The economy in Utah is flourishing, according to an economic consultant.
Utah has an increasing number of women who are taking leadership roles in the state’s steadily growing business community. Their ascension to prominence has become a signal of continuing... Read more »
California and New York are poised to become the highest-paid minimum-wage states in the nation after their governors each reached deals with lawmakers to raise the lowest amount a worker can be... Read more »
Utah’s jobless rate for veterans improved from 4.9 percent in 2014 to 2.6 percent in 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' annual report. Only four other states had a lower rate... Read more »
says it's dropping its $15 billion offer to acquire Starwood Hotels, citing various market considerations and ending a bidding war for the parent of St. Regis and Sheraton resorts. Read more »
It can be a daunting process to grow your leadership skills. Adopting these four common traits of successful leaders will help you on your way to becoming the leader you want to be. Read more »
The Broadway smash "Hamilton," which has been cheered for reclaiming the nation's founding story by a multicultural cast, has oddly come under fire for specifically seeking "nonwhite men and women"... Read more »
Utah's low crime rate and job growth benefit thousands of families, but the state also gets an economic boost from having families larger than most other states. Read more »
If you've saved enough to retire, congratulations. Now it's time to work up a plan to make that money last as long as possible. Read more »
The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index increased 9.6 points to 115.4 in March. The national Consumer Confidence Index increased 2.2 points from February to March and currently sits at 96.2. Read more »
For the past two weeks, I've pulled out all the financial folders in my home-office file cabinet to see what I need to keep. Read more »
Overspending is, 100 percent of the time, a choice. It’s a decision. Most of the time it’s linked to immaturity, although there can be other issues at play. Read more »
Utah has a number of services available that offer free or low-cost alternatives to taxpayers filing their income taxes. For low- and moderate-income households, those options provide competent,... Read more »
Apple unveiled a small new iPhone, a new iPad tablet for business use and price cuts for its Apple Watch at a product event Monday. The announcements, which were largely expected, aim to keep up... Read more »
Forbes' Richard Eisenberg thinks many older workers are making a "dicey" gamble as they set aside money for their retirements. And he's not alone. Read more »
Do you know how to handle your finances in your 50s? If not, then check out these money moves to make in your 50s. Read more »
The stock market feels like a risky investment for many people. Use these ideas to still gain interest while keeping your money out of the market. Read more »
February’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from last month’s rate of 3.4 percent. The national unemployment rate remained unchanged from January at 4.9 percent. Read more »
What's driving Utah voters? The most important issues are the economy, national security and health. Read more »
Cuba's government offered a rebuke Thursday of President Barack Obama's plans to use his upcoming visit to promote change on the island, even as it took a long-sought step to lift a penalty on... Read more »
Trying to get work done during the opening days of March Madness can be challenging in many workplaces. But some companies that embrace March Madness say they can use it as a way to boost morale... Read more »
Americans spent just over $60 billion on their pets last year, a record fueled by a big jump in what owners shelled out for services like grooming, boarding and training. Read more »
If you can’t buy a home with cash, you need the stability of a 15-year, fixed-rate mortgage in your life. Read more »
Pumping up your credit "number" should be a priority. The higher your score, the more likely you'll get favorable lending terms because the algorithms say you're more expected to pay your debts. Read more »
Prescription painkillers should not be a first-choice for treating common ailments like back pain and arthritis, according to new federal guidelines designed to reshape how doctors prescribe drugs... Read more »
Americans' household wealth jumped in the final three months of last year, pushed higher by rising stock prices and greater home values. That leaves many households, particularly wealthy ones, with... Read more »
You've seen the awards year after year, but what does it really mean to be a "Best Company to Work For," and what are the actual benefits employees receive by working for one? Read more »
Yahoo set up a battle for control of its board by appointing two directors likely to further agitate an activist shareholder threatening to lead an investor mutiny aimed at ousting CEO Marissa... Read more »
Do you ever feel like you cannot gain any traction with your finances? Cutting your budget down does not have to be painful. Use these tips to limit your spending and put more money into your... Read more »
An attempt to legislate the use of noncompete employment contracts in Utah has stirred up a hornet's nest in the state's business community. Read more »
U.S. employers added a robust 242,000 workers in February as retailers, restaurants and health care providers drove another solid month for the resilient American job market. The unemployment rate... Read more »
People who receive certain forms of public assistance would be required to undergo at least two hours of self-reliance training under a bill endorsed Thursday by a legislative committee. Read more »
Build a culture of appreciation and you’ll see the top reasons for employee turnover fall off the table. Read more »
veting their favorite team's jersey with the personal touch of their name on the back are flocking online, likely not so much to the sports store at their local mall. Consumer habits are evolving. Read more »
A bill proposed in the Utah Legislature is drawing sharp criticism from prominent local business leaders who claim that it could have a dramatic impact economic growth in the state and wreak havoc... Read more »
Utah's unemployment rate is 3.5 percent, but virtually 0 percent for technology professionals. As Utah tech firms face the most competitive job market in our history, what are leading companies... Read more »
This tax season, resolve to learn the facts even if someone else is preparing your return so that you don't end up doing anything fishy. Read more »
We may never be able to completely eradicate poverty’s many faces, but by correctly designing, measuring and improving two-generation programs, we will be working smarter to help the... Read more »
Dave Ramsey says to let spouse's birthday be spending money instead of debt payment. Read more »
If you’re one of those people who wished they took more time to show their appreciation to the people at work, Employee Appreciation Day is a good place to start. Read more »
Your company culture is a living, breathing thing, and just because you start off right doesn't mean it will always stay that way. You need to actively add new people to your team who will nurture,... Read more »
Global stock markets were weighed down Monday by the failure of the world's leading economic policymakers to announce any new measures to boost the global economy. Some relief emerged with the news... Read more »
Taxes are no one's idea of a jolly time. But don't make things worse by needlessly overpaying by overlooking deductions and credits you have coming to you. Read more »
Here are five commonly overlooked tax deductions that help ease your tax burden and potentially offer relief for you and your family. Read more »
When Demetrius White recently lost his job as a $10-an-hour forklift driver loading pallets of shampoo, he applied for unemployment benefits to help support his family. Read more »
Donald Trump is sticking to his new explanation for why he can't yet release copies of his recent tax returns: The IRS is auditing him, as Trump says it has for the past 12 years. Read more »
Having it all. Living your dreams. Happiness--being who you really want to be. Having the good life. Is any of this possible? Absolutely! Check out what I learned from a conversation I thought I... Read more »
mer group is accusing Pfizer of seeking to avoid $35 billion in U.S. taxes with its plan to buy fellow drugmaker Allergan in a deal structured to nominally move Pfizer's address to lower-tax... Read more »
Fast, intense and incredibly purpose-driven: that’s what a startup looks like. Now, think about your own office. Read more »
This week is Utah Saves Week — part of a nationwide effort to help individuals eliminate debt, use credit efficiently and build a strong financial foundation. Read more »
I think e-giving in itself is fine. But if I were the pastor or on the leadership board and we had an e-giving process, I would strongly encourage people to use debit cards and not credit cards. Read more »
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