6 listening techniques that can change everything


“The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention.” -Rachel Naomi Remen...


Group calls Utah payday lender 'Predator of the Week'

OGDEN — As part of its campaign against the payday loan industry, an Ogden businessman was named “Predator of the Week” by Americans for Payday...


Toys 'R' Us comes under fire for selling 'Breaking Bad' figures

Just say no. That’s a Florida mother’s response to a new line of “Breaking Bad” action figures selling at Toys “R” Us....


Toyota says stay out of front seats as air-bag probe widens

NEW YORK — Toyota is advising U.S. owners to keep passengers out of the front seats of several models until dealers can repair defective air bags, four months...


US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed

DETROIT  — A potential safety crisis over defective air bags widened Monday as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people...

Tax Talk

How to properly report income on your tax return

There are a lot of misconceptions regarding how to report income on a tax return. When a taxpayer receives a W2 from an employer it is quite simply reported on the...


Government targets loophole that lets employers offer

WASHINGTON — Insurance consultants were shocked recently to learn that Obama administration rules allow large companies to offer their employees 2015 health...


Female developers reshape Seattle amid urban real estate boom

SEATTLE — It’s a sign of Seattle’s urban real estate boom that the only vehicle showroom left on the stretch called Auto Row is the Ferrari dealer....


Don't expect big health-care savings from medical malpractice

There’s been a long-running theory that one reason medical costs are bloated is that doctors are scared of medical malpractice suits, so they order expensive...

Tech Matters

Advertising on Snapchat begins this weekend

Snapchat has announced ads will start appearing this weekend. Snapchat is the popular mobile app where the user can snap a photo or a video, add some conversation,...


Market turmoil: A gift for mortgage refinancers?

A sudden plunge in mortgage rates this week raised an urgent question for millions of Americans: Should I refinance my mortgage? Across the country, homeowners...

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