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Greek villagers' secret weapon against bank closures: Grow your own food

Ilias Mathes has protection against bank closures, capital controls and pension slashing: goats, hens and a garden

Would euro departure help or hurt Europe's currency union?

With aid negotiations off and ATMs running out of money, it's not speculation any more. Greece could leave the euro. And soon. Read more »

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Here's an odd way to make it through college debt free

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Despite presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ best efforts, college in America still costs money. Read more »

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The average Joe only works 4.5 hours a day. What’s up with that?

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You wake up, commute to work, work for eight hours, go home and zone out in front of the television until it’s time to go to sleep and do it all again. Sounds like an average day for an... Read more »

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Your commute just got a lot less stressful with this podcast

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Meditating on the middle of the freeway in bumper-to-bumper traffic seems both impossible and impractical. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: 3 traps to avoid after graduation

There are three major traps I tell all new graduates to avoid. One, don’t buy or lease a new car. The second trap to avoid is rushing in to buy a house. Last, don’t ever get caught up... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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The president wants to extend overtime benefits to more people. Here's what that means

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The Obama administration has announced that it will move forward with plans to expand overtime pay in what Politico has called “the most ambitious government intervention on wages in a... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Beware of rental scams involving for-sale homes, Realtor warns

The Utah housing market is hot, and it appears scammers are trying to cash in by duping renters. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Balancing act: Poll: Family finance concerns spill over to workplace

In a new poll, 59 percent of people admitted that they regularly dealt with personal financial matters during the workday. How does this affect their focus at the office and their work-life mix? Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: A woman's place is on the money at last

A remake of the $10 bill will include a portrait of a woman, and although a man, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, gets the final say on who that woman will be, he's open to suggestions. So let's take... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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The slow death of the 9-to-5 workday

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Working in an office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or some close iteration of that, can make being productive extra difficult. Maybe because of the noise of the office or the chatty co-workers walking by... Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Tourists on holiday coping with Greece's financial crisis

Tourists on holiday in Greece offered advice to others Monday: Bring extra euros. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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The next act: what happens now in Greece's drama

Greece has entered the twilight zone. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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One thing kids can teach us about reaching our goals

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When one woman was saddled with $26,000 of debt, she went back to the basics to get rid of it. She started coloring. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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How 20-somethings have an advantage over their parents

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New research shows that millennials save more than their parents did when they were younger. And youngsters put more into their 401ks. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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The laziest states in the U.S.

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Do you watch TV a lot, own a La-z-boy, like soap operas and crave frozen pizza? If you answered yes to all of these questions, a new study says you might be a couch potato. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Greeks face new uncertainty after vote called on bailout

Anxiety over Greece's future swelled on Saturday, with people queuing outside banks to withdraw cash, after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' call for the people to vote on a proposed bailout deal... Read more »

June 27, 2015

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China stocks plunge, other markets eye Greece developments

Chinese stocks plunged on Friday as panicked investors rushed to sell over fears that an extended bull market was coming to an end. Other world benchmarks fell as a standoff between Greece and its... Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Need to hit friends up for cash? There's an app for that

On a trip to Maine with four friends, Alexander Culbertson racked up $1,300 on gas, hotel rooms, food and drinks. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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What one of the richest men in America is doing to teach kids about money

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Warren Buffett is worth over $70 billion. He is also the star of his very own cartoon. Read more »

June 23, 2015

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Staycation activity options throughout Utah

Utah is home to several staycation possibilities. Read more »

June 23, 2015

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4 ways to save for your child’s college education now

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An education is one of the greatest gifts a child can receive, but the price tag for this gift is getting more expensive each year. Read more »

June 23, 2015

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A shield against poverty, pensions are Greece's top priority

Looking tired and leaning on his cane, Fotis Theodorakopoulos watched quietly as other demonstrators gathered to discuss Greece's financial drama and chant defiant slogans outside the parliament. Read more »

June 23, 2015

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Balancing act: Stay-at-home mom finds different path to balance

I often write about my family and the work-life balance lessons I learn from them. In reality, though, I'm not the only person in my family who is trying to build a balanced life. My wife is... Read more »

June 23, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: When financial help from parents is not equal

Even when we become adults, it's hard to not fall back to childlike behavior or emotions. ... So communicate. Find out their motives. Share the hurt and choose to heal because it's not about the... Read more »

June 23, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Having goals helps in managing money

When you have something specific that you want money to do, it gives you a reason to make it behave. Read more »

June 23, 2015

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