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There's more to why Americans don't save than just market volatility

A survey released by Charles Schwab indicates that it's not investor confidence that impacts how people save.

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Review: 'Blissful and Domestic' blogger who learned the hard way shares tips for 'Living a Beautiful Life on Less'

Self-proclaimed budgeting diva Danielle Wagasky offers tips and experiences to help make ends meet and stretch each dollar in “Living a Beautiful Life on Less.” Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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'A war on talent': Jobless rate at 3.6 percent in Utah

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for July 2015 grew by an estimated 4.5 percent, adding 59,100 jobs compared with July 2014. Utah’s current employment level registers at nearly 1.4... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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Think your child's extracurricular activity is expensive? Try raising a ballerina

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A new analysis by FiveThirtyEight found that raising a ballerina costs approximately $100,000. It's a crazy sum for almost any family, but especially so for kids from low-income families. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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Why some moms go back to work 2 weeks after giving birth

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While headlines nationwide trumpet companies that are expanding maternity and paternity leave, about a fourth of new mothers are back at work within two weeks, report says. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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US stocks tumble on global slowdown fears

Growing concerns about a slowdown in China shook markets around the world on Friday, driving the U.S. stock market to its biggest drop in nearly four years. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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3 things you don't really need from a family who knows

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The Dannemiller family spent a year making purchases only out of necessity and, along the way, discovered five things people don't need but think they do. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Improving your productivity potential bite by bite

For anyone who’s experienced the afternoon coma that follows lunch, you understand exactly what bite-by-bite means — that the food you eat today affects your performance today. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Global stocks fall after China factory weakness

Global stocks fell further Friday after unexpectedly weak Chinese manufacturing data fueled concern about global growth. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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The perils of unexpected college costs

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Every family knows college is expensive. What can make it really pricey are those costs that few people anticipate. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Natalie Gochnour: Salt Lake City is earning a new title: 'Wall Street of the West'

When it comes to financial services, Salt Lake City is now a global powerhouse, boasting the second-largest Goldman Sachs office in the U.S. and the world's fourth-largest. What was in 2000 a small... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Impasse left DirecTV customers without KSL

DirectTV customers might find black space where KSL-TV used to be as of midnight Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Money Magazine ranks Draper as one of the best small U.S. cities to live in

In their yearly "Best Places to Live" rankings, Money Magazine ranked Draper as the 18th best small city. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Fed last month appeared to be moving closer to a rate hike

Federal Reserve officials appeared to edge closer last month to a decision to raise interest rates as early as September. At the same time, officials remained concerned about low inflation,... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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Miller Motorsports Park to be sold to Chinese company

Tooele County officials Wednesday officially announced an agreement in principle to sell the 511-acre Miller Motorsports Park for $20 million to the China-based Mitime Investment and Development... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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Some families are spending more than $1,000 for back to school

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Huntington Bank’s annual “Backpack” Index report found that back-to-school prices are on the rise, forcing some families to pay more than $1,000 for their supplies. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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Are innovative companies like Amazon at war with families?

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A New York Times article alleges, among other things, that Amazon's intense work environment makes it nearly impossible to have a family. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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US consumer inflation slowed in July

Consumer inflation slowed in July following two months of slightly faster gains. The slowdown reflected in part the biggest drop in airline fares in nearly two decades. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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Who needs .com? Domains like .vegas, .pr, .nyc are trending

Did the website address you just went to really end with ".vegas" instead of ".com"? Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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Salt Lake City can be 'Great American City,' economist says

Salt Lake City is poised to become a “Great American City” if leaders take advantage of the potential that exists for development in the current climate of economic prosperity, a local... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: A financial suitcase for freshmen

As your freshman is going over the checklist of things for college, make sure his or her financial suitcase is stuffed with tools and strategies that will help to avoid any money missteps. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Amazon workers report demoralizing working conditions; CEO Jeff Bezos says the company described is not Amazon

Working at online tech giants like Amazon and Facebook is the new American Dream; however, according to a recent article in The New York Times, not all of them are peaches are roses to work for. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Balancing act: Readers: Open communication is good for home as well as office

With school starting again, it's time to get back to normal around the Kratz household. And that makes it a good time to check in with reader comments on some recent columns. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Never lease or finance a car

I advise people to always buy good, used cars unless they have a net worth of $1 million or more. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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