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  • Walmart aumenta salarios y amplía prestaciones. Walmart, el mayor empleador privado y la mayor cadena minorista del mundo, anunció el jueves que aumentará el sueldo básico de sus empleados en Estados Unidos a 11 dólares la hora, dará una bonificación de…
  • Ten banks consumers complain about the most. LendEdu, an online marketplace for student loan refinancing, looked at consumer complaints filed with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for a second straight year.  The analysis found that consumers filed 42,097 complaints against 49 financial…
  • It's not OK for finance to be dangerous again. Now, like many other parts of the government, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is under siege by the administration of President Donald Trump. This is a bad time to divert the CFPB from its…
  • Why didn't my Social Security benefits go up?. Every year, Social Security recipients look forward to the slight cost-of-living adjustment to their benefits that comes in January. After years of little or no increase, 2018 finally looked to be a saving grace for…
  • Proposal would give babies born in the U.S. $20,000. Forget baby showers. There's a proposal to give every newborn in the United States a “Baby Bond” account with somewhere between $500 to $50,000 in cash. Neither the kids nor their parents would be able to touch the…
  • ¿Pagar deuda o ahorrar para “por si acaso”?. Antes de usar su dinero para reducir lo que debe asegúrese de que tiene un fondo para gastos inesperados o soportar una caída de ingresos Si tuviera una cierta cantidad de dinero, pongamos $1,000, y…
  • New tech gadgets are following the sound of your voice. What’s the hottest thing in the world of technology these days? Your voice. Some of the most popular gadgets over the holiday season were smart speakers with digital assistants from Amazon and Google . Apple…
  • The world of cryptocollectibles. Cryptocollectibles are gaining in popularity, but what are they? Blockchain is a technological innovation that lets people move digital items online, including money, in a secure and efficient way. Cryptocurrencies, decentralized currencies not attached to…

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