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Dave Ramsey says: Here are 3 traps to avoid after graduating from college

There are three major traps Dave Ramsey tells all new graduates to avoid: the car, house and credit car traps

Dave Ramsey says: 3 traps to avoid after graduation

There are three major traps I tell all new graduates to avoid. One, don’t buy or lease a new car. The second trap to avoid is rushing in to buy a house. Last, don’t ever get caught up... Read more »

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Balancing act: Poll: Family finance concerns spill over to workplace

In a new poll, 59 percent of people admitted that they regularly dealt with personal financial matters during the workday. How does this affect their focus at the office and their work-life mix? Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Tourists on holiday coping with Greece's financial crisis

Tourists on holiday in Greece offered advice to others Monday: Bring extra euros. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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The next act: what happens now in Greece's drama

Greece has entered the twilight zone. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Greece gets temporary lifeline for banks amid uncertainty

Greece got a financial lifeline for its banks Friday to help them cope with a deposit drain in the run-up to a summit of eurozone leaders next week that could determine the country's future in the... Read more »

June 19, 2015

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US stocks edge lower as investor look overseas

U.S. stocks are edging lower in early trading, a day after the Nasdaq composite set a record high. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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Europe scrambles to pick up pieces of Greek talks failure

Europe was scrambling Friday to pick up the pieces after another failed meeting over Greece's bailout that reinforced fears that the country was heading for bankruptcy and a possible euro exit. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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Tech tips: Stay safe by reducing reliance on passwords

So many online accounts, so many passwords. No wonder it's tempting to turn to apps and services that promise to keep track of your passwords. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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US stocks turn slightly higher after Fed stands pat on rates

Stocks turned slightly higher after the Federal Reserve said it was seeing some improvement in the economy, but not enough to begin raising interest rates. The Fed's benchmark rate has remained... Read more »

June 17, 2015

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US stocks edge higher as investors wait on Fed

ocks edged higher Wednesday as investors waited on the Federal Reserve. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Tips to help small businesses make the transition to chip cards

Small business owners: If you haven't prepared for the transition to chip-embedded credit and debit cards, you don't have long. Here are some tips to help you meet the Oct. 1 deadline to get new... Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Greek leader takes tough stance on bailout despite warnings

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says demands by the country's rescue lenders to slash pensions are "incomprehensible" and warned that a failure in bailout talks would hurt all of Europe. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Fed likely to signal coming rate hike if economy strengthens

With evidence that the U.S. economy is rebounding from a winter slump, the Federal Reserve will likely signal this week that an interest rate increase is coming — just not quite yet. Read more »

June 16, 2015

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Pamela Yip: How much money is too much to leave to your kids?

Imagine that you’re a self-made person with $100 million in assets. Do you leave it all to your children? Read more »

June 15, 2015

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Wedding guest list perils: How to follow your budget

Wedding planner Joyce Scardina Becker has a simple system for compiling wedding guest lists. Divide people into three categories: yes, maybe and no. Read more »

June 14, 2015

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Gail MarksJarvis: Half of people near retirement have no savings

U.S. households headed by a person 55 and over haven’t stashed away any retirement savings. Read more »

June 13, 2015

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Balancing act: Instead of generational conflict, focus on common goals

If you want to get people riled up, write about a particular generation of workers, then wait a few hours. Based on a recent column I wrote about millennials, this formula is sure to result in some... Read more »

June 11, 2015

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Utah gas prices rank 4th highest in continental U.S.

Utah gas prices rank Beehive State motorists are paying on average $3.03 for regular gas — 11 cents higher than a month ago but 55 cents less than the same period one year ago. Utah... Read more »

June 9, 2015

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HSBC slashes jobs as it shifts focus further to Asian roots

HSBC Holdings, Europe's largest bank by market value, will cut up to 25,000 jobs globally to reduce costs and shift its center of gravity further toward the fast-growing Asian economies where it... Read more »

June 9, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: Clearing up confusion on 529s

A 529 plan is not a good tax shelter if you don't intend to use the money for education expenses. Read more »

June 8, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Develop good relationships for positive references

Work and try to develop good relationships with people in your field and those associated with it. If that’s in place, they can give out honest, positive references. Read more »

June 8, 2015

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Working 9-to-5 becoming a less popular way to make a living

If you want an income, or you're an employer looking for help, it may be time to scrap the idea of the traditional 9-to-5 arrangement. Read more »

June 7, 2015

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Wal-Mart keeps it all in the family, chair passed to son-in-law

Wal-Mart is passing the chairmanship of the world's largest retailer from the eldest son of late founder Sam Walton to a third generation. Read more »

June 5, 2015

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IMF: Fed should delay interest rate hike to 2016

The International Monetary Fund urged the Federal Reserve to wait until the first half of 2016 to start raising short-term interest rates because the U.S. economy remains subpar. Read more »

June 4, 2015

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Allstate will offer insurance for ride-sharing app drivers

Allstate will start insuring drivers who pick up passengers through ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft. Read more »

June 3, 2015

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