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According to a March survey of more than 300 executives, 77 percent said their companies allowed telecommuting across job categories. However, 60 percent said they believed that working from home... Read more »
In a nation with increasing retirement issues, investing in a 401(k) is becoming a greater gamble, according to Frontline. Read more »
In a conversation with the Deseret News, as in her recent book, "Pound Foolish," Helaine Olen wastes little time going after the likes of finance gurus Dave Ramsey and Suze Orman. Read more »
Average prom night costs rose 5 percent this year, according to an article by Time. Read more »
Family ties saved the Wittern Group during the Great Recession, according to an article by USA Today. Read more »
US Airways increased its fees for changing nonrefundable tickets from $150 to $200, following the example of United. Read more »
Some irate consumers took to the streets of downtown Salt Lake City to protest what they called discriminatory lending practices and unethical investments of one of the nation’s largest... Read more »
Student loans may not be the culprit for the sluggish economic recovery, according to an article by The Atlantic. Read more »
Although they won’t be charged for it, paying a credit card payment late on a no late fees card can cost consumers in various other ways. Read more »
How often have you deflected a work assignment by claiming that you're just too busy to accept it? No one wants to hear how busy someone else is. But that doesn't stop us from wearing our busyness... Read more »
Fourth-grade students at Guadalupe School in Salt Lake City Monday learned about the importance of financial responsibility on “National Teach Children to Save Day.” Read more »
Debt for older Americans is on the rise — in part because of overextending their finances to help their children. Read more »
Senior citizens can learn to avoid deceptive financial advice by watching for warning signs suggested by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Read more »
A simple infographic of what to do to get finances ready for retirement is available as a free printout. Read more »
Buying a home is considered a landmark in accomplishing the “American Dream,” but it’s not right for everyone. Read more »
Intro rates have remained at a 0 percent average for more than 10 months. Read more »
Teenagers are urged to “have a talk with your family about money” by Justin Bieber in new advertisement videos for SpendSmart Payments Company. Read more »
More national banks are offering prepaid debit cards this year, according to a recent study by Bankrate. Read more »
Due to the creeping effects of inflation, 20 million Medicare beneficiaries would end up paying higher "income related" premiums for their outpatient and prescription coverage over time. Read more »
Peter Anderson considers himself a "lazy couponer" but still saved $215 total for four shopping trips that cost $735 instead of $950. Read more »
Only 67 percent of Americans collect rewards miles for flying, and, of those, 73 percent don’t know how many they have, according to a recent survey. Read more »
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Joe Gross, self-professed 'National Mortgage Expert,' talks about the pros and cons of home mortgages in today's economy. Read more »
The housing market may be on its way to another bubble, according to a new article that ran Thursday on Bloomberg.com. Read more »
A new smartphone app called Buycott will help consumers determine whether the products they buy are owned by companies whose values align with their own. Read more »
Paying off a home mortgage early has some advantages — and some dangers. Read more »
With the increasing problem of identity theft, the Consumer Federation of America has released a new set of tips to avoid being tricked by false organizations designed to steal personal... Read more »
Yes, the debate about owning gold as an investment will likely always rage on. Just be careful not to make significant moves with your money based on emotion — and in this gold environment,... Read more »
According to a new study by the Institute of Economic Affairs, retiring may have a negative effect on one's health. Read more »
When the price of gold plunged $200 last month, many people thought they caught the sound of the gold bubble popping. Read more »
Cyprus may presell the country's offshore natural gas reserves to raise cash quickly and pull it out of its deep financial crisis, the country's finance minister said Thursday. Read more »
On average, people may have money in their retirement accounts, but the median shows that half of Americans are unprepared for retirement. Read more »
Nearly a quarter of the people who participated in a new survey by Ameriprise Financial said that supporting adult children or grandchildren had disrupted their retirement savings. Read more »
You don’t have to break the bank or go into debt to throw your perfect wedding. There are lots of wedding expenses that can be easily downsized, or avoided altogether. Read more »
According to multiple new studies, many homebuyers do not understand the terms of their mortgage. Read more »
According to a recent report by The Vanguard Group, consumer credit increased only $8 billion in March, the smallest it’s been in eight months. Read more »
A plunge in the cost of gas drove down a measure of U.S. consumer prices last month by the most since December 2008. Excluding the drop in fuel costs, prices were largely unchanged. Read more »
People avoid awkward money moments, but there are a few things they could do to make them less embarrassing. Read more »
The Virginia woman whose actions led to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev being buried about 30 miles north of her Richmond home said the angry backlash from local officials, some... Read more »
While American workers are showing some signs of more confidence in the economy, there are lingering doubts that make them feel less optimistic about their jobs and economic future. Read more »
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