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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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  • 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…
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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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
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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…
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  • Trabaje para buscar trabajo. Las personas que buscan trabajo cuando lo tienen reciben más y mejores ofertas de contratos Los desempleados no solo compiten con otras personas sin empleo…
 

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