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The Conservative Party swept to power Friday in Britain's Parliamentary elections, winning an unexpected and resounding victory that returns Prime Minister David Cameron to 10 Downing Street in a... Read more »
In the latest State of the American Manager report from Gallup, the same question was posed to the 2015 American workforce. Only 33 percent of respondents said they’d prefer a male boss, and... Read more »
What happened to Sheryl Sandberg could happen to anyone: The woman who wrote the book on balancing career and family will have to figure out how soon she will return to her high-profile job... Read more »
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I generally try to avoid the spotlight, but my efforts in that regard were tested by a recent series of positive events at work. However, this good experience reinforced my feelings about the... Read more »
Financial planner Carl Richards is a man of simplicity, hence the one-page plan. It's a strategy to get you to determine what really matters to you. So grab a Sharpie and a piece of paper, he... Read more »
The people who are telling you to take the cash don’t think the way you do. They’re the kind who would take any money, no matter the reason. But you sound like the kind of person who... Read more »
The main cause for unhappiness at work is related to how much money one makes. However, there are some factors beside money which could be more important when looking for job satisfaction. Read more »
Older Americans are increasingly retiring in a foreign country. But it's not for everyone, so here's an introduction to see if it might suit you. Read more »
I don't know who Jeffrey Benjamin is. No one does. But I own part of his famous "desktop collection," and it has changed my life. Read more »
The surging cost of rental housing has squeezed a rising proportion of U.S. families since the Great Recession struck in 2007. Read more »
Many Americans spend $1,000 or more for their children's proms. There are ways to trim those costs without sacrificing the joy of the experience. Read more »
After 45 years of providing health care in rural western Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece. Read more »
A decade ago, launching a startup venture was a “pipe dream” for most people, even in the “land of opportunity” that is the United States. Today, more small businesses are... Read more »
"Talent" as a noun is an excuse. If you don't think you have it, you don’t have to try. ... However, what if we changed the word "talent" to mean "practice"? Read more »
The state of Utah announced Thursday the closing of two refunding bond sales and the affirmation of the state’s AAA general obligation bond rating by all three rating agencies. Read more »
The poshest of luxury homes are acquiring the cachet of a masterwork by Picasso or Matisse. Read more »
Lower oil prices pushed Exxon Mobil Corp.'s first-quarter profit down 46 percent, but the results still beat Wall Street expectations. Read more »
New research suggests that we may have misjudged what robots mean to the emerging economy. Read more »
If we are going to place restrictions on the poor, let's be fair and require the same standards and scrutiny for everyone who gets financial help from the government. Read more »
Pope Francis added his voice Wednesday to the feminist anthem of equal pay for equal work, saying it's "scandalous" that women earn less than men for doing the same job. Read more »
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Data from the Utah Department of Workforce Services indicates that average wages in Utah ranked 37th nationally and follow a national trend of lagging behind annual inflation, effectively resulting... Read more »
At the end of WWII, the United States, Italy and Germany each had about the same elderly population. Now a new Pew report examines what family support looks like in each of them — and... Read more »
Nine days after her husband died unexpectedly, Sheryl Sandberg took to Facebook to describe her return to the sidelines for her daughter's soccer game. There, a grandmother who had been widowed... Read more »
Some argue that the 40-hour workweek too often leads to overworked employees, which in turn is bad for productivity. Read more »
With the possible in-state tuition rate extinction and rising costs of higher education, cost is becoming an even larger factor for students seeking degrees than ever before. Read more »
FlexJobs recently surveyed 211 people under age 35 who want part-time work. Their answers about why they'd like to work part time, and how they would make it financially, were interesting. Read more »
You’re going to be a busy guy for a while, but I’ll bet this lady’s worth it. Gaining control of your finances now will be a great gift for you both when you start your new life... Read more »
April’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Utah remained unchanged from the prior three months at 3.4 percent. The national unemployment rate dropped one tenth of a percentage point to... Read more »
McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook is set to make his debut before shareholders at the company's annual meeting Thursday at a time when the chain is facing declining sales and ongoing protests over... Read more »
Four of the world's biggest banks agreed Wednesday to pay more than $5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to rigging the currency markets — a rare instance in which federal prosecutors... Read more »
Elon Musk, the star CEO of the electric car company Tesla Motors and the rocket company SpaceX, staged an elaborate event last month to unveil a new product. Not a sleek new luxury car. Not a... Read more »
A chart recently repromoted by the Pew Research Center gives some economic context to Los Angels' decision to raise their minimum wage. Read more »
Improving child care needs to become a national priority, Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Wednesday, and she urged Republicans in Congress to provide more federal money to help working families care... Read more »
According to a new study from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, college graduates who studied architecture and engineering are likely to make more money right out... Read more »
Alan Doan's entrepreneurial dreams were to start the next Facebook or Google. Instead, the 32-year-old laid off software worker started a quilting business with his sister. Read more »
Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in April due to relatively few listings and rising prices, a trend that could weigh on the recovering housing market. Read more »
You can tell a lot about a person based on how he or she tips, at least according to author and researcher Kabir Sehghal. Read more »
Choosing whether to lease or to buy a car can be an intimidating, confusing decision. Knowing some basic issues can make consumers' choices easier to navigate. Read more »
Jim Miller and his wife, Linse, have found a unique business niche, one that makes perfect sense when you think of Sarasota as a southern outpost for the nation's Amish and Mennonite communities. Read more »
U.S. consumer prices were up slightly in April, but overall gains were held back by another decline in energy costs that offset the biggest one-month jump in medical care in eight years. Read more »
Fawziyeh Sharif and dozens of other young women who make jeans for the U.S. market in a factory in this village in northern Jordan consider themselves lucky — even though they spend 48 hours... Read more »
Nearly a quarter of U.S. adults who were insured all last year lacked adequate protection from big medical bills based on their income, according to Commonwealth Fund research. Read more »
When selling a home, you should be concerned with two general audiences: The first is the appraiser and the bank, and the other audience is the buyers. Your remodel should appeal to both audiences... Read more »
Many college and high school graduates will confront a number of money issues for the first time in their lives. So I'd like to offer some advice that you can use to help your graduate navigate... Read more »
Target is reporting a 52 percent increase in its first-quarter profit on solid sales of fashion and baby items, offering evidence that its efforts to spruce up its merchandise are paying off. Read more »
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