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Hard to Believe: Some Consumers Find Free Health Insurance

Hard to Believe: Some Consumers Find Free Health Insurance

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Nov 22
Consumers are getting the word that taxpayer-subsidized health plans are widely available for next year for no monthly premium or little cost, and marketing companies say they're starting to see an impact on sign-ups.

Derided by Critics, Trickle-Down Economics Gets Another Try

Derided by Critics, Trickle-Down Economics Gets Another Try

By Paul Wiseman | Nov 21
Does money roll downhill? In their drive to cut taxes, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are betting it does.

Are Holiday Credit Card Promotions Right for You?

Are Holiday Credit Card Promotions Right for You?

By Melissa Lambarena | Nov 21
Putting gifts on a credit card can be tempting, but interest charges might sour your spirit and you might be drawn to credit card promotions with enticing offers such as "no interest if paid in full in 12 months" or "0 percent intro APR for 12 months."

Yes, You Can Save for College and Retirement

Yes, You Can Save for College and Retirement

By Arielle O'Shea | Nov 20
When you have limited resources, how can you save for both college for your kids and retirement for yourself?

Senate Bill Easing Financial Rules Gains Bipartisan Support

Senate Bill Easing Financial Rules Gains Bipartisan Support

By Kevin Freking | Nov 15
A bipartisan group of senators on Monday announced a deal on legislation to provide banks and credit unions relief from some of the stricter regulatory requirements approved after the 2008 financial crisis.

Liz Weston: Not Feeling the Recovery? You're Not Alone

Liz Weston: Not Feeling the Recovery? You're Not Alone

By Liz Weston | Nov 15
Incomes are up, the stock market is soaring, and home prices have largely recovered from the mortgage meltdown. But Americans still haven't regained all the wealth they lost and, on the whole, are worse off than in 1998.

Trump Barges into Tax Debate, Seeks Deeper Cut for Wealthy

Trump Barges into Tax Debate, Seeks Deeper Cut for Wealthy

By Kevin Freking and Marcy Gordon | Nov 13
President Donald Trump on Monday barged into congressional Republicans' carefully calibrated work on revamping the nation's tax code, calling for a steeper tax cut for wealthy Americans.

Study: Most Student Loan Fraud Claims Involve For-Profits

Study: Most Student Loan Fraud Claims Involve For-Profits

By Maria Danilova | Nov 12
Students who attended for-profit colleges filed more than 98 percent of the requests for student loan forgiveness alleging fraud by their schools, according to an analysis of Education Department data published Thursday.

Will Your Store Credit Card Survive 'Retail Apocalypse?'

Will Your Store Credit Card Survive 'Retail Apocalypse?'

By Melissa Lambarena | Nov 11
Just because a store turns out its lights doesn't mean the end is also nigh for your store credit card.

'We Still Need to Eat': Tech Boom Creates Working Homeless

'We Still Need to Eat': Tech Boom Creates Working Homeless

By Janie Har | Nov 11
Many of the homeless work regular jobs, in some cases serving the very people whose sky-high net worth is the reason housing has become unaffordable for so many.

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