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Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons

Burger King may be the home of the Whopper, but Canada may be the new home of Burger King. The restaurant operator said on Sunday that it was in talks to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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California push to avert higher gas prices stalls

Attempts to halt an increase in the price of gasoline expected to hit consumers in January appear to be dead with just a week to go in the legislative session. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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How to eat on just $4 a day

I spend a lot of money on food. (More than I spend on my mortgage.) Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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All aboard: How to win the budget battle with a reluctant spouse

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A budget can make a family more peaceful and make dollars go further, but what do you do when a spouse is not on board? Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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15 actions families are taking today to make college more affordable

Since 2008, Sallie Mae has been producing a report about paying for college on an annual basis. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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How to pay off all your student debt with one easy tweet

As the cost of college continues to go up, recent grads are experimenting with new ways to pay for their education, even begging on the Internet. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Obama administration announces new compromise on birth control; still can't get it right, say religious groups

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Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Renovation Solutions: How to protect your hillside home against landslides

With the recent landslide in North Salt Lake, it reminds us that Utah is not immune to natural disasters. Here are a few tips to help homeowners protect their property against landslides. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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A solution to paying that medical bill you can't afford

“I had health insurance and I actually have a great job, but my daughter needed something that I wasn’t able to provide for her,” Paige Strate said. But a solution was available... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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5 qualities of successful mompreneurs

The attributes of a successful entrepreneur are indeed similar to the strengths one develops as a mother. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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How depression threatens financial well-being

An estimated 9.1 percent of the population in the United States have symptoms of depression, according to the Centers for Disease Control Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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7 benefits of taking vacation time

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About 40 percent of Americans aren't taking their vacation time. But are they missing out on some potential benefits? Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Vet says the effects of this are like PTSD (Hint: It's not war)

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Tom Rebman tried being homeless for a month; says it's "worse than he ever imagined." Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Restaurants experimenting with pay-in-advance tickets

With restaurant patrons increasingly jumping on the Internet to make reservations, some high-end eateries here and across the country are adding a new tech wrinkle: having their clientele pay for... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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12 kinds of late-night office emails

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Up late checking your email? You're bound to run into one of these 12 emails. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Raising a kid will cost you $245,000 — Here are 12 things that cost the same

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Raising a child costs on average $245,000. So what does that look like in other ways? Here's a list. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Balancing act: What did you learn about work-life balance this summer?

As they start school this week, at least a couple of my children will likely be asked to write some kind of "what I did this summer" essay. Since it's been an interesting season for all of us, I... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Don't make comparisons when asking for a raise

If you honestly feel like you deserve a raise because of your effort and performance, that’s fine. But don’t bring up your co-worker and what he or she makes in the discussion. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Small business survey results indicate positive outlook for the U.S. economy

For the most recent month, the NFIB’s survey results show a slight increase in overall economic optimism among those businesses responding to the survey. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Allow student loan bankruptcies, but hold colleges accountable?

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While making student loans bankruptcy-friendly became a cause cÉlÈbre on the left in the wake of Occupy Wall Street, in recent weeks the notion has found some support on the right as well. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Food stamp use shows continued ‘underemployment’ pain

Luxuries were affordable for Linda Fish before she lost her job in retail management in 2009. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Want to increase attraction in your relationship? Talk about money

al planning may seem like an unlikely source of romance. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Why this coffee shop only employs homeless people

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How to respond to homelessness in your neighborhood? One couple hired them. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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If disaster strikes, are you ready?

r can strike anytime, anywhere. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Middle-class shoppers more sensitive to back-to-school supply costs

The giant pencil cutouts screaming “One Big Sale Here” throughout the Target store are a dead giveaway: This is the country’s second-biggest shopping season. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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