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'No medical student goes to...become a businessperson'

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 18, 2014
A doctor's thoughts on the changing healthcare landscape.
Posted In: doctors, medical costs

Why we should bring back the Postal Banking system

Paddy Hirsch | Aug 18, 2014
Almost every other country has a postal banking system that serves low-income customers. Why don't we?

PODCAST: Freeing franchises from their companies

David Brancaccio | Aug 18, 2014
The Fed heads to Wyoming, California liberates franchises, and the $2 billion Clippers deal.

Quiz: Take out your tablets!

Dan Abendschein | Aug 18, 2014
Schools have been stocking up on small screens.
Posted In: Curveball

A big day for the Clippers and the NBA

Sally Herships | Aug 18, 2014
The $2 billion deal benefits most everyone involved. #Win.
Posted In: Clippers, NBA
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The first smartphone turns 20

Ben Johnson | Aug 18, 2014
Looking back at the phone that was 2 decades ahead of its time.

Owners of franchises may get more control

Krissy Clark | Aug 18, 2014
California may make it harder for companies to break with franchise owners.
Posted In: california, franchises

The emotional and economic toll on Ferguson, Missouri

Noel King and Lindsay Foster Thomas | Aug 18, 2014
Unrest surrounding the death of Michael Brown highlights an economic disparity.
Posted In: Ferguson

My money story: Synthpop band Future Islands

Raghu Manavalan | Aug 15, 2014
Future Islands and the art of letting go.
Posted In: band, DIY, Music, my money story, Taxes

The U.S. Open is rolling, for mini golf

Queena Kim | Aug 15, 2014
Prizes are small, but there’s enough action to sustain a pro circuit.