Jobless claims had an unanticipated spike last week, making for a four-month high.
A recent study finds that women who earn more than their potential spouse are more likely to have negative economic or family outcomes. But attitudes may be changing among young people toward... Read more »
According to a report by the Center for Economic and Policy Research, the average worker in the private sector in the United States receives about 10 days of paid vacation and six paid holidays per... Read more »
U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in April, buoyed by more demand for aircraft and stronger business investment. The gains suggest economic growth may be holding steady this... Read more »
In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. asked a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer... Read more »
According to a study by Lifeboat, an organization that explores “the art and science of friendship,” 50 percent of baby boomers (those age 50-69) met at least one of their closest... Read more »
In the spirit of National Bike to Work Day, here are 10 suggestions to save money on your commute. Read more »
I am often asked these questions by aspiring entrepreneurs who want to start a business: What do I need to do to be successful? Where can I receive help? What resources are there? Who can guide me? Read more »
Utah's summer job prospects are looking good for many companies. But some officials say they're having a hard time finding employees to fill all positions. Read more »
The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help — if he could hire enough qualified people. Read more »
In a nation with increasing retirement issues, investing in a 401(k) is becoming a greater gamble, according to Frontline. Read more »
Economics requires theory to form testable hypotheses, and theory often required heavy use of mathematics. Without theory and testable hypotheses, we would be unable to understand the economy. Read more »
Have you ever complained about a co-worker who, in your opinion, wasn't pulling his weight? Did your complaint lead to positive change? There's value, I think, in learning to "lift together" at... Read more »
I am often asked about options to finance a start-up business. Of course investors and bank loans are a common solution. However, a budding entrepreneur simply might not want to bring on investors... Read more »
After noticing utilization of tax abatement programs for very poor seniors and people who are legally blind has been falling, Salt Lake County Treasurer K. Wayne Cushing wants the public to be more... Read more »
Family ties saved the Wittern Group during the Great Recession, according to an article by USA Today. Read more »
As a board member on dozens of companies, the CEO of several firms, and an executive on many more, I have spent countless hours behind closed doors with fellow leaders. Have you ever walked by a... 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 »
A simple infographic of what to do to get finances ready for retirement is available as a free printout. Read more »
Money is a far-removed factor to what influences happiness in the workplace. 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 »
The job crisis for recent law school graduates just keeps getting worse. Now, graduates from some of the nation's top law schools are having trouble finding jobs. Read more »
Living by these five rules will save you a world of heartache, frustration and money throughout your professional life. Read more »
I recently wrote about a survey that noted an increase in rude behavior in the workplace. But one reader says heightened sensitivity, and not necessarily rudeness, is the problem. Read more »
Jobless claims had an unanticipated spike last week, making for a four-month high. Read more »
The best work groups — those that already operate at a high level during the best of times — get even better when one team member is in trouble. It is at these times that people step up... Read more »
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