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Ruling benefits insurance, retirement for same-sex couples

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The insurance industry is bracing for a ripple effect from Friday’s Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage. Company policies on spousal benefits will need time to catch up to the decision, but in...

Business

WSU provost appointed to study economic inequality

OGDEN – The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) appointed Weber State University’s Provost Michael Vaughan to study economic...


Business

Papa John's spending $100 million a year to clean up menu

Papa John’s International Inc. is spending $100 million a year to eliminate artificial ingredients and other additives from its menu, underscoring the cost of...


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Understanding the basis of rental property

When you change property held for personal use to rental use (for example, you rent your former home), the basis for depreciation will be the lesser of fair market...


Business

Marriage ruling ends couples' personal-finance confusion

The Supreme Court’s decision to allow same- sex marriage nationwide will remove tax and personal-finance headaches that have bedeviled gay couples. The 5-4...


Business

A bet on NASCAR with high stakes for godfather of ethanol

Jeff Broin’s silhouette shines in the glossy hood of the modified grass-green Chevrolet SS. It’s moments before the start of NASCAR’s Quicken...




Business

Trends that are reshaping your office

A couple of years ago, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made the controversial announcement that her employees could no longer work from home and would need to return to...


Business

Farm tractors lead the way in self-driving technology

Google has received tons of gushy press for its bubble-shaped self-driving car, although it’s still years from the showroom floor. But for years, John Deere...


Business

A bold bet on Atlantic City's non-gambling future

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Atlantic City has a new place to play, and it doesn't involve gambling. The Playground opened on Friday as the city's newest non-...


Business

Ruling benefits insurance, retirement for same-sex couples

The insurance industry is bracing for a ripple effect from Friday’s Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage. Company policies on spousal benefits will need time...


Business

Some energy improvements may lack good payoff

A research report out this week casts doubt on the true payoff of some home energy improvements. Will the energy-saving investment provide a worthwhile return? It...


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WSU provost appointed to study economic inequality

OGDEN – The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) appointed Weber State University’s Provost Michael Vaughan to study economic...


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Jeff Broin’s silhouette shines in the glossy hood of the modified grass-green Chevrolet SS. It’s moments before the start of NASCAR’s Quicken...