Apr 6, 2018

Teachers, tariffs, and savings-savvy tech workers

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We look at the economic realities of being a teacher, and decreases in school funding. Plus, how tariffs will affect California's wine country, the 20-year anniversary of the first big bank, the cost of filing taxes, and savers who plan…

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Silicon Valley's early 30s retirees

Apr 6, 2018
How tech workers are hacking their savings to exit the workforce early.
Some early retirees plan to live a geo-arbitrage lifestyle — move to a foreign country and live frugally.
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The "Titanic" of Wall Street: The Citigroup merger 20 years later

Apr 6, 2018
The historic merger that changed how Wall Street is regulated happened 20 years ago this weekend.
Sanford Weill, chairman and CEO of Travelers Group, turns to look at the new Citigroup company logo as John Reed, chairman and CEO of Citicorp, addresses a press conference on April 6, 1998, in New York. 
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People would give up 2.5 days of pay rather than itemize deductions

Apr 6, 2018
People take the standardized deduction when they could get a bigger refund if they itemized.

An immigrant's role in the American economy

Apr 6, 2018
This week, President Donald Trump announced he wanted to send National Guard troops to patrol the U.S.-Mexico border. This announcement was made in the midst of a national conversation regarding immigration, legal and otherwise, which includes a push to change…

What happens when you sue the federal government ... and win

Apr 6, 2018
...and what the decision could mean for immigration policy.

California wineries are keeping an eye on China's tariffs

Apr 6, 2018
How a 15 percent tariff will affect California's foothold in a rapidly expanding market.