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Bad transactions can lead to losing your bank account

Jun 23, 2014
How does a man with a six-figure income have no bank account?
Posted In: Banks, debit cards

Hollywood's influence on politics

Jun 23, 2014
Sure, Hollywood is sometimes called "Washington's ATM," but there's more than just money involved.
Posted In: hollywood, political donors

Watchmaking revived by at-risk youth

Jun 20, 2014
An unusual program combines students from tough backgrounds and expensive watches
Posted In: watches, job training

Take your tips from the June Vogue and spend $343,368

Jun 17, 2014
A data journalist at WNYC added it up.
Posted In: Vogue, magazines, WNYC

How gentrification could hit DC's middle class golfers

Jun 16, 2014
Local leaders are teeing up their redevelopment plans.
Posted In: Golf, gentrification, Washington D.C.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Obama will see problems on reservations first hand

Jun 13, 2014
The Census Bureau says 27 percent of Native Americans are poor.
Posted In: native americans, President Obama, poverty
Potatoes

Potatoes fight to get on the WIC nutrition list

Jun 10, 2014
Potato growers want the WIC program to include potatoes as an approved vegetable.
Posted In: WIC, food stamps, vegetables, potatoes

President Obama aims to reduce burden of student loans

Jun 9, 2014
The president wants more people to be eligible for income-based repayment plans
Posted In: loan student debt, Barack Obama

Do you still call yourself middle class?

Jun 6, 2014
More and more of us aren't using the term "middle class" anymore.
Posted In: middle class
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At Walmart labor protests, striking isn't the point

Jun 4, 2014
The Walmart protests are a far cry from labor movements that organized the country’s major industries.
Posted In: Walmart, strike, labor rights, low wages

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