Over half of American adults don't have a budget, but research shows financial interventions aren't the answer.
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U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed. Read more »
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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 »
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 »
Hundreds of bank accounts in Summit County are at risk after a third-party vendor of county fair tickets was compromised. Read more »
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The Mortgage Professor: The CFPB is now a consumer complaint clearinghouse: Will that help consumers?
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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 »
Wondering what car will work best for you and your family? Here's a list of 11 that may suit you. 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 »
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 »
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Store credit cards may offer some tempting perks, like 20 percent off your purchase when you apply for a card at the cash register. I've given in to such a deal at least once. Read more »
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Using the career site Glassdoor.com , Deseret News has compiled the top 50 companies in Utah to work for. The list includes the top 50 non-governmental companies on Glassdoor.com with at least... Read more »
Call it brusque, boorish or downright barbaric. Whatever you call it, weaving in and out of traffic, laying on the horn and saluting with an upright digit is universally regarded as rude. So why is... Read more »
The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has been ranked as a top 25 school for entrepreneurship for the fourth straight year, according to a survey released Tuesday by the... Read more »
Luckily for most job seekers, Utah boasts the second lowest unemployment rate in the country. In fact, a recent report showed that 20 percent of chief financial officers in the Salt Lake City area... Read more »
Here are some ideas to help stretch your dollars and plug those leaks. You’ll be amazed at how much money these tactics will save. Read more »
Child poverty dropped for the first time in 13 years — but 14 million American kids still live in poverty. Read more »
Over half of American adults don't have a budget, and almost a quarter don't know how much they spend, but financial interventions may not be the answer. Read more »
Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for holiday-season package... Read more »
Offers of extended warranties or service contracts are becoming the norm, whether you buy a big-ticket item like a car or kitchen appliance or a less expensive one like a television or phone. Read more »
The average corporate office is a serious place full of serious people doing serious work. Or so we'd like to believe. The reality is, to paraphrase Monty Python, that Cubeville is often a silly... Read more »
Temperatures are dropping, the sun is setting earlier and pumpkin spice everything is arriving on American supermarket shelves. Read more »
Sure, you have a lot to do today — laundry, bills, dinner — but it's never too early to start planning for your digital afterlife, the fate of your numerous online accounts once you... Read more »
When are bills so old that you should get rid of them? And which ones do you need to hold on to? Read more »
Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments. Read more »
Women are not as good with financial matters as men. It's a stubborn stereotype, and if there is any truth to that statement, it may be because it has been made into a self-fulfilling prophecy by... Read more »
Of the more than half of U.S. investors who make a financial plan, 63 percent ask for advice, says a recent Gallup poll. And even less seek advice when buying a house. Read more »
Increasing the number of times one eats at home is an easy and extremely effective way to cut monthly expenses. Best of all, for folks who are looking to stretch their income by cutting costs,... Read more »
Not all of Congress has a high net worth. In fact, there are plenty of politicians without much net worth at all. Here's a look at the poorest politicians in America right now. Read more »
You can't always wait until an appliance you rely on every day dies before replacing it. If you do, you won't just have a major inconvenience to deal with, but lots of pressure to buy something in... Read more »
Several recent reports make clear that the touted economic recovery has helped upper-income folks much more than it has helped those in other income brackets. Low- and mid-income families continue... Read more »
Women and men are always entering the workforce. But some jobs are looking for more men than women, and more women than men. Read more »
In these five countries, citizens are feeling brighter than last year about the national economy. Read more »
The U.S. Census Bureau released its estimates for last month’s food and retail sales today, and things are looking up. Read more »
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