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Student loans risk the economy

The class of 2014 graduated college with an average $33,000 in debt. Many of those freshly minted graduates did not find jobs with yearly salaries greater than their total debt, a rule of thumb for... Read more »

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Sandy Improvement District providing sewer insurance

The Sandy Suburban Improvement District has launched a new insurance program to help homeowners with the cost of repairing a leaky or damaged lateral sewer line — the small pipe that runs... Read more »

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How not to buy a rental property

When we bought our rentals, we were too dumb to be afraid. We were too young and inexperienced to understand the many things that could go wrong, and what those things really meant for us. Simply... Read more »

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GM says parts are ready to fix recalled small cars

General Motors CEO Mary Barra told investors Wednesday that GM will rely on new models and a big push to sell more cars in China to boost profits in coming years, as the company tries to shift the... Read more »

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Balancing act: Different kinds of guilt affect quest for work-life balance

Nagging feelings of guilt are a significant part of my life. I've mostly learned to deal with them in positive ways, but I've found that they affect my attempts to build better work-life balance. Read more »

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Employees with work friends more committed to companies, study shows

A recent national study of worker relationships says work friends matter more than ever and companies should care more about fostering those connections. Read more »

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Microsoft skips Windows 9 to emphasize advances

Microsoft says the next version of its flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize advances it is making toward a world centered around mobile... Read more »

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Choose temp work for career advancement

The number of workers employed through temporary help agencies is at all-time highs. Each week about 3 million people — 2 percent of the workforce — cycle through staffing companies. Read more »

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Is preschool worth the money?

Seventy percent of Americans want federally funded pre-kindergarten programs, according to a recent Gallup poll, but studies show that benefits may taper off over time and differ widely between... Read more »

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US consumer confidence slides in September

U.S. consumer confidence dropped in September after hitting the highest level in nearly seven years in August. Read more »

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Dave Ramsey says: Everyone needs a financial game plan

It doesn’t mean you’re not a grown-up just because your default button doesn’t go straight to spreadsheets. And just because you’re like that doesn’t mean you... Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

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Low unemployment rates contribute to dropping college enrollment, officials say

A recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau illustrates a decline in college enrollment, especially among two-year colleges like Salt Lake Community College. Officials attribute the drop, in part, to... Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Overdraft and ATM fees higher than ever

The penalty for using an ATM that is not affiliated with your bank went up 5 percent over the past year. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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How to get the best deals this fall

What to buy October through December to get the most bang for your buck. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Utahns losing thousands of dollars to phony IRS calls

Over the past few months, Utah residents have lost thousands of dollars to callers posing as IRS employees. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Why we don't need to worry that Utah cities aren't growing

WalletHub released its "2014's fastest growing cities" list, and Utah cities weren't among them. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Macy's holiday hiring up 3.6 pct

Macy's plans to hire about 86,000 seasonal holiday workers nationwide to bolster its stores, call centers and distribution hubs. That number represents a 3.6 percent increase from a year ago. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Want that new gadget? Here are some ways to sell your old gear

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If last weekend's massive launch of Apple's iPhone 6 — over 10 million units sold — has you craving a trade-in, here are some of the best ways to sell your old phone and move up, as... Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Marijuana could deliver more than $800 million in revenue to Washington and Colorado

If a pair of new government forecasts prove true, Washington and Colorado would see more than $800 million in extra revenue over the next few years thanks to marijuana sales. At the least. Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014

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7 reasons why millennials are unemployed and living at home

National Edition

Before judging millennials as lazy, overeducated bums, it's best to look at the facts. There are real economic reasons why millennials are retreating to their parents' homes, unemployed but... Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014

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How to be a billionaire

Six things that most billionaires have in common, and a video that visualizes the state of the world’s billionaires. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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4 things you don't want your boss to know

There are some things you might want your boss to know, but here's a list of four things that might be worth hiding. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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10 closing costs you may not expect — and how to save on them

Buying a home can be an expensive undertaking. Find out which closing costs might be negotiable and which are not. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Pentagon wants tighter soldier loan protections

The Obama administration wants to close legal loopholes that have placed hundreds of thousands of service members at risk of excessive payday or car title loan fees from creditors who are exploiting gaps in a 2006 military lending law. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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5 reasons to be optimistic about the economy

Coming from a confirmed skeptic, it should mean something that I can find five reasons to be optimistic about the economy. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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