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There are no easy answers on canceling student debt

From mental health to home-buying, there are myriad ways education loans can affect lives. That’s why it’s so difficult to find a one-size-fits-all solution, economists say.

Here’s what the “Black tax” does to so many families — including mine

How inheritance became a gift, a necessity, and a curse

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The future of the middle class depends on student loan forgiveness

Canceling debt is what’s needed to ensure a solid, equitable middle class.

These are the charities where your money will do the most good

These are the charities where your money will do the most good

Money Talks: They’ve been together for 15 years and are never getting married. It makes money complicated.

Inside FIRE, the implausible millennial movement to save, invest, and quit the American workplace

You can delay paying taxes if you owe them — but you still have to file on time

The challenge of disaster relief

How to spend money to squeeze more joy out of life

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Cage-free, free range, organic: what all those egg labels really mean

Trump has a plan that would make it easier for financial advisors to rip off investors

13 smart ways to improve your finances in 2017

11 questions you were too embarrassed to ask about the Fast & Furious movies

The UK just became a great travel bargain. So did a whole lot of other countries.

In one key way, America’s poor have gotten poorer over the past 30 years

The sneaky but probably legal way rich people shield retirement savings from taxes

Here are the cities where paychecks go the furthest

You can save a bundle with generic baby formula

Charles Schwab offers free investment advice — but there's a big catch

12 states let you pay college tuition years in advance. But it’s not always a good idea.

I'm not rich, but I graduated from college with minimal debt — and so can you

The average student debt load is nearly $30,000. Mine was just $4,000. Here's how I did it.

Robo-advisers are the hottest trend in investing, but for most there’s a better way

6 secrets to getting a good deal on a house

7 expenses I didn't budget for as a new parent

How to make sure more of your college savings go to your kid and less go to Wall Street

The Vox Vacation Index: let economics help plan your summer vacation

There are lots of great reasons to breast-feed. Saving money isn’t one of them.

Why my friends moved to the Midwest in search of financial security

Stop wasting your money on dietary supplements

7 ways to save money while eating more ethically

I just spent $154 on 26 lightbulbs, and you should too

Women's products cost more. Here's how to avoid the "pink tax."

I retired at 30. The best part isn't leisure — it's freedom.

How the housing market and retirement system are tilted against black and Hispanic workers

Should you own foreign stocks?

Here's how to survive bubbles in the stock market and real estate

Ignore this New York Times writer's terrible retirement advice