• Does market uncertainty really affect whether people save for retirement?

    Daniel Bendtsen, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Aug 27, 2015

    The media warned those saving for retirement not to react to last week's market fluctuations. A survey released last week by Charles Schwab indicates, however, that it's other factors — not investor confidence — that affect how people save.

  • A younger generation of farmers gets in the dirt

    Jeff Wuorio, Deseret News | Updated: Tue, Aug 25, 2015

    Seeking to even out an age imbalance, younger Americans are taking an interest in agriculture.

  • Talking about job loss with friends and family

    Mandy Morgan, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Aug 20, 2015

    Losing a job can be stressful and scary for anybody, but especially so for those supporting a family and children. Here are tips for talking to spouses, children, extended family and friends about unemployment, one of the most stressful parts.

  • Think your child's extracurricular activity is expensive? Try raising a ballerina

    Omar Etman, Deseret News | Updated: Fri, Aug 21, 2015

    A new analysis by FiveThirtyEight found that raising a ballerina costs approximately $100,000. It's a crazy sum for almost any family, but especially so for kids from low-income families.

  • How to be smart about spending in the back-to-school season

    Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News | Updated: Fri, Aug 14, 2015

    This time of year can be tough on family budgets, but recent findings about credit card debt show that most Americans won't overspend.

  • NFC may be your smartphone's secret weapon

    Mike Stapley, KSL | Updated: Wed, Aug 5, 2015

    All smartphone owners owe it to themselves to learn more about the Near Field Communication technology they likely don't know they have.

  • 7 signs your business may need a CFO

    Troy Martin, Deseret News | Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    Hiring a CFO could help you take your business to the next level and enjoy more profitability than ever before. So the question is, how do you know if you should hire a CFO?

  • Everything you need to know about the July jobs report

    Omar Etman, Deseret News | Updated: Tue, Aug 11, 2015

    Last month's jobs report was more of the same: the 65th consecutive month of private sector employment growth. The news brings the Fed even closer to its first rate hike in a decade. Here's what all this means and how it could affect you.

  • Crowdfunding lends to need for financial literacy

    John Hoffmire, Deseret News | Updated: Sat, Aug 8, 2015

    And because so much of what we all do revolves around money — making it, spending it, saving it and investing it — understanding how money works and being financially literate is important.

  • Christian husband celebrates his Sikh wife in emotional song

    JJ Feinauer, Deseret News | Updated: Wed, Jul 15, 2015

    The song “Tum Hi Ho,” a ballad that dominated Indian music charts on its release in 2013, was written as an accompanying tune for the blockbuster Indian romance drama "Aashiqui 2." Now it's a symbol of a Christian man's devotion to his Sikh wi

  • Worries of 'political correctness' on college campuses continue to build

    JJ Feinauer, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    The University of New Hampshire has unwittingly found itself at the center of the raging battle over “PC culture” on college campuses.

  • A recent discovery at the University of Birmingham is a big deal for Muslims

    JJ Feinauer, Deseret News | Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    Documents preserved at the University of Birmingham in London have recently been identified to be segments of the Quran dating back to almost the day of Islam’s prophet Muhammad himself.

  • The owner of a diner yelled at someone's child and now the entire Internet has an opinion

    JJ Feinauer, Deseret News | Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    The Internet has had no small effect on the culture of parenting, as one family's experience in a Maine diner shows.

  • For many, marriage isn't a refuge from sexual abuse

    JJ Feinauer, Deseret News | Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    Donald Trump’s current bid for the 2016 Republican nomination has been a lightning rod of controversy. Now, discussion has turned from immigration concerns to the legitimacy of marital rape.

  • Young adults want more than factory jobs

    Mandy Morgan, Deseret News | Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    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 lower pay and require more experience.

  • These religions might be the future of faith for millennials

    JJ Feinauer, Deseret News | Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    The twenty-first century isn’t short on distinctions. It’s a new era, propelled by innovation and sustained by unprecedented connectivity.

  • Did you marry out of your league? Turns out you're not alone

    JJ Feinauer, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    The idea that there are simply people too far above you, either in their looks or in their smarts, to date has been a staple of romantic comedies since the genre was first invented.

  • 10 most dangerous jobs in America

    JJ Feinauer, Deseret News | Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    When it comes to choosing a career, there are plenty of things to consider. Location, pay and work-life balance are often thought to be the prime priorities in the modern job market.

  • Extended warranties: Worth the money?

    Jeff Wuorio, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

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

  • Save this much money per day to become a millionaire by age 65

    Shelby Slade, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    If you ever dreamed about being a millionaire, that dream is only about $4 away.




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