Black Friday seems to begin earlier each year, making its name almost irrelevant.
November 17, 2014 | Megan Marsden Christensen Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Anton Ivanov is a 27-year-old Russian immigrant. His family was not wealthy, and he's not a celebrity, investment banker or the next Mark Zuckerberg. He's just a normal guy. … He's just also a millionaire.
November 16, 2014 | Linsy Hunsaker Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Coupon clipping is all well and good, but it's usually the big purchases that make the biggest financial dent in the long run. So what expensive things are you purchasing poorly? Well, maybe none.
November 16, 2014 | Linsy Hunsaker Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Of all the holidays in the holiday season, Thanksgiving is our best opportunity for bettering our families. It's the one day each year dedicated to expressing gratitude, counting blessings, and extending our reach to those who are less fortunate. We need to make every minute count. As you look for ways to center your Thanksgiving around gratitude, here are 10 suggestions.
November 16, 2014 | Heather Hale Deseret News National | Hot Topics
For Internet users who have ever felt uneasy filling out personal information online or wondered how advertisers know what they're shopping for, senior researcher Mary Madden has a message: You are not alone.
November 16, 2014 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
A recent survey found that while working mothers take on most of the chores and child care at home, two-thirds of them don't hire outside help because they find it too expensive or they feel guilty for having to ask.
November 16, 2014 | Kelsey Clark Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Women need other women in their lives. We need friends, confidantes and shoulders to cry on. While men are wonderful companions, there is nothing quite like a best girlfriend. Girlfriends can relate to you where men can't - that "time of month," the latest romantic comedy, how rough it is to buy a swimsuit. But being friends with women doesn't come without its challenges. Sometimes women don't think before they speak, and sometimes their words are enough to bring out a different side of you - the side you try never to let escape.
November 15, 2014 | Courtnie Erickson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
One out of every five Americans shares something about their faith online, the Pew Research Center reported this week, and 46 percent of Americans saw a faith-related posting online.
November 15, 2014 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Recently commuter students across the nation have been speaking out about the benefits and unforseen costs of living at home and commuting to class.
November 15, 2014 | Kelsey Clark Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Home should be your heaven on earth, but does it feel that way? Chances are good with kids running around, many days feel more like a circus than heaven, but that doesn't mean you can't make your home into the haven you crave. Implement these 5 ideas to cultivate a happier home today.
November 15, 2014 | Heather Hale Deseret News National | Hot Topics
What do you do when your teenager is having a hard time making friends? Maybe you encourage her to reach out, but she tells you that you just don't get it. You ask her if she would like to throw a party, but she says, "Nobody throws parties anymore." Are your suggestions completely outdated?
November 14, 2014 | Becky Blackburn Deseret News National | Hot Topics
BERLIN - When a reader's tangible world shifts to that of fantasy, it is often called getting "lost in a book", and a new study shows that phrase to be more than a metaphor.
November 14, 2014 | Megan Marsden Christensen Deseret News National | Hot Topics
HOUSTON - A woman injured in the Boston Marathon bombing has gained national attention after posting a "breakup" letter to her leg she decided to amputate.
November 14, 2014 | Faith Heaton Jolley Deseret News National | Hot Topics
SALT LAKE CITY - A woman who lost her wedding ring over 15 years ago was shocked when her husband of 38 years proposed to her again with the lost ring. And her priceless reaction was caught on video.
November 14, 2014 | Tracie Knabe Snowder Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Think back on your childhood for a moment. Who was your first best friend? Your first confidante? Your first playmate? For some people it was a sibling, a neighbor or someone from school, but many others might mention a different name: Fido.
November 13, 2014 | Katie Nielsen Deseret News National | Hot Topics
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The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning the public of a new form of LSD being sold in the region.
September 25, 2014 | Staff report | Crime Reports
September 25, 2014 | Kim Giles Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Shortly after having my kids (boy and girl twins) I went back to working full time. It was easy to keep up my appearance. I needed to look put together and professional and yoga pants and mom jeans were not allowed in the office. Now that I am a stay-at-home mom it is not so easy. The first thing I think of when I wake up is my kids. I go straight to their room and get them ready for the day. Then it's making breakfast, cleaning the house, entertaining two-year-olds and the list goes on and on. Before ...
September 25, 2014 | Megan Shauri Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Good parents want their children to grow up to be nice people. They don't set out to raise a meanie. However, they may be inadvertently doing exactly that. What parents reinforce in their children is what they become. A news report of a study by the Making Caring Common project found that "About 80 percent of the youth in the study said their parents were more concerned with their achievement or happiness than whether they cared for others. The interviewees were also three times more likely to agree that 'My parents are prouder if I get good grades in ...
September 25, 2014 | Gary and Joy Lundberg Deseret News National | Hot Topics
My 5-year-old stared at me through suspicious eyes while I explained to him why we couldn't just go to dinner. It wasn't in the budget. He pointed to my purse and said, "You have a card, right? Can't you just use the card?" That's when I knew I had missed a very important point while teaching my children about money. I set to work researching the subject of money and kids. Here is what I learned.
September 25, 2014 | Shannon Symonds & Erin Oscarson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Two men indicted connection with two commercial armed robberies also have been denied bond by an Effingham County Superior Court judge.
September 24, 2014 | Staff report | Crime Reports
Medient Studios, Inc. has announced it has engaged Choate Construction Company as the construction manager for its studioplex project in Effingham County.
September 24, 2014 | Staff report | Business
Increasing one's vitamin D levels may reduce the risk of illnesses that cause dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, according to international research led by the University of Exeter.
September 24, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Family traditions are a fabulous way to unify your family. Whether your kids are one or 18, now is the time to start planning.
September 24, 2014 | Shannon Symonds & Erin Oscarson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Kids have a natural love of competition. Tovah Klein, author of "How Toddlers Thrive," told NPR that the drive to compete develops in children around the ages of 4 or 5, when they start learning how to categorize.
September 24, 2014 | Emily Hales Deseret News National | Hot Topics
A new study, published in PLOS ONE, reveals one simple trick to tell if someone is a narcissist - and all you have to do is ask. Apparently, narcissists love to tell people they are narcissistic.
September 24, 2014 | Tracie Knabe Snowder Deseret News National | Hot Topics
In two previous columns, we have looked at the close-by example of a separate education budget, the state of Alabama's two-budget system.
September 23, 2014 | By state Sen. Jack Hill | Opinion
I have one of the most interesting jobs in the world. One day I am advising world leaders on the nuances of international monetary policy. The next day I am consoling a distraught reader who thinks I need to "look within myself spiritually." The last time I looked within myself, I saw my navel. It was full of lint. Never again.
September 23, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough | Opinion
Over the past 10 years, Georgia has served as the location for a wide-ranging experiment in economic theory.
September 23, 2014 | By Tom Crawford | Opinion
In 1946, Ijon Tigleth Webb and his two sons, Ijon Thomas and George Henry, got a permit and built a building to manufacture concrete block. See accompanying photo of the permit. The brothers were known as Tom and Henry. Ijon Tigleth died in 1951. The building was located behind what is now City Hall in Springfield, adjacent to the railroad siding track from which they received the materials to manufacture concrete blocks.
September 23, 2014 | By Susan Exley | Echoes of Effingham