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Financial transaction tax could hit average Americans

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during a campaign event on February 17, 2020 in Richmond, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Justin Sullivan When Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., proposed legislation last year to tax stock trades, he......
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Trump proposes end to student loan forgiveness program in 2021 budget

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump is calling for cuts to the Education Department Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images As student debt continues to climb, President Donald Trump on Monday released a budget for 2021 that would slash many of the programs aimed at helping......
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How a Walmart apprenticeship can help those without degrees land a job

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Ryan Reed became a technical support specialist at IBM after graduating last year from the tech firm’s apprenticeship program. Photo credit: IBM. Ryan Reed was having a tough time. The 38-year-old, a resident of Raleigh, North Carolina, had been trying......
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Former Pimco CEO sentenced to prison for US college admissions scam

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Douglas Hodge, former chief operating officer of Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO). Galit Rodin | Bloomberg | Getty Images The former head of asset management firm Pimco was sentenced on Friday to nine months in prison for his part in......
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Despite coronavirus fears, fast 401(k) recovery expected

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A pedestrian wears a face mask while pushing a stroller past the Tiffany & Co. luxury goods store at Times Square in the Causeway Bay district of Hong Kong, China, on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. Bloomberg Here’s a comforting fact......
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Grab these last-minute opportunities to save on your 2019 taxes

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Tax season has just started, but you can still find opportunities to cut your 2019 taxes if you know where to look. The IRS started accepting tax returns on Jan.27, kicking off the long march to April 15 — the deadline for taxpayers to pay last year’s liabilities. Even if......
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Why the midlife crisis is worse for women, according to Ada Calhoun

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Ada Calhoun, who’s written about the financial struggles of middle-aged women today Gilbert King The summer of 2017 was a difficult one for Ada Calhoun. The 41-year old freelance writer watched a bunch of her projects fall through. She racked......
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Have student debt? You can still get a mortgage

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Home concept,Businessmen holding home keys krisanapong detraphiphat Many people entering the traditional home-buying years already have debt – student loans, of course. And those loans can make landing in a new house trickier. “Although many Americans have student loans, mortgage companies will still evaluate these outstanding debts while making their......
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These plans aim to help student loan borrowers. What can go wrong

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here With more and more student loan borrowers falling behind, it’s clear many people need a way to make their monthly bills more manageable. Enter income-driven repayment plans, which some 8 million borrowers are enrolled in. In theory, the plans are......
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3 people with student debt open up about their budgets

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Student debt is consuming an ever larger share of household budgets. Today, more than two-thirds of college graduates have student debt, compared with less than 50% in the early 1990s. And, back then, the average balance was $9,000 – now......
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Why getting into college is becoming easier

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Earlier this month, scores of high school seniors submitted their applications to college. Now comes the worst part: waiting. In the wake of a college admissions scandal and as the super-low admission rate at many top colleges receives widespread attention,......

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