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2017

April

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  • Accionistas demandan explicaciones de Wells Fargo. Directivos de Wells Fargo se disculparon el martes con los accionistas por un escándalo sobre las prácticas de ventas del banco, en medio de abundantes quejas por medidas recientes que han perjudicado a inversionistas.
  • What Betsy DeVos wants to do to your student loans. The Obama administration put rules in place to strengthen the rights of student borrowers and make debt repayment easier. But Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has already impeded some of those efforts. If you borrowed money…
  • College graduate's guide to saving for retirement. Saving for retirement is probably near the bottom of your financial to-do list, after paying the rent, making student loan payments and trying not to spend all of your free cash on takeout food and Uber rides.…
  • The biggest regrets people have after buying a home. Here are some things that others have said they regretted after making their purchase, based on surveys and discussions with industry experts. Not knowing enough about the house and its location. One of the regrets expressed by 22…
  • Don't let Congress block protections for prepaid card users. Here are some specifics of the CFPB's prepaid card rules that, if not overturned, will go into effect in October: ●Unauthorized charges are limited to just $50. ●Financial institutions must investigate unauthorized or fraudulent charges.…
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  • Poverty, compounded. Staying poor isn’t just a matter of having too little money—it’s about a series of unstable circumstances that build upon each other.
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  • BM: América Latina captó más remesas en 2016. La vitalidad del mercado laboral estadounidense y tipos de cambio beneficiosos permitieron a América Latina y el Caribe convertirse en la única región del planeta que recibió más remesas en 2016, dijo el viernes el…
  • How to stop drug price gouging. One of Donald Trump’s few universally welcomed campaign promises was to do something about the prices of pharmaceutical drugs. Most Americans recognize that prices are too high, and are bothered by the rise of pharmaceutical…
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  • Dormir es la nueva medida del éxito. El mercado del sueño se ha extendido: de solo estar en manos de fabricantes de colchones tradicionales y compañías farmacéuticas, hoy los empresarios del sueño en Silicon Valley y otros lugares se han interesado en…
  • How to trick people into saving money. Walmart's new MoneyCard Vault is remarkable for a couple of reasons. One is its clever appeal to human tendencies recognized in behavioral-economics research but seldom harnessed to socially desirable goals. Another is that it is…
  • The Bureau of resistance. The independent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) emerged as a part of Dodd-Frank, the sweeping financial-regulation legislation passed in 2010 that Trump has repeatedly promised to dismantle. It doesn’t seem likely to slow down in…
  • How to get a debt collector off your back. Know your rights when dealing with debt collectors. Thanks to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, collectors are prohibited from threatening violence or harm or using profanity. They are also prohibited from calling you at…
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  • Limpiar y ahorrar. El ritual de organización de primavera puede ser beneficioso para las finanzas Limpiar a fondo — deshaciéndose de lo que no se usa, lo que valió pero ya no se necesita– es una labor compleja…
 

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