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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:27:00 -0400A select group of travelers spends considerable effort trying to get bumped from overbooked flights. The payoff: vouchers that can range from hundreds to thousands of dollars.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:24:00 -0400Terms of the settlement have not been released. United promises changes in the way it deals with passengers.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:42:00 -0400The details of the measure will be worked out in talks with Congress; the effect on the deficit is unknown.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:48:00 -0400The White House is issuing tax-plan guidelines today. It's not likely to get taken up soon, but Trump's Treasury secretary is pledging to move quickly — and to achieve 3 percent growth.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:01:00 -0400Many Americans are increasingly expressing their political beliefs with their wallets. Neeru Paharia explains how we use money to tell stories about ourselves, and to ourselves.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:47:00 -0400The "Brave New Workers" series tells stories of Americans adapting to a changing economy. This week: after years working in the coal mines of West Virginia, a miner charts a new career in health care.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:09:00 -0400Is trade school the ticket? Does the middle class have the worst debt woes? Listeners weigh in with burning student loan questions.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:59:00 -0400Nearly 100 days into Trump's presidency, there are still big questions about what his proposed tax overhaul will include — and whether the large changes he had envisioned are even possible.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:14:00 -0400On Tax Day, Steve Ballmer announced USAFacts — a website where anyone can look up where government money comes from, and how it's spent, along with lots of other data.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 07:29:00 -0400More than a century ago, Sears was the Amazon of its time — a dominant name in retail. Sears has been in a long and painful decline, but executives say they have a plan to turn the company around.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 05:00:00 -0400Results of a new Ipsos poll conducted for NPR suggest Americans may be sending a garbled message when they voice their opinions on taxes.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 04:45:00 -0400Last year nearly 4.5 million people without Social Security numbers filed federal tax returns. Many were in the U.S. illegally. But there are signs that fewer such immigrants are filing this year.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 08:12:00 -0400Shannon Coulter, the founder of the anti-Trump boycott movement #GrabYourWallet, believes the protest is having a broader cultural impact beyond affecting a corporation's bottom line.
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 08:04:00 -0400To avoid penalties, people who didn't have health insurance in 2016 or who got federal assistance to pay the premiums need to take a little extra care when completing their tax forms this year.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 09:37:00 -0400The overall increase in the number of Americans with health insurance draws attention to counties where the uninsured rate is still high, many of them in states that chose not to expand Medicaid.