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Win or lose, discrimination suit is having an effect on Silicon Valley

But was Ellen Pao a greedy underperformer? Or was she a victim of a sexist corporate culture?

Fed rate hike expectations shake up stocks, bonds and dollar

Interest rates could soon rise in the U.S. for the first time in almost a decade, and that's shaking up financial markets. Read more »

March 17, 2015

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US home construction plunges 17 percent in February

Construction of new homes plummeted in February, as fierce winter weather froze housing starts in the Northeast and Midwest. Read more »

March 17, 2015

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Scammers targeting income tax returns

The Utah State Tax Commission last month reported a number of attempts to file fraudulent income tax returns for the 2014 filing season. The agency stated that the fraudulent filings originated... Read more »

March 16, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Use cash to avoid overspending

When I made the decision to get intentional with my money, I just used cash. It’s hard to spend it when you don’t have any on you. Read more »

March 16, 2015

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Balancing act: Is it time to consider 'work-life integration' instead of balance?

A recent Fortune article says today's professionals are growing more comfortable with "blurring the line between work and home," opting for work-life integration instead of work-life balance. Is... Read more »

March 16, 2015

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Christina Lavingia: Travel sites reveal how to save on top spring break destinations

Spring break season is right around the corner, a holiday that typically decimates the budgets of students. The average college student spends about $1,100 a week on spring break, according to... Read more »

March 16, 2015

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Despite low returns, traditional savings accounts are still popular

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Savings account interest rates are nothing to write home about, but they remain popular. Here's why, as well as some alternatives to conventional savings. Read more »

March 16, 2015

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Man who walked miles to work gets new suburban apartment

A man who said he walked 21 miles to and from work each day is settling into a new, suburban Detroit apartment after receiving thousands of dollars in online donations. Read more »

March 15, 2015

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Cool reception for new sign-up window under health care law

Several million people hit with new federal fines for going without health insurance will get a second chance to sign up starting Sunday, and that could ease the sting of rising penalties for being... Read more »

March 14, 2015

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If saving money isn't independence enough, try off-the-grid living

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Most people believe they're happily independent if they can pay off their debts and put money in the bank. For some, that is not enough. People who live off the grid don't just want financial... Read more »

March 14, 2015

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Construction industry rebounding in Utah, U.S.

Utah’s strong economy is feeding one of the most robust construction sectors in the nation. Fueled primarily by increasing demand for industrial and commercial space, the industry is... Read more »

March 13, 2015

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Data you can't ignore: The more wealthy a nation, the less religious it is — except for America

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The Pew Research Center reported this week that citizens from wealthy nations are less likely than poor countries to see religion as important — except for the U.S. Read more »

March 13, 2015

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How short-term viral hits can transform a small business

Fifteen minutes of Internet fame can create long-term riches for a small business. Read more »

March 12, 2015

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GOED incentive to bring 500 new jobs

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced Thursday that the loan and investing company will build its sales division headquarters in Utah, with the project expected to create... Read more »

March 12, 2015

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If you make $50,000 a year, you can afford a home in these 10 cities

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Here are how much it costs you to buy a home in these 27 cities, according to a new report from a mortgage resource company. Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Here's why you might be working during retirement

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The goal to retire and stay that way is becoming increasingly more and more difficult to achieve for some Americans. Read more »

March 11, 2015

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Russian auto market collapsing, but luxury cars still a must

Russia's auto market is in freefall. As financial turmoil in the country makes cars more expensive by the day, demand for many brands has almost evaporated. Read more »

March 11, 2015

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Democrats stand by Clinton, but with some reservations

Democrats closed ranks around Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday after her public explanation of her email practices — yet party officials in important election states appeared resigned to... Read more »

March 11, 2015

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Balancing act: Don't let frustration drag you down, at home or work

Have you ever felt frustrated, at work or at home? Of course you have. But if you let frustration dampen your engagement and drain your energy, the results can be devastating. It's time for a... Read more »

March 11, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Take care when choosing a broker

Find one good broker you’re comfortable with and who has the heart of a teacher. You want to know what’s going on with your money, and finding someone who can explain it well and help... Read more »

March 10, 2015

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Rising gas prices beginning to level off

At an average of $2.25 per gallon, Monday’s state gas prices were up 22.9 cents from last week’s average price of $2.03 per gallon. The data follows a national trend of rapidly... Read more »

March 10, 2015

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Early Look: How does Apple Watch stack up vs rival watches?

Apple made a strong case for how you can use its upcoming Apple Watch, and the device stacks up well against the competition. Read more »

March 10, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: What we inherited from the 'Millionaire Next Door'

Thomas J. Stanley contributed so much to the field of personal finance by showing us that the frugal folks who live next door to you may be extraordinarily wealthy. Read more »

March 10, 2015

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California offers $50 million carrot for college innovation

Gov. Jerry Brown often criticizes California's public colleges and universities for what he sees as a failure to adapt to the 21st century. Now the outspoken Democrat is putting the state's money... Read more »

March 9, 2015

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GM plans $5B stock buyback, averts showdown with hedge funds

General Motors agreed to buy back $5 billion in stock by the end of next year as part of a plan to return more cash to shareholders. In return, an activist shareholder decided to drop a potentially... Read more »

March 9, 2015

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