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What to expect from Costco's new deal with Visa and Citi

If you're shopping at Costco, you'll need a new credit card to pay for those family-sized packs of chicken breasts or toilet paper. Read more »

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Nasdaq 5,000: index passes dot-com milestone after 15 years

For the first time since its dot-com era peak nearly 15 years ago, the Nasdaq composite has closed above 5,000. Read more »

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Eurozone gets double dose of mildly positive economic news

The 19-country eurozone got a double dose of mildly positive economic news Monday that will likely be met with relief by the European Central Bank's policymakers as they prepare to hold their next... Read more »

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Consumer spending drops 0.2 percent in January

Consumer spending fell for a second consecutive month in January, weakness that was expected to be temporary. Income rose, reflecting strong job gains during the month. Read more »

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Greece's repayments to ECB need discussion

Greece will prioritize debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund, some of which come due in March, but repayments to the European Central Bank are "in a different league" and will need... Read more »

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Relationship, educational and economic factors contribute to family success

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Promoting marriage is only part of the solution when it comes to supporting the well-being of families. Read more »

Feb. 28, 2015

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Renovation Solutions: Life-centered design improves lives through remodeling

Life-centered design is a design approach that tailors home design and remodeling to the individual to help improve the daily life of those who live in and visit the home. Read more »

Feb. 28, 2015

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Utah tourism making post-recession comeback, report says

International travelers are helping Utah recover from the tourism decline precipitated by the Great Recession, a new report shows. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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Morgan Stanley to pay $2.6B to settle charges over mortgages

Morgan Stanley said Wednesday that it has agreed to pay $2.6 billion to settle with the federal government over its role in the mortgage bubble and subsequent financial crisis. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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LDS author analyzes benefits of inexperience in book 'Rookie Smarts'

Throughout her career, Liz Wiseman, author of "Multipliers," has been given roles she was under-qualified for. From that experience grew the idea for her new book, "Rookie Smarts," which analyzes... Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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The few, the proudly employed, the coding boot camp graduates

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Coding boot camps are springing up around the country to fill the gap a traditional college education may not provide. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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Justices signal support for investors in 401(k) lawsuits

The Supreme Court appeared likely Tuesday to make it easier for participants in employee retirement plans to challenge companies' investment decisions that eat into retirement savings. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015

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John Hoffmire: Avengers save the day: Innovative groups teach youths financial wellness

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What do superheroes and mentors, financial calculators and online courses have in common? Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015

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Balancing act: Is better love life another benefit of flexible work options?

According to a new survey, the benefits of telecommuting may go well beyond its effects on a person's work. In fact, most respondents said a flexible schedule would help their family relationships... Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Have emergency fund before investing

I recommend that people put off or stop investing until they are debt-free, except for their home, and have an emergency fund of three to six months of expenses in place. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015

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Demand outpacing supply of Utah tech and engineering grads

A recent study commissioned by the Utah Technology Council surveyed 40 of the state’s 5,000-plus high-tech firms. The survey showed that the demand for qualified engineering and technology... Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015

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Why the West is the best place for entrepreneurs and startups

The West isn’t the only place where American innovation is on fire. It just might have the highest concentration of it. Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015

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US stocks edge lower, pulling Dow back from a record high

ocks edged lower in morning trading Monday as investors weighed the implications of a steep drop in U.S. home sales and the latest batch of corporate deal news. The market is coming off an all-time... Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015

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Wal-Mart pay raise not as generous as some think

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Wal-Mart has announced that it will raise its minimum pay for its employees. It has also promised more schedule control as well better training, but that none of that is as good of news as it sounds. Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015

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Bicycling commuter in Ohio not stopped by cold, snow

When Fraser Cunningham stepped outside of his Madeira home Friday morning, it was still dark. Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015

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About 1 in 5 state lawmakers have more than $50,000 in debt

About one in five Virginia legislators list having at least $50,000 in personal debt besides a mortgage, an analysis of financial disclosure forms by The Associated Press has found. Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015

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AP-GfK Poll: Most back Obama plan to raise investment taxes

The rich aren't taxed enough and the middle class is taxed too much. As for your taxes, you probably think they're too high as well. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2015

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The dollar is strong; time for Europe

Flight prices have remained the same despite drops in fuel prices, but the dollar is up to about $1.13 per Euro, making now the time to visit overseas. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart's US workers to get pay raises

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains U.S. hourly workers as the embattled retailer tries to reshape the image that its stores offer dead-end jobs. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2015

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Nasdaq gains for eighth straight day, nearing dot-com high

The Nasdaq composite rose for an eighth straight day Friday, pushing the index closer to its all-time closing high. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2015

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