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The 'world's best counterfeiter' got away with $50 million, after being caught

Frank Barassa was arrested for counterfeiting millions of U.S. currency, and was fined only $1,500.

3 reasons Utah is a great place for students

Utah’s wide selection of institutes for higher learning isn’t the only thing to brag about when it comes to state education. Of course, we’re biased, but here are some data that... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Should cash be part of your emergency fund?

The pros and cons of keeping a significant amount of cash stashed away for emergencies. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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Renovation Solutions: Tips for energy efficient homes in winter

One of the most important parts of the heating system in a house actually has nothing to do with the mechanical heating unit. This refers to the insulation found in the home. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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Should you install your own kitchen cabinets?

New kitchen cabinets are an investment. But only those who are very handy and already have some experience with cabinet installation should try to handle the job themselves. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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Veterans invited to Hero 2 Hired job fair

Veterans, active duty military members, National Guard and Army Reserve members and military spouses who are seeking employment are invited to the Hero 2 Hired job fair. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

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For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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How to take the scare out of the cost of Halloween

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Spending on Halloween can reach surprisingly scary levels. Here's how to hold down the cost without holding down the fun in the process. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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Why the CEO of the Container Store pays himself less and his employees more

Kip Tindell, CEO of the Container Store, believes in paying higher wages to attract the best workers and make it possible for them to live on their income. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Top 10 insurance myths that people think are true

Any confusion over what to buy or how to use a product can end up being costly, but when it comes to insurance, misunderstandings can end up costing thousands of dollars. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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6 ways to jump-start your savings account

The Great Recession dealt a heavy blow to family savings, but it is over. It is time to stop blaming the source of the problem and focus instead on fixing it. If your savings effort needs a jump... Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Landlords may be charging pet fees just because they can

Man's best friend is taking a bite out of renters' wallets. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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9 things we routinely overpay for

By getting the urge to splurge under control, it’s possible to save significant amounts of cash that can be used to stretch your household budget. Here are several things people often overpay... Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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5 money moves to make by year's end

Five financial things to make sure you do before the end of this year. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

National Edition

For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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EPA: Gas mileage inflated on 4 Mini Cooper models

The U.S. government has told BMW to reduce the gas mileage estimates on the window stickers on four of its Mini Cooper models after an audit found the figures were overstated. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Social Security benefits to go up by 1.7 percent

Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced Wednesday. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Most popular Halloween costumes

America will spend about $7.4 billion on Halloween this year, $2.8 billion of which will be costumes. And consumers are projected to spend more on adult costumes than ones for children. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Americans still prefer male bosses

In 1953, more Americans “preferred a male boss” over a female, and the same is true today. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Lower gas prices could mean economic impact down the road

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Gas prices are at a four-year low. For the consumer this means a fatter wallet, but there could be a negative impact on the oil industry and the economy as a whole. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Egg freezing is now a perk of the workplace. What are the ethical and religious dilemmas?

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Apple and Facebook just announced that they would provide egg freezing for their female employees. How do experts and religious groups feel about this so-called step in female empowerment? Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Employers and job seekers might as well be from different planets

Half of job seekers don’t even meet the basic requirements for the jobs they’re applying for. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

National Edition

For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Balancing act: What is your ROI for seeking work-life balance?

In the business world, we often talk about "return on investment," or ROI. But when it comes to work-life balance, perhaps we should discuss a "return on life/time investment," or ROLTI. How does... Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Keep expectations clear regarding loans

If you don’t already have an agreement, my advice would be to ask him what his expectations are. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Making your student debt worth its burden

There are things those with an interest in student loans — prospective students and their parents and grandparents — can do to avoid the worse outcomes. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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