The economy in Utah is flourishing, according to an economic consultant.
The stock market has experienced some recent peaks and valleys. Such circumstances can become a fertile environment for scam artists who prey upon the fear of anxious investors. Read more »
All year can be like Valentine's Day when you find that sweet spot of financial harmony with your honey. Read more »
Your personal integrity wants you to do a good job for yourself and your employer, but it’s also telling you that pushing customers to buy store credit cards goes against your beliefs. So,... Read more »
Just recently, the Federal Trade Commission slammed four debt-collection outfits and their affiliates that the agency said engaged in abusive practices, including impersonating law enforcement... Read more »
London-based bank HSBC said Monday it is among a number of firms being investigated by U.S. authorities over the hiring of people connected to Asian governments, raising the risk of more expensive... Read more »
It’s not enough to build power teams. To be like the best 21st-century organizations you have to provide your employees with a culture and environment that inspires them to bring their best. Read more »
Contrary to the popular myth, new hires have intentions of staying long, becoming part of something bigger than themselves and producing great work. Read more »
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates were unchanged this week, but remained at historically low levels amid worries about the global economy. Read more »
Fishermen are making money on sushi in Maine, the only state in the country with a significant baby eel fishery, and lawmakers are looking to make it possible for them to make more. Read more »
We can all become obsolete in a variety of areas. Our personal obsolescence comes because we talk ourselves into it. While there may be many more ways we talk ourselves into obsolescence, here are... Read more »
As for your income tax preparer, pick a trustworthy one because even if you don't condone any shady behavior when it comes to your return, you are ultimately responsible for the information on it. Read more »
Beginning this summer, a visit to a local Army recruiting office will include a new set of gymnastic tests to help determine what military jobs a recruit is physically capable of performing. Read more »
The International Monetary Fund has nominated managing director Christine Lagarde for a second five-year term. Read more »
Federal and state authorities on Thursday announced a $3.2 billion settlement with Morgan Stanley over bank practices that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis, including misrepresentations... Read more »
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a front row seat as the personal computer began to reshape society. So it made perfect sense to him to bring a convention meshing technology with pop culture to... Read more »
President Barack Obama sent Congress his final budget on Tuesday, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of initiatives, from a new war on cancer to combating global warming to... Read more »
Asking someone how much they make or where they are on their debt snowball in this scenario is officially weird — even by my standards. Read more »
Americans gave more than $18.2 billion to charity in 2015, a 1.6 percent increase over 2014 that reflects the strengthening economy. Religious causes receive the most money each year, and December... Read more »
Tax time forces you to gather major documents that make up your financial life. Even if you don't have to file a tax return, use this time of year as a reason — or push — to become... Read more »
A new Internet service provider aims to compete with Comcast and Time Warner, beaming high-speed Internet to your home — wirelessly. Read more »
Strong earnings in North America and China and a reversal of fortunes in Europe powered General Motors to a record net profit of $9.7 billion last year. Read more »
Merck & Co. posted an 87 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit compared with last year when the drugmaker had a huge gain from the sale of consumer health business. It beat Wall Street profit... Read more »
Swiss bank UBS saw its shares slide on Tuesday on news that investors had pulled billions out of its division serving wealthy clients — a token of the market turbulence that has shaken the... Read more »
For the last 14 years, a deadline for a new column has stared me in the face almost every week. Now, 18 years after my first day as a Deseret News employee, this is my last column. Read more »
The first thing I want you to do is take a step back and breathe. Yes, you guys just hit a big bump in the road, but the good news is you’re in pretty good shape financially to handle things... Read more »
Police arrested the maverick founder of China's largest online finance business on suspicion of fleecing 900,000 investors of $7.6 billion, in what could be the biggest financial fraud in Chinese... Read more »
The stock market was able to recover from steep losses to close slightly lower on Monday as investors looked past another drop in the price of oil and renewed concerns about U.S. and Chinese... Read more »
I've written often about the importance of making time for dates with your spouse or significant other. When it comes to building a balanced life, I think that is an absolute requirement —... Read more »
With the April filing deadline not so far away, the Utah Tax commission is cautioning taxpayers to beware of scams — particularly those perpetrated online. Read more »
The Bank of Japan on Friday said it will charge lenders that leave too much cash on idle deposit with it, introducing a negative interest rate policy for the first time as it seeks to shore up a... Read more »
Forty million Americans have at least one student loan. Bringing that burden under control takes a thoughtful approach before you take out any loan and when you start to repay it. Read more »
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods tumbled in December, with a key category that tracks business investment plans falling for a second straight month. Read more »
The number of people signing contracts to purchase homes managed to inch up last month, thanks to unseasonably warm weather in the Northeast. Read more »
JPMorgan Chase will install new ATMs later this year that will allow customers to withdraw cash or initiate other transactions using their cellphone. Read more »
& Johnson, despite a tough year of falling revenue, posted a 27.6 percent increase in fourth-quarter profit, as a big one-time gain offset restructuring and other charges taken by the... Read more »
LG Electronics, the world's second-largest TV maker, on Tuesday reported an unexpected loss for the final quarter of 2015 as its smartphone business struggled and costs for raw materials rose. Read more »
Hyundai Motor Co. reported its lowest annual profit in five years after a failure to fully anticipate strong demand for sports utility vehicles in China led to a sales drop in the world's largest... Read more »
It’s always better to have the cash you earn in your pocket rather than parking it with the IRS interest-free every year. Read more »
I like to view saving and investing as two different actions, although both are intended to provide safety. You save for emergencies, unexpected expenses or your wants and needs. You invest for the... Read more »
BNEI BRAK, Israel -- At the age of 36, Michael Luc realized he needed to find a good job. Read more »
Ford Motor Co. is pulling out of Japan and Indonesia, saying that market conditions in each country have made it difficult to grow sales or make sustained profits. Read more »
I always recommend that young couples rent for a year and concentrate on each other, the new marriage, cleaning up any debts they have and establishing an emergency fund. Read more »
With Wal-Mart and other major retailers closing stores and laying employees off, Amazon continues to innovate with flying packages and data-driven stores. Read more »
Union Pacific Corp.'s fourth-quarter profit fell 22 percent as the railroad hauled 9 percent less freight and worked to cut costs to match the reduced demand. Read more »
Britain and Germany gave their key backing Thursday for Christine Lagarde to stay at the helm of the International Monetary Fund for a second term. The savvy Frenchwoman, however, held back from... Read more »
The Economic Report to the Governor, prepared by the Utah Economic Council, said the Beehive State should continue to have robust economic growth, positive labor market performance and an... Read more »
Low oil prices are complicating life for the European Central Bank in its struggle to push up the worrisome low inflation in the 19 nations that use the euro currency. Read more »
A prevailing sense of anxiety was in the air in the Swiss ski resort of Davos as the World Economic Forum kicked off Wednesday with delegates fretting about the turbulence in financial markets,... Read more »
2016 is an election year. Here's what candidates have spent so far, and what they are expected to spend this year. Read more »
What's new when you file your taxes this year? Taxpayers without health insurance will face larger penalties, and those insured by their employers will get a new tax form. There also have been... Read more »
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