Apr 19, 2019 5:10 pm MDTConference hopes to help Utah women get 'in the money' On Monday, Utah Treasurer David Damschen, along with the Utah Financial Empowerment Coalition will host the first "Women in the Money" Utah Financial Empowerment Conference "to empower Utah women to achieve financial security."
Jasen Lee is a journalist for Deseret News/KSL reporting primarily on business, technology and utilities. Having started in radio, he has reported at KCPW and Metro Networks in Utah as well as WTMJ in Milwaukee and WMAY in Springfield, Ill. In addition, he covers the Utah Jazz along with Utah/BYU football and basketball for the Associated Press and Fox Sports Radio. A native of Chicago, Jasen graduated from the University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign with a degree in finance and studied broadcasting at Columbia College Chicago. He has been recognized with numerous journalism awards from the Utah Broadcasters Association and the Society of Professional Journalists (Rocky Mountain Region). He lives in Salt Lake County with his wife.
Apr 19, 2019 12:44 pm MDTUtah unemployment rate steady at 3 percent, with job growth expected to remain strong The Beehive State continues to be among the best states in the U.S. to find a job. For the second month in a row, Utah's unemployment rate registered at 3 percent. The national unemployment rate was unchanged from the prior month at 3.8 percent.
Apr 17, 2019 6:04 pm MDTWomen entrepreneurs learn basics of business ownership About 150 women attended the annual Women’s Entrepreneurial Conference hosted by Women’s Business Center of Utah, Utah Women’s Networking Group and Utah's Own. The one-day event included breakout sessions and a pitching competition.
Apr 10, 2019 6:35 pm MDTUtahns warned that Social Security phone scam is becoming more prevalent. Here are 5 tips to avoid it The Utah Department of Commerce announced Wednesday that new reports of consumers being targeting by scammers purporting to be from the federal government threatening legal action and demanding personal information are becoming more prevalent.
Apr 9, 2019 3:40 pm MDTUtah National Guard's 'Big Red' returns home from Middle East mission Nearly 100 soldiers from Utah Army National Guard’s Echo Battery, 1st Battalion, 145th Field Artillery returned home from a 10-month deployment in the Middle East on Tuesday greeted by their friends and family at Wright Air Base in Salt Lake City.
Apr 8, 2019 6:38 pm MDTUtah program promotes women in job trades This month, the Utah Women in Trades Career conference is touting the chance for women to join an apprenticeship training program to work in skilled trade occupations, including welding, plumbing, electrical and carpentry, among many others.
Apr 5, 2019 4:44 pm MDTU.S. diplomacy is critical for Utah's economy, Rep. John Curtis says Rep. John Curtis said that for Utah to continue its economic prosperity, the United States must invest in its role as a world leader through diplomacy, along with economic development programs in emerging countries.
Apr 3, 2019 6:01 pm MDTHill Air Force Base, other federal workers get retroactive pay bump An executive order issued from the White House is being received with measured gratitude by some federal workers in Utah. While employees are grateful for the back pay and increase, one person impacted said it doesn't cover the rising cost of living.