Ten percent of middle aged Americans have their wages slashed by debtors, and credit card debt is on the rise.
Raising a child costs on average $245,000. So what does that look like in other ways? Here's a list. Read more »
For the most recent month, the NFIB’s survey results show a slight increase in overall economic optimism among those businesses responding to the survey. Read more »
Luxuries were affordable for Linda Fish before she lost her job in retail management in 2009. Read more »
Men have dominated the dollar bills. Is it time to put a woman on there? Read more »
There are a million things you need to learn as a business owner, in addition to the thing you’re really good at. You may be a superb butcher/baker/candlestick maker, but in order to survive... Read more »
The Great Recession still got you down? Here are 15 cities, based on a WalletHub study, that aren't letting this Recession thing bother them. Read more »
Need help around the house? Want to save money at the movies? These startups could help you do those things. Read more »
About to go on a vacation? This graphic may give you the help you need to avoid scams. Read more »
New federal guidelines on job discrimination against pregnant workers could have a big impact on the workplace and in the courtroom. Read more »
A couple of restaurant workers were recently given $100 in tips. What does that say about the future of minimum wage work and its value to society? Read more »
Northwestern University on Thursday urged the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional ruling that would allow its scholarship football players to unionize, holding up the football program as exemplifying the... Read more »
Hiring was likely robust for a fifth straight month in June, a sign that the economic recovery, now entering its sixth year, is finally gaining meaningful traction. Read more »
Bullying isn't only a problem for children at school. According to a new survey from VitalSmarts, it's causing problems in offices, too. But just how big is the problem, and what is it costing... Read more »
iPhone or Android? The answer may not be as clear as it once was. And it may not be about style, but rather your economic status. Read more »
Ikea's U.S. division is raising the minimum wage for thousands of its retail workers, pegging it to the cost of living in each location, instead of its competition. Read more »
Surveys and studies are great, but we all need a break from numbers every now and then. So, instead of numbers, this week I'm offering letters — the ABCs of work-life balance, telecommuting... Read more »
Four in 10 new oil and gas wells near national forests and fragile watersheds or otherwise identified as higher pollution risks escape federal inspection, unchecked by an agency struggling to keep... Read more »
Minimalists may not want a lot of things, but the minimalist culture is growing to new heights. Read more »
The World Cup is set to kick off. But what role do economics play? Read more »
Harvey Mackay is one of several presenters at the June 19 Rocky Mountain Leadership Conference, sponsored by Utah Business Magazine. Utah Business has provided this column as insight into what... Read more »
Tenure and other job protections for California's public school teachers were ruled unconstitutional Tuesday by a judge presiding in a lawsuit brought by nine students. Read more »
Your new company, if you move it there, will have limited choices for your 401(k). Just roll your money into a traditional IRA. It’s called a direct transfer IRA, and that way there will be... Read more »
The new jobs report shows that more than 200,000 jobs were added and the U.S. has made up for the Great Recession's losses. But still, no one's working. Why? Read more »
Having a car is as American as it gets. Right? Well, maybe not so much anymore. Read more »
As graduation season approaches, financial planner Michael Garry often finds his advice to clients balancing retirement and college savings goals falling on deaf ears. Read more »
Older stories can be found in the story archives
- President Monson rededicates Ogden Utah Temple
- Leo Tolstoy's view of Mormons as teaching...
- Sorensen: Rare for both BYU and Utah to be...
- Little Emmanuel's journey home a tale of...
- 'The Locator' Troy Dunn keeps working to...
- Can you pass the U.S. citizenship test?
- BYU moves up one spot in AP poll, heads into...
- BYU moves up to No. 20/21 in the AP and...