Soon students will trade in textbooks for diplomas, along with a lot of debt also.
The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in for the first time Monday on a $15-an-hour minimum wage, signaling it does not plan to stop the movement that is spreading across the nation, worker advocates say. Read more »
An Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, apparently ending one of the biggest mysteries in the tech world. Read more »
Back in the part of the country where he last lost to Ted Cruz, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is confidently pushing for a win Tuesday in Indiana that he argues ought to knock... Read more »
You might have to save a lot more for retirement than expected, as McKinsey predicts that return rates will drop in the coming years. Read more »
Soon students will trade in textbooks for diplomas, along with a lot of debt also. The daunting task of paying off student loans, which total about $1.2 trillion in America, tests whether students'... Read more »
Apple says quarterly revenue fell for the first time in more than a decade, as iPhone sales fell compared with a year ago. That's putting more pressure on the world's most valuable public company... Read more »
Congress accomplished relatively little in a short work period, missing deadlines on the budget and on helping Puerto Rico with its financial crisis as lawmakers began a weeklong break. Read more »
Motorists are saving billions on cheaper gasoline, but the long slump in oil prices is taking a heavy toll on companies that find and produce crude. Read more »
While busy managing and planning for every phase of business, entrepreneurs should not be as the contractor who builds his own house last. Put personal priorities relative to personal financial... Read more »
That drone flying around a suburban house might not belong to a wannabe pilot — it may be a tool that's become indispensable for a small business. Read more »
Saudi Arabia may be the greatest holder of U.S. debt, and with a Senate bill that implicates the kingdom in the 9/11 attacks, the Saudis are threatening economic repercussions. Read more »
Yahoo may have hung out a "for sale" sign, but it hasn't done much to improve its curb appeal. Read more »
They work for the government and even their closest relatives have no idea what they do. It's not because they're spies or nuclear scientists, but because their jobs are so arcane: trying to... Read more »
In the aftermath of California and New York becoming the first states to raise the statewide minimum wage to $15, some small businesses with hourly workers are rethinking how they can absorb the... Read more »
Finance officials on Saturday pledged a more forceful effort to stimulate a sluggish global economy. Read more »
When your state is among the most economically prosperous in the country, all you want to do is maintain the course that has helped you reach such lofty heights. That was the message Friday from... Read more »
Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for March 2016 grew by an estimated 3.3 percent, adding 44,400 jobs to the economy compared to last March. Utah’s current employment rate registered at... Read more »
Not everyone agrees there's a best day of the week to lock in a low airfare. But doing some legwork and shopping in advance are always solid strategies. Read more »
Federal regulators say five of the biggest banks in the U.S. haven't worked out strong plans for how they might reshape themselves in case of failure, which could leave them unable to survive... Read more »
U.S. retail sales fell last month as Americans cut back on their car purchases, the latest sign that consumers are reluctant to spend freely. Read more »
We've got to stop raising the financial bar so high that we never have a feeling that we've gotten ahead. Read more »
There’s nothing wrong with having some nice things. But there’s a big difference between you having things and your things having you. Never let “stuff” stand between you... Read more »
Europe's top human rights court on Tuesday ordered Romania to pay compensation to the families of 45 people who died during the country's 1989 anti-communist revolution. Read more »
The International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday that a British exit from the European Union could inflict severe damage to the world economy by disrupting international trade. Read more »
In a bustling, densely populated corner of Manila, fruit vendor Coring Gutierrez reads $35 due from her latest water bill, more than triple what her family of six paid 15 years ago. Read more »
Reverse mortgages have become popular as a funding source for older Americans. But that doesn't mean one size fits all. Read more »
The Internal Revenue Service announced this week that taxpayers who need to make a payment in cash can now do so at 7-Eleven convenience stores. Read more »
The cost of driving is at a six-year low thanks to lower fuel prices, according to AAA's "Your Driving Costs" report for 2016. Read more »
The Utah State Treasurer’s Office on Tuesday announced that the Unclaimed Property Division has accumulated more than $370 million in unaccounted for property over the years. Read more »
The National Guard being formed in Russia will be given broad powers to suppress riots, according to a presidential decree released Wednesday. Read more »
Trade schools, job skills and the ability to network are becoming more important in a job world where painting resumes all over the Internet aren't getting jobs. Employers are looking for more... Read more »
The leak of millions of records on offshore accounts claimed its first high-profile victim Tuesday as Iceland's prime minister resigned amid outrage over revelations he had used such a shell... Read more »
Utah has an increasing number of women who are taking leadership roles in the state’s steadily growing business community. Their ascension to prominence has become a signal of continuing... Read more »
California and New York are poised to become the highest-paid minimum-wage states in the nation after their governors each reached deals with lawmakers to raise the lowest amount a worker can be... Read more »
Utah’s jobless rate for veterans improved from 4.9 percent in 2014 to 2.6 percent in 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' annual report. Only four other states had a lower rate... Read more »
says it's dropping its $15 billion offer to acquire Starwood Hotels, citing various market considerations and ending a bidding war for the parent of St. Regis and Sheraton resorts. Read more »
It can be a daunting process to grow your leadership skills. Adopting these four common traits of successful leaders will help you on your way to becoming the leader you want to be. Read more »
The Broadway smash "Hamilton," which has been cheered for reclaiming the nation's founding story by a multicultural cast, has oddly come under fire for specifically seeking "nonwhite men and women"... Read more »
Utah's low crime rate and job growth benefit thousands of families, but the state also gets an economic boost from having families larger than most other states. Read more »
If you've saved enough to retire, congratulations. Now it's time to work up a plan to make that money last as long as possible. Read more »
The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index increased 9.6 points to 115.4 in March. The national Consumer Confidence Index increased 2.2 points from February to March and currently sits at 96.2. Read more »
For the past two weeks, I've pulled out all the financial folders in my home-office file cabinet to see what I need to keep. Read more »
Overspending is, 100 percent of the time, a choice. It’s a decision. Most of the time it’s linked to immaturity, although there can be other issues at play. Read more »
Utah has a number of services available that offer free or low-cost alternatives to taxpayers filing their income taxes. For low- and moderate-income households, those options provide competent,... Read more »
Apple unveiled a small new iPhone, a new iPad tablet for business use and price cuts for its Apple Watch at a product event Monday. The announcements, which were largely expected, aim to keep up... Read more »
Forbes' Richard Eisenberg thinks many older workers are making a "dicey" gamble as they set aside money for their retirements. And he's not alone. Read more »
Do you know how to handle your finances in your 50s? If not, then check out these money moves to make in your 50s. Read more »
The stock market feels like a risky investment for many people. Use these ideas to still gain interest while keeping your money out of the market. Read more »
February’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from last month’s rate of 3.4 percent. The national unemployment rate remained unchanged from January at 4.9 percent. Read more »
What's driving Utah voters? The most important issues are the economy, national security and health. Read more »
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