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Sunday Drive: Some ‘Revolution’ in Colorado with a new Audi Q3

Our week with the updated Audi Q3 started at the Denver airport. We flew in to take part in the Rocky Mountain Driving Experience, which is presented by the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press organization. Journalists from the Intermountain West as well as manufacturers' representatives converge ...

Fischer: Come and get your free money for homeownership

Anyone who has ever tried riding a box down the stairs, or perhaps attempted to send a sibling down the laundry chute, is acutely aware of the unintended consequences of acting on some hair-brained idea that “sounded good at the time.” Having been a party on more than one occasion to such ...

Layin’ It on the Line: Give your grandkids money advice

Achieving financial literacy in the United States has always been challenging. Almost without exception, financial education is virtually nonexistent in the school system, and teaching kids how to have better relationships with money is generally left up to parents and grandparents. If you are ...

Sunday Drive: To the top of the Tushar Mountains in the new GMC Sierra AT4

This week, we had the opportunity to get into the all-new GMC Sierra AT4, and we were again very impressed with the newly designed interior of GM’s 1500 truck. The way they have designed the screens into the center console is going to set these trucks apart from the competition. We really ...

Fischer: Closing the book on closure and embracing new beginnings

Closure is a myth. While I realize this is not the first time that statement has been made aloud, it’s a first for me. This is somewhat of a relief that I have finally arrived at such a conclusion. Now I can get some closure on it ... except I can’t because closure is a myth. Bear with me ...

NWAOR: Tips to make your home purchase more affordable

With mortgage interest rates surpassing 6% for the first time since 2008, homebuyers are spending more of their budgets on financing costs. In fact, Ted Jones, Stewart Title chief economist, recently told Utah Realtors that his top long-term concern for the housing market is ...

Tech Matters: Useful new iOS 16 features you should try

Yes, iOS 16 is available to download. You’ll need an iPhone 8 or more recent iPhone to do it. We’ll walk through the download process and then turn to the new operating system’s most useful features. Before you start the download, make sure your phone’s backup feature is enabled so ...

Layin’ It on the Line: Retirement and pets — Be aware of expenses

"Having a pet in retirement can be a source of joy. But pets can also create financial stress. It’s a good idea to plan for pet ownership when you’re retired." — Lyle Boss Having a pet in your home as you age is something of a double-edged sword. On the one hand, a companion animal can ...

Sunday Drive: Toyota keeps the sports car dream alive with the GR86

True sports cars — in the sense that we all have come to know them nowadays — are few and far between. There are many out there that claim sports-car status, even some with four doors. To us, a true sports car has only two doors, rear-wheel drive, bucket seats and, yes, maybe even a ...