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Money Talks: The couple who used lessons from 2008 to navigate 2020

Are credit scores a necessary evil?

Why do banks charge a fee for not having enough money?

The best $160 I ever spent: A session with a Black therapist

A last will and testament can be a huge fight for families

Money Talks: The couple that grew up with very different relationships to spending

Why so many people undercharge for their work

The thorny truth about socially responsible investing

Banks don’t want your money right now

Americans throw away too many clothes. Poorer countries are left with the waste.

Should you invest in little bits of paintings, cars, and comedians?

The worst money we’ve ever spent

How an unpaid bill can lead to prison

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

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

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