile electric car in 2017

General Motors plans to start selling an affordable electric car in 2017 that will be able to go 200 miles on a single charge. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2015

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Men, especially single fathers, still hurting in today's economy

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Men have yet to fully recover from the economic recession with regards to employment. Male-dominated industries were disproportionately hurt by the recession, therefore men were hurt... Read more »

Jan. 10, 2015

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Obama wants to see 2 'free' years of community college

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President Obama is calling for two free years of community college education, though the push for universal access to higher education may have bipartisan appeal. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2015

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Renovation Solutions: Why upgrading your front door will help you save money on your energy bill

Simple changes to your front door can enhance the energy efficiency of your entire house, keeping you warmer and saving you money all winter long. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2015

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What's so healthy about Utah?

A recent study by Nerdwallet placed Salt Lake City as the sixth healthiest city in America. So what makes it so? Read more »

Jan. 9, 2015

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Baby boomers are gradually stepping into retirement

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Baby boomers are more interested in retiring gradually as they downsize within the same city and work part-time. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2015

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Making it work: How to live well after retirement age

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More and more people are staying in the workforce during what some would call their retirement years. People cite financial needs, health care coverage and personal enrichment as the main reasons... Read more »

Jan. 9, 2015

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Farming: A hipster career for the younger generation

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The future of farming in America may not be so bleak, as environmentally conscious young people turn to farming. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2015

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Join in a financial fast for financial freedom

Last year, hundreds of readers from across the country joined me in doing a fast based on my book "The 21-Day Financial Fast: Your Path to Financial Peace and Freedom." It was so successful that... Read more »

Jan. 8, 2015

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7 financial mistakes Latter-day Saint families should avoid

At a time when concerns about family finances are widely believed to be a leading cause of marital discord and divorce, our efforts to manage our finances wisely are perhaps more important than ever. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2015

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Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show' shines a spotlight on Utah's homelessness policy

What's the best way to avoid being homeless? Move to Utah, according to Comedy Central's "The Daily Show." Read more »

Jan. 8, 2015

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Why you can't afford not to take a vacation

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A new Gallup poll showed that vacation frequency is a better predictor of well-being than income. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015

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11 uniquely positive things about federal student loans

Last year, there were countless news stories about the negative aspects of student loans. Though these loans have certainly earned their reputation, they're not all evil. Here are 11 uniquely... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015

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10 surefire ways to help you achieve your best in 2015

How to make 2015 your best year yet and realize your New Year's resolutions. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015

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House rule sets up election-year battle over Social Security

Buried in new rules that will govern the House for the next two years is a provision that could force an explosive battle over Social Security's finances on the eve of the 2016 presidential election. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015

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Survey: US companies stepped up hiring in December

U.S. businesses ramped up hiring last month in the latest sign that the nation's economy is expanding despite worries about global growth that have sent financial markets tumbling. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Don't cut back on insurance with teen drivers

There’s a reason insurance rates are so high for teens. It’s called statistical analysis of their driving ability. They’re not good drivers! Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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Balancing act: Survey sheds light on work-life balance resolutions

Few people are successful in achieving their New Year's resolutions. But a recent survey indicates that changes in how they approach their jobs might help some people with their work-life... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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The breakdown: 7 types of insurance you should know about

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Insurance is often essential, but not always. Here are a few types of coverage you should investigate before purchasing. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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