A better job market is linked to a more motivated, supported, successful, content and healthy workforce.
Starting a garden to save money — or pay off debt — sounds like a good idea ... until you consider the time, money and mistakes that come with it. Read more »
The first Kuro, or black, burger had a signature black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Now Burger King... Read more »
Customers began camping out to be among the first to purchase an iPhone 6 Thursday near the Apple store at City Creek Center in Salt Lake City. Read more »
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season, an increase of nearly 10 percent from last year. Read more »
We were barely keeping all the balls up in the air — robbing Peter to pay Paul, raiding our meager savings to pay for basic necessities, and sacrificing tomorrow in order to afford today. But... Read more »
The Great Recession showed that a large number of American families are "extraordinarily vulnerable" to financial setbacks because they have few assets to fall back on, Federal Reserve Chair Janet... Read more »
Home Depot said that 56 million debit and credit cards are estimated to have been breached in a data theft between April and September at its stores in the U.S. and Canada. That makes it the... Read more »
Increasing the number of times one eats at home is an easy and extremely effective way to cut monthly expenses. Best of all, for folks who are looking to stretch their income by cutting costs,... Read more »
Walgreens provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles. Read more »
Over half of American adults don’t have a budget, and almost a quarter don’t know how much they spend. Read more »
Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for holiday-season package... Read more »
Call it brusque, boorish or downright barbaric. Whatever you call it, weaving in and out of traffic, laying on the horn and saluting with an upright digit is universally regarded as rude. So why is... Read more »
The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has been ranked as a top 25 school for entrepreneurship for the fourth straight year, according to a survey released Tuesday by the... Read more »
Child poverty dropped for the first time in 13 years — but 14 million American kids still live in poverty. Read more »
Sure, you have a lot to do today — laundry, bills, dinner — but it's never too early to start planning for your digital afterlife, the fate of your numerous online accounts once you... Read more »
Temperatures are dropping, the sun is setting earlier and pumpkin spice everything is arriving on American supermarket shelves. Read more »
Of the more than half of U.S. investors who make a financial plan, 63 percent ask for advice, says a recent Gallup poll. And even less seek advice when buying a house. Read more »
The Palestinian economy is expected to contract for the first time in seven years in 2014, the result of the recent Gaza war, continued Israeli and Egyptian restrictions on Palestinian trade and a... Read more »
The average corporate office is a serious place full of serious people doing serious work. Or so we'd like to believe. The reality is, to paraphrase Monty Python, that Cubeville is often a silly... Read more »
Offers of extended warranties or service contracts are becoming the norm, whether you buy a big-ticket item like a car or kitchen appliance or a less expensive one like a television or phone. Read more »
In these five countries, citizens are feeling brighter than last year about the national economy. Read more »
Luckily for most job seekers, Utah boasts the second lowest unemployment rate in the country. In fact, a recent report showed that 20 percent of chief financial officers in the Salt Lake City area... Read more »
Here are some ideas to help stretch your dollars and plug those leaks. You’ll be amazed at how much money these tactics will save. Read more »
According to cardratings.com, Nevada has the worst credit conditions in the nation, North Dakota is doing the best and Utah is somewhere in the middle. Read more »
Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments. Read more »
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Utah is known for its grand mountains, devout population and thriving job market, but not all jobs are created equal. Based on the most recent data available from the Bureau of Labor... Read more »
Your loved one just lost their job. So what can you do to help them? Here's a look at the different things you can do. Read more »
When we bought our rentals, we were too dumb to be afraid. We were too young and inexperienced to understand the many things that could go wrong, and what those things really meant for us. Simply... Read more »
Nagging feelings of guilt are a significant part of my life. I've mostly learned to deal with them in positive ways, but I've found that they affect my attempts to build better work-life balance. Read more »
Seventy percent of Americans want federally funded pre-kindergarten programs, according to a recent Gallup poll, but studies show that benefits may taper off over time and differ widely between... Read more »
A recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau illustrates a decline in college enrollment, especially among two-year colleges like Salt Lake Community College. Officials attribute the drop, in part, to... Read more »
The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index jumped 2.5 points to 109.3 in September — just short of the 110-point level indicating a fully functioning economy. In stark contrast, the national... Read more »
WalletHub released its "2014's fastest growing cities" list, and Utah cities weren't among them. Read more »
A better job market is linked to a more motivated, supported, financially successful, content and physically healthy workforce, according to a recent Gallup survey. Read more »
Buying a home can be an expensive undertaking. Find out which closing costs might be negotiable and which are not. Read more »
Microsoft says the next version of its flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize advances it is making toward a world centered around mobile... Read more »
The Sandy Suburban Improvement District has launched a new insurance program to help homeowners with the cost of repairing a leaky or damaged lateral sewer line — the small pipe that runs... Read more »
It doesn’t mean you’re not a grown-up just because your default button doesn’t go straight to spreadsheets. And just because you’re like that doesn’t mean you... Read more »
Before judging millennials as lazy, overeducated bums, it's best to look at the facts. There are real economic reasons why millennials are retreating to their parents' homes, unemployed but... Read more »
The class of 2014 graduated college with an average $33,000 in debt. Many of those freshly minted graduates did not find jobs with yearly salaries greater than their total debt, a rule of thumb for... Read more »
If a pair of new government forecasts prove true, Washington and Colorado would see more than $800 million in extra revenue over the next few years thanks to marijuana sales. At the least. Read more »
Six things that most billionaires have in common, and a video that visualizes the state of the world’s billionaires. Read more »
Over the past few months, Utah residents have lost thousands of dollars to callers posing as IRS employees. Read more »
There are some things you might want your boss to know, but here's a list of four things that might be worth hiding. Read more »
A recent national study of worker relationships says work friends matter more than ever and companies should care more about fostering those connections. Read more »
General Motors CEO Mary Barra told investors Wednesday that GM will rely on new models and a big push to sell more cars in China to boost profits in coming years, as the company tries to shift the... Read more »
What to buy October through December to get the most bang for your buck. Read more »
If last weekend's massive launch of Apple's iPhone 6 — over 10 million units sold — has you craving a trade-in, here are some of the best ways to sell your old phone and move up, as... Read more »
The number of workers employed through temporary help agencies is at all-time highs. Each week about 3 million people — 2 percent of the workforce — cycle through staffing companies. Read more »
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