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Dave Ramsey says: Remember to make pocket money part of monthly budget

Should you budget for mad money or just carry around cash when you're trying to get out of debt?

AP-GfK Poll: Most back Obama plan to raise investment taxes

The rich aren't taxed enough and the middle class is taxed too much. As for your taxes, you probably think they're too high as well. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2015

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The dollar is strong; time for Europe

Flight prices have remained the same despite drops in fuel prices, but the dollar is up to about $1.13 per Euro, making now the time to visit overseas. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart's US workers to get pay raises

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains U.S. hourly workers as the embattled retailer tries to reshape the image that its stores offer dead-end jobs. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2015

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Nasdaq gains for eighth straight day, nearing dot-com high

The Nasdaq composite rose for an eighth straight day Friday, pushing the index closer to its all-time closing high. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2015

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Balancing act: Survey: Office workers don't trust colleagues who work remotely

Even though telecommuting and other flexible work arrangements are growing more common, cooperation and trust issues remain for companies that offer these opportunities. So says a recent survey... Read more »

Feb. 18, 2015

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Sony outlines 3-year recovery plan, targets $4.2B earnings

Money-losing Sony will spin off its video-and-sound business into a separate company and shrink its headquarters as part of a three-year turnaround plan to speed up decision-making and become... Read more »

Feb. 18, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: 'Unequally yoked' financially but still in love

Readers of Michelle Singletary's column share stories of how they deal with their differences when it comes to money. Read more »

Feb. 17, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Gold is not a great safety factor

The truth is there hasn’t been an instance when people used gold as a medium of exchange in a crashed or failed economy since the Roman Empire. Read more »

Feb. 17, 2015

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Where to find the love of your life

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Experts told The Wall Street Journal recently that office romances aren't that big of a deal for young workers, despite the issues that may arise. Read more »

Feb. 16, 2015

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Taylor Cotterell: 6 tips for standing out in job interviews

Whether you’re an accomplished job applicant or a newbie, here are tips for standing out from the crowd. Read more »

Feb. 15, 2015

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Top 10 real estate tips for 2015

The National Association of Home Builders predicts that the 2015 single-family home sector will outperform a strong 2014. Read more »

Feb. 13, 2015

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Morgan Quinn: 10 best apps for timid first-time investors

Twenty years ago, if you wanted to start investing, you might have called a full-service broker on the phone who charged outrageous fees just to make a trade. Read more »

Feb. 13, 2015

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Oil price drop is not affecting domestic airfares, so shop smart for best deals

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Oil prices may be down, but domestic airfares aren't. Here are some tips to help you find the best fare possible. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2015

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Are you a hack waiting to happen? Your boss wants to know

Are you a hack waiting to happen? Your boss wants to find out. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2015

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Kristy Welsh: 10 ways to raise your credit score 100 points in 2015

It’s important to get your credit score as high as possible if you want to qualify for the best loans and credit. Many lenders don’t even look at your credit report; they stop at your... Read more »

Feb. 11, 2015

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The Mortgage Professor: Why do some borrowers pay higher mortgage interest rates than others?

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently unveiled an Internet-based tool designed to help consumers shop effectively for the lowest possible mortgage interest rate. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2015

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Merging money? Couples living together need a financial plan

Budgets are not romantic, but unwed couples who want to live together should break out a calculator before calling the moving trucks. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2015

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US job openings rise to 14-year high; job quits, hiring up

The number of available jobs posted by U.S. employers rose in December to the highest level in 14 years, a sign recent strong job gains will likely continue. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2015

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Robots replacing human factory workers at faster pace

Cheaper, better robots will replace human workers in the world's factories at a faster pace over the next decade, pushing manufacturing labor costs down 16 percent, a report Tuesday said. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2015

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US stocks open higher as investors assess earnings

U.S. stocks opened higher Tuesday as investors assessed the latest company earnings. Coca-Cola rose after the company reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit. Martin Marietta Materials, a... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2015

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Taxes: Hands off or hands on?

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Many taxpayers debate whether they should use in-home tax software or go to a tax professional to prepare their taxes. Here are some issues to bear in mind. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2015

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Specialty drugs help CVS Health meet 4Q profit forecasts

CVS Health's fourth-quarter earnings climbed more than 4 percent in a performance that matched Wall Street expectations even though the pharmacy chain's decision to quit tobacco sales hurt business... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Work it out with collections agency

There’s no way I’d consolidate and pay $16,000 in collection fees. Right now, they’re trying to bully you. They may eventually garnish your paychecks, but I think you can still... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: One couple's rules of financial engagement

Judi and Christopher Chesley follow rules to stay on the same financial page. Posted on their refrigerator is a list of 10 rules to help them manage their money together. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2015

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Randy Shumway: Private sector could lead the charge in improving Utah’s air quality

Tier 3 vehicles and fuel could decrease Utah’s pollution by 40 percent. Tier 3 vehicles are $87 more expensive; Tier 3 fuel is only 1-4 cents more per gallon. Nothing else we do in Utah can... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2015

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