A survey released by Charles Schwab indicates that it's not investor confidence that impacts how people save.
Review: 'Blissful and Domestic' blogger who learned the hard way shares tips for 'Living a Beautiful Life on Less'
Self-proclaimed budgeting diva Danielle Wagasky offers tips and experiences to help make ends meet and stretch each dollar in “Living a Beautiful Life on Less.” Read more »
Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for July 2015 grew by an estimated 4.5 percent, adding 59,100 jobs compared with July 2014. Utah’s current employment level registers at nearly 1.4... Read more »
A new analysis by FiveThirtyEight found that raising a ballerina costs approximately $100,000. It's a crazy sum for almost any family, but especially so for kids from low-income families. Read more »
While headlines nationwide trumpet companies that are expanding maternity and paternity leave, about a fourth of new mothers are back at work within two weeks, report says. Read more »
Growing concerns about a slowdown in China shook markets around the world on Friday, driving the U.S. stock market to its biggest drop in nearly four years. Read more »
The Dannemiller family spent a year making purchases only out of necessity and, along the way, discovered five things people don't need but think they do. Read more »
The damage spans the globe. Read more »
For anyone who’s experienced the afternoon coma that follows lunch, you understand exactly what bite-by-bite means — that the food you eat today affects your performance today. Read more »
Global stocks fell further Friday after unexpectedly weak Chinese manufacturing data fueled concern about global growth. Read more »
Every family knows college is expensive. What can make it really pricey are those costs that few people anticipate. Read more »
When it comes to financial services, Salt Lake City is now a global powerhouse, boasting the second-largest Goldman Sachs office in the U.S. and the world's fourth-largest. What was in 2000 a small... Read more »
DirectTV customers might find black space where KSL-TV used to be as of midnight Thursday. Read more »
In their yearly "Best Places to Live" rankings, Money Magazine ranked Draper as the 18th best small city. Read more »
Target is on its way back. Read more »
Federal Reserve officials appeared to edge closer last month to a decision to raise interest rates as early as September. At the same time, officials remained concerned about low inflation,... Read more »
Tooele County officials Wednesday officially announced an agreement in principle to sell the 511-acre Miller Motorsports Park for $20 million to the China-based Mitime Investment and Development... Read more »
Huntington Bank’s annual “Backpack” Index report found that back-to-school prices are on the rise, forcing some families to pay more than $1,000 for their supplies. Read more »
A New York Times article alleges, among other things, that Amazon's intense work environment makes it nearly impossible to have a family. Read more »
Consumer inflation slowed in July following two months of slightly faster gains. The slowdown reflected in part the biggest drop in airline fares in nearly two decades. Read more »
Did the website address you just went to really end with ".vegas" instead of ".com"? Read more »
Salt Lake City is poised to become a “Great American City” if leaders take advantage of the potential that exists for development in the current climate of economic prosperity, a local... Read more »
As your freshman is going over the checklist of things for college, make sure his or her financial suitcase is stuffed with tools and strategies that will help to avoid any money missteps. Read more »
Amazon workers report demoralizing working conditions; CEO Jeff Bezos says the company described is not Amazon
Working at online tech giants like Amazon and Facebook is the new American Dream; however, according to a recent article in The New York Times, not all of them are peaches are roses to work for. Read more »
With school starting again, it's time to get back to normal around the Kratz household. And that makes it a good time to check in with reader comments on some recent columns. Read more »
I advise people to always buy good, used cars unless they have a net worth of $1 million or more. Read more »
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In a recent study, WalletHub ranked the 150 largest metropolitan areas in America to see which ones were the most educated. The metrics they used to separate the most from the least educated... Read more »
The media warned those saving for retirement not to react to this week's market fluctuations. A survey released this week by Charles Schwab indicates, however, that it's other factors — not... Read more »
For the first time, the NCAA is allowing college athletes to receive money in their scholarships to cover the so-called cost of attendance, those expenses beyond tuition, room and board, books and... Read more »
Budgets might seem set in stone, but budget hacking helps those who practice it reduce fixed expenses and use that money elsewhere. Read more »
Medicare will likely begin reimbursing doctors who discuss end-of-life care plans with their patients in 2016. What do Medicare recipients need to know before taking advantage of this service? Read more »
An uncle's love for his nephew, who has autism, inspires a business idea. Read more »
Markets slumped Monday after a U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested a September interest rate hike still was possible and weak Japanese factory activity provided more evidence of a sluggish... Read more »
On Tuesday, Delta announced that Salt Lake City will become the airline's eighth stop from London Heathrow airport, and the only nonstop connection between the Mountain West and the United Kingdom. Read more »
A new survey of parents who are interested in work flexibility found that 90 percent reported "needing" to work, but 63 percent also reported "wanting" to work. As always, though, every family... Read more »
I wouldn’t say never buy anything on places like eBay, but I would try to use some common sense and judgment. Read more »
While the world markets are in the middle of a tumultuous week, the slump will come with timely benefits for some. Homeowners, for one, are likely to see more favorable mortgage rates as long as... Read more »
As the banking industry serves the financing needs of small businesses, a very important partner is the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Without the SBA, far fewer small businesses would... Read more »
Learning to properly manage money can help women bolster their self-confidence and self-reliance, according to Susan Madsen, professor of leadership and ethics at the Woodbury School of Business at... Read more »
It's often said that in Buddhism wealth "is no path to happiness," but the author of a new book on Buddhism discusses how we can learn about money from the faith. Read more »
More Utahns are putting a high priority on having a variety of affordable housing options available that are close to where they work and to other amenities, according to new data released Tuesday... Read more »
Losing a job can be stressful and scary for anybody, but especially so for those supporting a family and children. Here are tips for talking to spouses, children, extended family and friends about... Read more »
Dozens of Colombians began fleeing their homes in Venezuela on Tuesday, wading knee-deep through a river separating the two countries, as President Nicolas Maduro vowed to extend a crackdown on... Read more »
The Utah Women & Leadership Project will host an event called “Cents and Sensibility: Women and Money” on Sept. 9 at Utah Valley University to educate young women about the importance... Read more »
We should not be teaching young adults that credit is a safety net. Cash is their saving grace. Of course, at some point, having good credit will matter — but not in their formative financial... Read more »
The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index rose 5.8 points from 105.3 in July to 111.2 in August. In comparison, the national Consumer Confidence Index increased 10.5 points to 101.5. Read more »
U.S. stocks climbed Thursday morning, extending their recovery from a sharp sell-off that was triggered by concerns about the health of the Chinese economy. Read more »
More than half of American families invest in stocks. Should those families be worried after Monday's market crash? Read more »
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