For some Utahns, leaving behind a steady, high-paying job wasn't a difficult decision.
Many young taxpayers miss out on tax-saving opportunities because they just aren’t aware of them. Here are some tax credits and deductions these folks shouldn’t overlook. Read more »
Many aspects of credit can be confusing and even counterintuitive. Sometimes, it can even feel like you’re doing everything right — paying all your bills on time, not maxing out your... Read more »
Want a successful career and a healthy marriage? Well, here are five personality traits you'll want from your spouse to make that happen. Read more »
At some point debt became the normal way of living. Need a car? Just take a loan out for it. Need a new sofa or can’t afford your groceries this month? Just put them on a credit card. Read more »
The Mortgage Professor: After March 2, reverse mortgage borrowers will have to prove they’re not deadbeats
One of the attractive features of the HECM reverse mortgage has been that there are no income or credit requirements. Read more »
If you’ve started to win with money and build some wealth, an umbrella policy is among the cheapest insurance you can buy. It’s just about the biggest bang for your buck. Read more »
Ah, mid-January. The thrill of the holidays is long gone. And, for many people, the financial excesses of Christmas are starting to hit home. No wonder this is the time of year that some of us... Read more »
For some Utahns, being willing to leave behind a steady, and sometimes very high, paycheck wasn't a difficult decision. For four individuals, it was the beginning of a new journey - it was a chance... Read more »
lowing editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday, Jan. 14: Read more »
A healthier U.S. housing market and economy helped to winnow foreclosures in 2014 to levels not seen since before the housing bust. Read more »
Renewing a push for paid leave for workers, President Barack Obama on Thursday will call on Congress, states and cities to pass measures to allow millions of workers to earn up to a week of paid... Read more »
In my memory, I'm 4 years old, sitting next to my dad at a diner's three-sided counter. Closing my eyes, I can travel 41 years back in time and see the scene. There's something about one-on-one... Read more »
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 »
Some people believe that guaranteed asset protection (GAP) insurance is overkill, but that’s not necessarily true. Read more »
Don't rush to book that flight to Cuba just yet. Read more »
Online shopping has become as volatile as stock market trading. Wild, minute-by-minute price swings on everything from clothes to TVs have made it difficult for holiday shoppers to "buy low." Read more »
For those of you who have already bought holiday flights home and cringed at the amount, here are some things to keep in mind the next time you travel. Read more »
Some might feel they don’t have enough money to invest while others might be afraid to invest. But whatever the reason, teaching about investing can help address some of these concerns and... Read more »
Learning how to build credit isn’t a talent reserved for a lucky few, you just have to take deliberate action to positively change your credit score. Read more »
What to give to a loved one that is barely making ends meet — from help with bills to hand-me-downs. Read more »
For a truly balanced life, it's important to build connections with co-workers that go beyond conversations about budgets, reports and assignments. And this is a perfect time of year to create... Read more »
I’ve learned, after years of writing books, doing a radio show and trying to educate folks about their finances, you can’t make people listen to you. Even with what I do for a living, I... Read more »
Some believe the key to financial success is frugality. The problem is you probably don’t want to live like a college student for the rest of your life. Yes, you do need to find sustainable... Read more »
Those in their 20s or early 30s probably know saving for retirement is important to do. They just may not have the means to do it. Read more »
Takeout and frozen meals may be fast and convenient, but they aren't necessarily the best choice for your wallet or your waistline. So how can you take the pain out of bringing a healthy and... Read more »
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