Has your teen ever overdrawn a checking account, gotten a speeding ticket or charged too much on credit?
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Whether it relates to wealth accumulation, credit-card debt, or simply saving money for a rainy day, financial literacy around the globe is remarkably low. Read more »
A project called The End of Sitting is swapping traditional desks and chairs for a complex where employees do their work standing, leaning, or lying down. Read more »
On its journey toward increased reliance on renewable energy, the United States has taken an unlikely detour back to traditional oil and natural gas production. "Fracking" has become one of the... Read more »
The Supreme Court could put the brakes on the Obama administration's growing crackdown against companies facing claims of discrimination against women, minorities and other protected groups. Read more »
General Motors plans to start selling an affordable electric car in 2017 that will be able to go 200 miles on a single charge. Read more »
Men have yet to fully recover from the economic recession with regards to employment. Male-dominated industries were disproportionately hurt by the recession, therefore men were hurt... Read more »
President Obama is calling for two free years of community college education, though the push for universal access to higher education may have bipartisan appeal. Read more »
Simple changes to your front door can enhance the energy efficiency of your entire house, keeping you warmer and saving you money all winter long. Read more »
A recent study by Nerdwallet placed Salt Lake City as the sixth healthiest city in America. So what makes it so? Read more »
Baby boomers are more interested in retiring gradually as they downsize within the same city and work part-time. Read more »
More and more people are staying in the workforce during what some would call their retirement years. People cite financial needs, health care coverage and personal enrichment as the main reasons... Read more »
The future of farming in America may not be so bleak, as environmentally conscious young people turn to farming. Read more »
Last year, hundreds of readers from across the country joined me in doing a fast based on my book "The 21-Day Financial Fast: Your Path to Financial Peace and Freedom." It was so successful that... Read more »
At a time when concerns about family finances are widely believed to be a leading cause of marital discord and divorce, our efforts to manage our finances wisely are perhaps more important than ever. Read more »
What's the best way to avoid being homeless? Move to Utah, according to Comedy Central's "The Daily Show." Read more »
A new Gallup poll showed that vacation frequency is a better predictor of well-being than income. Read more »
Last year, there were countless news stories about the negative aspects of student loans. Though these loans have certainly earned their reputation, they're not all evil. Here are 11 uniquely... Read more »
How to make 2015 your best year yet and realize your New Year's resolutions. Read more »
Buried in new rules that will govern the House for the next two years is a provision that could force an explosive battle over Social Security's finances on the eve of the 2016 presidential election. Read more »
U.S. businesses ramped up hiring last month in the latest sign that the nation's economy is expanding despite worries about global growth that have sent financial markets tumbling. Read more »
There’s a reason insurance rates are so high for teens. It’s called statistical analysis of their driving ability. They’re not good drivers! Read more »
Few people are successful in achieving their New Year's resolutions. But a recent survey indicates that changes in how they approach their jobs might help some people with their work-life... Read more »
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It's a rough time out there for public education these days, or at least that's what it seems like. Federal efforts to reform standardized benchmarks are experiencing major backlash, meanwhile... Read more »
Much has been said about the current shortage of talent. But less has been accurately identified about why, when a company acquires top talent, these strategic individuals leave. Read more »
Has your teen ever overdrawn a checking account, gotten a speeding ticket or charged more than agreed on your credit card? Read more »
The groom remembers his wedding day only in snapshots, like a dream that comes back in fragments. Read more »
It's just a forecast, and for only one of 10 industry groups in the stock market. Yet it has almost singlehandedly turned what had been a promising earnings season into a grim one. Read more »
Google has turned into a stock market laggard as the shift to mobile devices has lowered the Internet search leader's digital ad prices and the company's expensive investments in far-out technology... Read more »
No offense, but the mayor of this town hopes you are miserable, wherever you are. He is sitting behind his desk, the sunshine sneaking through his window, and he hopes you are reading this from... Read more »
Germany bluntly rejected suggestions that Greece should be forgiven repayment of its rescue loans, as a top eurozone finance official met Friday with the country's new left-wing government leaders... Read more »
Greece and its European bailout creditors were in open dispute Friday, with Germany bluntly rejecting suggestions the heavily-indebted country should be forgiven part of its rescue loans and warning against "blackmail" from Athens. Read more »
Every January, we set resolutions to eat healthier, get fit, make more money, travel and live life more fully than we did the previous year. Read more »
As an established proponent of flexible work options, I hope more businesses are getting on board with the need to help people build better work-life balance. But the progress is often slower than... Read more »
President Barack Obama will ask Congress to boost government spending by roughly 7 percent above current limits, the White House said Thursday, setting up a certain clash with Republicans who... Read more »
Pumping up Utah's 24.5-cent per gallon gas tax for the first time in nearly two decades is on the agenda for the 2015 Legislature, but just what direction lawmakers take with the increase remains... Read more »
Programs like what LISC offers realize that people need somebody they can regularly call for guidance or when they hit a financial snag — they benefit from someone who will hold them... Read more »
Spending money on a bunch of stuff you don’t need, and probably don’t really want, isn’t going to bring you contentment. Read more »
Not everyone who puts off retirement saving can make a success of playing catch-up. But for a lot of people, it is doable, with the right advice and a realistic plan. Here are some suggestions. Read more »
There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness. Read more »
New finding reveals significant shift in public school population that presents challenges to schools. Read more »
In pricing loans used to purchase a home, lenders distinguish three possible uses of the property. Read more »
Want your baby to have a name that no one else has ever had? Just pay this company $32,000. Read more »
As consumers we must take greater control of our financial lives, pay down existing balances and adopt a debt-neutral lifestyle if we want to achieve consistent financial success. Given the time of... Read more »
The European Central Bank announced on Jan. 22 that it will purchase large amounts of bonds, dumping billions of Euros into the economy every month. This will effect individuals differently... Read more »
Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and primed its... Read more »
Samsung lost the battle of the big phones last quarter as Apple's copycat large iPhone lured buyers in the crucial Chinese market. Read more »
U.S. consumer confidence shot up in January to the highest level since August 2007. Read more »
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