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What can seekers of financial advice learn about money from Buddhism?

The author of a new book on Buddhism discusses how we can learn about money from the faith.

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'Avengers' helps Disney top 3Q earnings expectations

Disney's movie studio boosted company earnings once again, with the debut of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" proving the continued strength of the Marvel superhero brand. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Home inventories can help in case of natural disaster

Wild weather has become more common with climate change, the experts say, and homeowners can prepare for natural disasters by making home inventories — detailed lists of household belongings... Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Balancing act: Self-confidence is key to success at work

A recent survey found that 89 percent of U.S. workers believe they deserve a raise, and 54 percent plan to ask for one this year. But when faced with the prospect of asking for an increase in pay,... Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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CVS earnings rise despite no tobacco fix

specialty drugs helped CVS Health cope with tobacco withdrawal to top analyst expectations in the second quarter. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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US airlines ban shipment of hunting 'trophies'

The big three U.S. airlines have all this week banned the shipment of hunting trophies, although it is unclear how many — if any — they have been carrying in recent years. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Greece: Prospect of new election grows, markets hit

Greece's left-wing government conceded Tuesday that dissent within the ruling party was likely to force an early election, while markets fell again under the weight of plummeting bank shares. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: Reading is fundamental to financial freedom

This month, for the Color of Money Book Club, I'm not selecting a book but recommending that you carve out time to read some free personal finance resources online. ... If you truly want financial... Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Face the future with a detailed financial plan

Chances are you’re going to have to cut back on some stuff because you’ve chosen to take care of your mother-in-law. If you just wander along without a plan, you’re going to make... Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Alpha is latest coal producer to seek bankruptcy protection

Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the country's biggest coal producers, became the latest in a string of coal companies to seek bankruptcy protection amid an historic shift in the electric power... Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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US manufacturing growth slows in July

U.S. factories were a little less busy last month. Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Sears sales fall sharply in 2Q as it spins off real estate

Sears Holdings Corp. says a key sales figure fell sharply in the second quarter, particularly dragged down by weakness at its namesake stores. It's at least the 10th straight quarter that the... Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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There's a bipartisan new approach to curbing student loan debt, but it's pretty controversial

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Will putting more of the burden on the university really help with the student loan debt crisis? Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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In the 21st century, 'spiritual branding' is worth a lot of money

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Study after study has shown that Americans are falling out of love with organized religion, with a recent Gallup poll finding that "the church and organized religion is losing its footing as a... Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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US stocks drop, led by fall in energy stocks

U.S. stocks fell on Monday, led by a slumping energy sector as the price of oil continued to fall. Investors were also watching the latest earnings releases. Tyson Foods dropped after cutting its... Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Susan Tompor: Saving for college? Do homework on 529 plans

Young parents can hear shocking statistics — such as that some private schools could cost about $450,000 for four years by the time today’s newborn heads to college — and give up... Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Millennials still reluctant to move out, even with economy improving

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Although the job market's improving, millennials don't seem in a hurry to leave the nest and launch out on their own, according to the Pew Research Center. Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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How government policy created ghettos, according to one historian

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Many black people still live in segregated ghettos in the country's metropolitan areas. Richard Rothstein, a research associate at the Economic Policy Institute, says those ghettos didn't happen by... Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Which Utah city is ranked highest for upward mobility?

Vernal ranked highest in upward mobility in Utah by NerdWallet — fifth of all top cities in each state. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Job insecurity is the new normal. Here's how it's affecting your family life

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A "one-way honor system" beholdens workers to their employers, while employers have little responsibility to employees. Researchers believe it's reshaping our family lives. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Most children in the world are happy, even when they have less

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Around the world, children under the age of 12 are happy, but that can change dramatically as they grow up. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Why the 9 to 5 factory work isn't working for millennials

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Experts, as well as millennials themselves, are finding that young people are seeking out jobs that allow creativity or anything besides typical, 9-to-5 factory work, even if those jobs start with... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Is paying for extended warranties worth it? Experts generally say no

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Extended warranties are offered for a variety of products. Is paying for extra protection worth it? Experts generally say no. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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What consumers need to know about chip technology in charge cards

Across the country, financial institutions are introducing the EMV chip card that will be widely used by the end of 2015. The new credit card improves fraud protection for consumers and changes the... Read more »

July 30, 2015

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