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U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed. Read more »
Disney filed for patents that include drones. Mostly, the drones would be used for special effects and its shows. But what else could Disney do with the air devices? Read more »
Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the... Read more »
Hundreds of bank accounts in Summit County are at risk after a third-party vendor of county fair tickets was compromised. Read more »
America's middle class is suffering. It might be because many are unemployed. Here are 10 jobs with a bunch of openings. And it won't take a lot of effort to get them. Read more »
In the least surprising news of the decade, government officials announced recently that it’s expensive to raise a kid. Read more »
The Mortgage Professor: The CFPB is now a consumer complaint clearinghouse: Will that help consumers?
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Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap. Read more »
A recent study found that many people are moving to the North. But why? Here are 10 things that are bringing people there. Read more »
Wondering what car will work best for you and your family? Here's a list of 11 that may suit you. Read more »
Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients... Read more »
For years, it was “the Wild West” of real estate scams. Read more »
Store credit cards may offer some tempting perks, like 20 percent off your purchase when you apply for a card at the cash register. I've given in to such a deal at least once. Read more »
Having private insurance does not affect your eligibility for Social Security disability benefits. Read more »
One question is bound to pop up as college students head to campus: “Hey, Mom, would you cosign for a student loan?” Read more »
Attempts to halt an increase in the price of gasoline expected to hit consumers in January appear to be dead with just a week to go in the legislative session. Read more »
I spend a lot of money on food. (More than I spend on my mortgage.) Read more »
Since 2008, Sallie Mae has been producing a report about paying for college on an annual basis. Read more »
Obama administration announces new compromise on birth control; still can't get it right, say religious groups
Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control... Read more »
With the recent landslide in North Salt Lake, it reminds us that Utah is not immune to natural disasters. Here are a few tips to help homeowners protect their property against landslides. Read more »
“I had health insurance and I actually have a great job, but my daughter needed something that I wasn’t able to provide for her,” Paige Strate said. But a solution was available... Read more »
About 40 percent of Americans aren't taking their vacation time. But are they missing out on some potential benefits? Read more »
With restaurant patrons increasingly jumping on the Internet to make reservations, some high-end eateries here and across the country are adding a new tech wrinkle: having their clientele pay for... Read more »
Up late checking your email? You're bound to run into one of these 12 emails. Read more »
Raising a child costs on average $245,000. So what does that look like in other ways? Here's a list. Read more »
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When are bills so old that you should get rid of them? And which ones do you need to hold on to? Read more »
According to cardratings.com, Nevada has the worst credit conditions in the nation, North Dakota is doing the best and Utah is somewhere in the middle. Read more »
Millennials have a few things to learn about the financial world. Read more »
Women and men are always entering the workforce. But some jobs are looking for more men than women, and more women than men. Read more »
Many lawmakers' portfolios shrugged off the effects of a government shutdown, the civil war in Syria and the botched rollout of the health care law to ride a wave that sent the Dow Jones industrial... Read more »
You can't always wait until an appliance you rely on every day dies before replacing it. If you do, you won't just have a major inconvenience to deal with, but lots of pressure to buy something in... Read more »
Not all of Congress has a high net worth. In fact, there are plenty of politicians without much net worth at all. Here's a look at the poorest politicians in America right now. Read more »
Want to know which new iPhone you should have? Or if the iWatch is something to strap on? Here's a look at which of the new products is best suited for your family members. Read more »
Women are not as good with financial matters as men. It's a stubborn stereotype, and if there is any truth to that statement, it may be because it has been made into a self-fulfilling prophecy by... Read more »
Generally, the expectation when a couple says "I do" is that one of the first financial tasks they will handle is to switch to joint accounts. However, joint finances are not mandatory and may not... Read more »
Roll Call's annual list of the 10 "poorest" members of Congress contains one majority whip, one party chairman, one formerly impeached judge and one senator. Read more »
Fall used to be off-peak for tourism everywhere except New England and other fall foliage destinations. But autumn tourism is rising, with traditional summer hotspots increasingly busy September... Read more »
A no-cost mortgage is one on which all lender fees are waived, and other fees are paid by the lender. If the borrower has limited cash, avoiding an upfront cash drain may be much more compelling... Read more »
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