A family farm's quandary: small kids, no school and harvest around the corner

Jul 9, 2020
Soon the Schwagerls of Browns Valley, Minnesota, will need "all hands on deck." But they are facing fall with without child care or school.
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The cost of building a family using donor sperm

Oct 24, 2019
Malkia and Nick Hutchinson-Arvizu are hoping to expand their family, but are struggling with the price tag.
Malkia and Nick Hutchinson-Arvizu outside their home in Houston.
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What it's like for a Syrian refugee to become the sole breadwinner

Aug 24, 2018
Amna Hafez is like thousands of other Syrian women in Turkey who've been forced to create a new life for themselves and their families.
Amna Hafez never expected to work, but she didn’t want her daughters to feel the financial impact of their father’s death.
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My Economy: Working as a CFO — chief family officer

Jun 1, 2017
Sherri Messer loves being a stay-at-home mom, but she's nervous about what comes next.
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Do high-deductible plans make the health care system better?

Jan 18, 2017
A lesson in how your insurance plan can influence your health.
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Nominee Rep. Tom Price testifies during his confirmation hearing January 17, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. 

 
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The rise of Trump tourism in Kallstadt, Germany

Sep 16, 2016
This tiny Rhineland village is the ancestral home of Trump's grandparents.
The house in Kallstadt, Germany, where Donald Trump's grandfather once lived.
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The Conversation: Do you have a will?

May 6, 2016
Do you have any experience with wills? Will you leave one of your own? Why or why not?
Singer Prince performs onstage. He passed away last week but did not leave a will. 
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One husband puts his wife's career before his own

Sep 15, 2015
What he learned from taking on the role of lead parent.
In most marriages where both work, the woman usually picks up the slack, says Andy Moravcsik
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For some, family history can be traced through a bank

Jul 17, 2015
Why genealogy is a financial service.

Three jobs, a family and uncertainty

Jul 14, 2015
Tonia Korka has to juggle multiple jobs to support her family.