The fashion industry operates at high speeds. Consumers take advantage of low prices, buying clothes often.
I've repeatedly argued that work-life balance is good for both employees and companies. However, most of the surveys I've cited to draw that conclusion have been based on interviews with front-line... Read more »
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?
Markets for financial services often don’t work well for consumers. Read more »
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 »
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What to buy October through December to get the most bang for your buck. Read more »
The penalty for using an ATM that is not affiliated with your bank went up 5 percent over the past year. Read more »
Only 12 percent of family businesses make it to the third generation, and some experts think that parents can fix that with financial education. But local bookseller Tony Weller thinks about... Read more »
Americans think the federal government wastes 51 cents on the dollar, but that they themselves aren't guilty of wastefulness. Read more »
Subprime lending is back. This time for auto loans. The question is whether or not subprime lending to borrowers with poor credit will lead to another financial bubble bursting and Round 2 of the... Read more »
What would you like the world to look like in 2030? World leaders, acclaimed activists and a few celebs put their heads together at the annual Social Good Summit in New York City. Read more »
Choosing between a conventional and Federal Housing Authority-backed mortgage is not an academic question. My calculations show that the wrong choice can cost as much as $33,000 over 15 years on a... Read more »
Credit monitoring firm Equifax recently reported that the issuance of consumer credit has risen to a six-year high. This could be a sign that the economy is finally getting back to normal, but it... Read more »
The fashion industry operates at high speeds. Consumers take advantage of low prices, buying clothes often. Why are some industry insiders trying to pump the brakes? Read more »
On Monday, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, a private charitable foundation that controls nearly $900 million in assets, said it is “moving soberly, but with real commitment” to remove... Read more »
Students have massive debt; but instead of just bailing them out, economist Daniel Altman thinks we should buy shares in their future. Read more »
Three years ago, Jason Prosser was stunned to discover the cost of child care for his newborn son — so much so that he and his wife postponed having a second child. Read more »
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