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How to make your commute less stressful, prepare for the work day

Meditating on the middle of the freeway in bumper-to-bumper traffic seems impossible.

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US stocks edge lower as investor look overseas

U.S. stocks are edging lower in early trading, a day after the Nasdaq composite set a record high. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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Europe scrambles to pick up pieces of Greek talks failure

Europe was scrambling Friday to pick up the pieces after another failed meeting over Greece's bailout that reinforced fears that the country was heading for bankruptcy and a possible euro exit. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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Facebook billionaire donates $5 million to help undocumented immigrants pay for college

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Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg announced Wednesday that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, had donated $5 million to a scholarship fund for undocumented immigrants. Read more »

June 18, 2015

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A female face will soon be peeking out of your wallet

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Move over Alexander Hamilton. The $10 bill will soon feature a female face. Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Fed can't raise the rate — yet

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen announced Wednesday she expects the rate hike to come by the end of the year. Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Tech tips: Stay safe by reducing reliance on passwords

So many online accounts, so many passwords. No wonder it's tempting to turn to apps and services that promise to keep track of your passwords. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Are insurers prepared for self-driving cars?

Auto insurers are unprepared for the changes self-driving vehicles will create for their business and most don’t think the technology will have a significant impact for at least a decade,... Read more »

June 17, 2015

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How to get the most from money you donate to charity

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Everyone wants to change the world, and donating money, time or supplies to charities gives us a sense of making a difference. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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US stocks turn slightly higher after Fed stands pat on rates

Stocks turned slightly higher after the Federal Reserve said it was seeing some improvement in the economy, but not enough to begin raising interest rates. The Fed's benchmark rate has remained... Read more »

June 17, 2015

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How to keep your millennial workers happy

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We've all read a million things about what millennials want from jobs. But now millennials are speaking out themselves. They want jobs that will make an impact. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Paycheck to paycheck: How the poor struggle to climb out of cash-flow crises

Something like a broken transmission, which might be an inconvenience for a middle-class family, can quickly become a crisis for low-income workers who are unlikely to have savings to fall back on,... Read more »

June 17, 2015

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US stocks edge higher as investors wait on Fed

ocks edged higher Wednesday as investors waited on the Federal Reserve. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Clinton proposing tax credits to encourage youth employment

Targeting youth unemployment, Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to propose tax credits to encourage businesses to train young people and offer apprenticeships to develop lifelong job skills. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Millionaires' club keeps growing

Nearly a million people became millionaires last year. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Tips to help small businesses make the transition to chip cards

Small business owners: If you haven't prepared for the transition to chip-embedded credit and debit cards, you don't have long. Here are some tips to help you meet the Oct. 1 deadline to get new... Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Greek leader takes tough stance on bailout despite warnings

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says demands by the country's rescue lenders to slash pensions are "incomprehensible" and warned that a failure in bailout talks would hurt all of Europe. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Don't let dreams lead into financial danger

It would be a huge mistake for you guys to sell your home when he hasn’t proven that he can sell anything. ... My advice would be for him to keep his day job and work his tail off nights and... Read more »

June 16, 2015

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Fed likely to signal coming rate hike if economy strengthens

With evidence that the U.S. economy is rebounding from a winter slump, the Federal Reserve will likely signal this week that an interest rate increase is coming — just not quite yet. Read more »

June 16, 2015

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Balancing act: It's important to try to do hard things, at work and in life

When my 9-year-old son struggled with a difficult birthday party experience, my wife assured him that he could do hard things. I'm constantly reminding myself that I can, too. Read more »

June 16, 2015

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Internet providers boosting speeds on the information superhighway

Along the Wasatch Front, there are more than 20 residential Internet service providers from large nationwide corporations to small locally based companies, in addition to seven providers that cater... Read more »

June 16, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: Parents should set example in wise financial decision-making

In honor of the upcoming Father's Day, I want to praise my husband for being a great financial role model for our children. And if your dad has been a financial rock, take the time to tell him. Read more »

June 16, 2015

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What students should really look for in a college education

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As tuition goes up, more and more economists and public figures are calling for a more pragmatic approach to what's taught in higher education. The president of the Association of American... Read more »

June 15, 2015

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Pamela Yip: How much money is too much to leave to your kids?

Imagine that you’re a self-made person with $100 million in assets. Do you leave it all to your children? Read more »

June 15, 2015

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How extended child care hours can hurt struggling parents

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What will happen if child care hours are extended? Most parents will work later. Read more »

June 15, 2015

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Wedding guest list perils: How to follow your budget

Wedding planner Joyce Scardina Becker has a simple system for compiling wedding guest lists. Divide people into three categories: yes, maybe and no. Read more »

June 14, 2015

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