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Davis County cities propose property tax increases

Three cities and a mosquito abatement district in Davis County have proposed property tax increases. Each entity will host a public hearing for residents. Read more »

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US auto sales sizzle in July, helped by discounts

Big discounts helped U.S. auto sales sizzle in July. Read more »

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Who’s the boss of your finances?

When it comes to financial decisions, do you feel like the boss or like it’s your first day on the job? Read more »

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5 ways to save money, improve quality of life with a manufactured home

Ready to retire in your dream home? Manufactured homes offer comfort, convenience, cost-savings and even luxury. Read more »

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Things are looking up in the economy, but not everything

News on the economy once again takes a positive turn, with the Consumer Confidence Index reporting that American confidence his reached heights not seen since October 2007, roughly one year before... Read more »

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U.S. economy grows at scorching 4 percent in 2nd quarter

The much-stronger-than-expected 4 percent rate of annual U.S. economic growth from April through June, reported Wednesday by the Commerce Department, put to rest fears that the U.S. economy was... Read more »

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9 startup companies perfect for your family

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Need help around the house? Want to save money at the movies? These startups could help you do those things. Read more »

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Consumer index climbs to record level in Utah

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index increased 6.6 points to 104.9 from June to July, landing at an all-time high. Utah’s consumer attitude index has improved 19.4 points over the past... Read more »

July 30, 2014

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From benches to bedrooms: How some organizations provide better shelter for the homeless

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In response to the backlash surrounding anti-homeless spikes in a London convenient store, a Canadian charity organization has come up with a solution that provides the opposite—benches that... Read more »

July 29, 2014

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$1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million. Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Federal Reserve is weighing key issues but may reveal little

This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low. Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Balancing act: First 'real' job teaches lessons, offers a few surprises

Every job we hold during our long years in the work force teaches us something. My 16-year-old daughter is about a month into her first "real" job, and so far it has been a great experience for... Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Don't touch that 529 plan

Having more money in your hands isn’t the big answer here. What you both need is a behavior change when it comes to money. My advice is to leave the 529 alone. Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. Read more »

July 29, 2014

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New rules adopted for institutional money market funds

New rules adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission are intended to address risks of liquidity runs on institutional money market funds by fund participants. Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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In a surprising move, Dollar Tree will buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion, the companies announced Monday. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Don't leave an estate with life insurance

You don’t use life insurance to leave an estate. It’s a bad idea. You leave an estate by saving and investing. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer

Medicare's finances are looking brighter, the government said Monday. The program's giant hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 — four years later than last year's estimate. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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The Journey: Trust in the trust to keep your estate out of probate

Q: I have a will designating my wife as beneficiary, or her two adult children should she predecease me. I want this protected from a challenge by my sister. How do I set my will up so she has no... Read more »

July 28, 2014

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All families need to have the financial 'talk'

It's the conversation that many families put off. And then put off some more. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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There's a video for that: How YouTube brings DIY savings to everybody

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People can save money by watching video tutorials on YouTube and doing a fix themselves instead of throwing things out. Read more »

July 27, 2014

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Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal. But make the same assumption in one of the new health law plans, and it could lead to costly... Read more »

July 27, 2014

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BYU grad strikes gold teaching via online marketplace

In just one month, a recent BYU graduate has made a big splash — and a nice chunk of change — by developing an online course accessed by virtual students via a popular Internet learning... Read more »

July 27, 2014

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Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

Comparing their campaign to the civil rights movement, fast food workers from across the country voted Saturday to escalate their efforts for $15-an-hour pay and union membership by using... Read more »

July 26, 2014

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