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The death of the customer service hotline

FairTax, the GOP plan for a 30 percent national sales tax, explained

The Federal Reserve is starting a climate experiment

The big problem with any debt ceiling fix

Wages are still growing rapidly. The Fed wants them to slow down.

The US just hit the debt limit. What happens now?

Fears of a white-collar recession are overblown

Inflation is cooling. Why are egg prices still so hard to crack?

Your credit card rewards might not be worth it

3 charts that explain what’s happening with US inflation

Job interviews are a nightmare — and only getting worse

Travel is almost back to pre-Covid levels. So are carbon dioxide emissions.

Bed Bath & Beyond and bankrupt?

4 changes in the labor market that could signal a recession

The ultrarich are getting cozy in America’s tax havens at everyone else’s expense

Your stuff is actually worse now

3 different paths the economy could take in 2023

Big Tech’s Big Flops of 2022

The money party is over

Trump’s tax returns are about to become public. What happens now?

A joke with a literal cost

The last time the Fed curbed inflation without crashing the economy, explained

A practical guide to getting laid off

Americans are draining the money they saved during the pandemic

The weird Republican turn against corporate social responsibility

The people who hate Sam Bankman-Fried the most

We forgot to fix unemployment insurance yet again

The economy just doesn’t make sense anymore

Here’s what employers are cutting instead of your job

Want to donate to charity? Here are 10 guidelines for giving effectively.

Why the global economy is slowing

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The collapse of FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried’s shocking downfall

“Stealing customers’ money is a tale as old as time.”

Silicon Valley layoffs aren’t just a cost-cutting measure. They’re a culture reset.

Sam Bankman-Fried tries to explain himself

Welcome to the crypto ice age

Easy ways to organize your digital life, from photos to emails

How economists know whether inflation is getting better

Basically everything on Amazon has become an ad

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