Cutting back on fast fashion and focusing on quality and classic styles can save money and make life easier.
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Utah fuel prices in May showed the greatest increase in the nation, jumping 28 cents per gallon. This month, the average price rose 14 cents, AAA reported. The current average price for regular... Read more »
The June jobs report blew away expectations with 288,000 new jobs. Where are the jobs, and can we expect more of the same? Read more »
Bullying is a problem in the workplace, but it doesn't have to be. Whether you're a person who sometimes acts as a bully, someone who is frequently a bully's target, or both, you can change. And... Read more »
If you have to surrender the joy in life to build extra wealth or build at a different pace — well, to me that’s just wrong. Read more »
Think you're spending too much on groceries? Here's how to spend less, inspired by one man's passion for potato salad. Read more »
Question: What is the purpose of Supplemental Security Income, or SSI? Read more »
QUESTION: I read something a year ago about the possibility of paying off your mortgage with funds from a 401(k) plan without paying any penalty. Read more »
Emojis are sensationally possible and continue to enter into the stream of American pop culture. But where did they come from? And why are they so popular? Read more »
No expenditure can hurl you toward financial ruin as quickly as medical bills. Read more »
Egypt's president has issued a decree raising the sales tax on cigarettes, beer and wine. Read more »
Kelly Parker was thrilled when she landed her dream job in 2012 providing tech support for Harley-Davidson's Tomahawk, Wisconsin, plants. The divorced mother of three hoped it was the beginning of... Read more »
The shopping-loving city that is home to one of the world's largest shopping malls wants to build one even bigger. Read more »
Developers nationwide are reviving a concept that collapsed with the real estate crash in 2008: combining condos and hotels. Read more »
The amount of debt issued by the U.S. Treasury and held by the public totaled just under $12.6 trillion last week. When borrowings between government entities are included, the total public debt... Read more »
Thought you would be able to save money this summer? Think again. Five things we do or use every day are expected to rise in price soon. Read more »
Northwestern University on Thursday urged the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional ruling that would allow its scholarship football players to unionize, holding up the football program as exemplifying the... Read more »
Managing money doesn't come easily to everyone, which is why some argue it's time to rethink how we teach finance. Read more »
Hiring was likely robust for a fifth straight month in June, a sign that the economic recovery, now entering its sixth year, is finally gaining meaningful traction. Read more »
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 288,000 jobs were added in June, and the unemployment rate has now dropped to 6.1 percent. Read more »
The Dow Jones industrial average topped 17,000 for the first time Thursday, the index's first big 1,000-point milestone this year, following news that hiring in the U.S. accelerated last month. Read more »
Your housing payment should not exceed 25 percent of your monthly take-home pay on a 15-year, fixed-rate mortgage. Read more »
The slow housing recovery has often been cited as the primary reason the economy is not growing as expected after the Great Recession. Read more »
Bullying isn't only a problem for children at school. According to a new survey from VitalSmarts, it's causing problems in offices, too. But just how big is the problem, and what is it costing... Read more »
Some companies — including burger joints — are raising their minimum wages without waiting on the federal government. Read more »
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You don’t use life insurance to leave an estate. It’s a bad idea. You leave an estate by saving and investing. Read more »
The Urban Institute has issued a report stating the millennial generation will have the lowest rates of marriage by age 40 than any previous generation. Read more »
A list of the most livable small towns in 2014 has just been released by the website Livability , and Heber City, Utah, has made the cut. To qualify, a town must have a population of less than... Read more »
Menus at restaurants are full of clever ways to get people to spend more money and to buy the most profitable items. Read more »
People have so many clothes they sometimes don't know what to do with them. But cutting back on fast fashion and focusing on quality and classic styles can save money and make life easier. Read more »
According to a new survey, a low salary isn't the most likely factor that will cause someone to leave a job. Rather, a lack of support from managers and limited work-life balance are the real deal... Read more »
New research puts American teens at the lower end of the spectrum for financial literacy. Research sparks debate over education reform. Read more »
One of the original restaurants at The Gateway will serve its last meal in Salt Lake City early next month. Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill announced Tuesday it will be closing its Utah location... Read more »
About to go on a vacation? This graphic may give you the help you need to avoid scams. Read more »
While home ownership is not a lone silver bullet to creating a thriving middle class, favorable mortgage terms are an important factor in middle-class success. Read more »
With wounds from the Great Recession still fresh, chastened Americans are hoarding more cash in their checking accounts than at any time in the last 25 years. Read more »
CustomerContactChannels, a global provider of customer contact strategies and solutions, is announcing plans to grow its Salt Lake City operations. The company plans to hire as many as 1,000 new... Read more »
Utah is tied for the second lowest unemployment rate in the nation, as the state’s jobless rate dropped to 3.5 percent. Nationally, the U.S. unemployment rate registered at 6.1 percent. Read more »
Forget the big number you’re aiming for in your 401(k). Read more »
Everybody wants a discount on car insurance. Why else would we watch the Esurance TV ads where a crazy lady in the beige turtleneck named Beatrice talks about how she shops for car insurance and... Read more »
Car insurance costs 89 percent more after Utah couples add a teen driver to their policy, according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report. That’s tied for the 15th-highest increase in the country. Read more »
Nearly a dozen states believe they’ve found a way to encourage people to save more money — and have fun doing it. And the idea costs not a dime in state funds. Read more »
Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to expand its... Read more »
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