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The No. 1 money-saving question Americans asked Google this year
And why it’s harder than ever for many people to achieve this savings goal.
In some cities, the cost of selling a home can hit $76,000
These costs — both hidden and expected — have grown in lock-step with rising home prices.
Women taking Ubers and Lyft should take extra precautions after a recent murder
The University of South Carolina student entered the car of a man she mistook for her Uber driver, police said.
These are the states where tax bills have shrunk the most
In South Dakota, refunds are up $203 on average, according to H&R Block.
Rent the Runway targets girls aged 3 to 12, — but is a constant supply of designer clothes good for kids?
Subscription services like Rent the Runway are targeting kids, and so are other high-end products.
State support for public colleges has not recovered since the Great Recession
In the 10 years since the downturn, funding to public colleges has only recovered by half.
Gay Americans risk their life and safety when they travel abroad to these places
Brunei is just one of many countries that aren’t safe for LGBTQ travelers.
Want to be a whistleblower? Here’s what you need to know
Legal experts and whistleblowers share advice on how to say something when you see something.
The scary, lasting effects of too much screen time on children
A new study raises concerns about what screens do to young brains.
The right way to roll over your 401(k) and IRA money
Avoid taxes and traps, and know when a rollover doesn’t pay.
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More manufacturing jobs could lower rates of crime and drug trafficking, economist argues at the IMF
Nearly 25% of the increase in crime in Mexico can be explained by economic conditions, says Melissa Dell, an economics professor at Harvard.
Trump Today: President suggests Cain Fed pick in jeopardy and rejects turning over tax returns
President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested his pick of Herman Cain for the Federal Reserve was in jeopardy, as he rejected House Democrats’ demands to produce his tax returns on the day they’d set as a deadline.
This is the biggest risk to the financial system, say CEOs of the largest U.S. banks
As CEOs from seven giant U.S. banks testified Wednesday before a House committee, one committee member basically asked the bigwigs what keeps them up at night.
Rent is accelerating again. What can be done?
Rental price growth, which took a brief breather this winter, is surging higher again, adding fresh urgency to policymakers’ considerations of how to address a worsening affordability crisis.
Go West? Sure, but expect to pay more in the region with the nation’s highest inflation
The age-old advice for young up-and-comers to go West might still apply, but it won’t be cheap. The rate of inflation out West is running a lot faster than in other parts of the country.
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