Personal finance

Business Story Ideas From the Equifax Data Breach

Data breaches are a growing fact of digital life. Every year, hundreds of millions of consumers—and

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Credit Card Delinquency: Tiny Blip or Looming Trend?

It’s just a tiny blip for now in the economic picture, but early and serious credit

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Four Shocking Gaps in the New DOL Fiduciary Rule

The new fiduciary rule from the Department of Labor (DOL) takes full effect in July, 2019.

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Unbanked Facts to Jumpstart a Business Story

Most personal finance coverage assumes that consumers have access to credit cards and checking and savings accounts,

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3 Stories to Report Now on the DOL Fiduciary Rule

The political wrangling over the new rule governing retirement advice from the Department of Labor (DOL)

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Story Jump-Start: Health Savings Accounts

With the uncertainly about the future of the Affordable Care Act, Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) will be

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Interest Rates and Your Readers: 3 Story Ideas

A quarter-percentage-point here, a quarter-percentage-point there. The Federal Reserve has been raising short-term interest rates so

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Covering Household Debt in Your Community

After the shock of the financial crisis, Americans began weaning themselves off plastic. In each of

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Reporter’s Briefing: New Rules on Retirement Savings

“Auto-IRA” plans are now in legal limbo for millions of U.S. workers. President Trump recently repealed

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Local Apartment Rents and the Millennial Job Market

Job and wage growth are key factors in driving local and regional economies. But don’t overlook

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