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LGBTQ Money Survey: Attitudes, Challenges, and Opportunities

LGBTQ Money Survey: Attitudes, Challenges, and Opportunities

By Jim Akin | Jun 19
Most members of America's LGBTQ community say they are more inclined to save money than to spend it. But a closer look at their habits suggests the opposite may be true, according to a new Experian survey.

Trump's Tariffs: What They Are and How China is Responding

Trump's Tariffs: What They Are and How China is Responding

By Paul Wiseman | Jun 19
President Donald Trump just imposed tariffs on hundreds of Chinese products - from X-ray tubes to incinerators. And Beijing is striking back by targeting U.S. soybeans, beef, seafood and other products.

Experts: Protections on Pre-Existing Conditions at Risk

Experts: Protections on Pre-Existing Conditions at Risk

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jun 17
The Trump administration's latest move against "Obamacare" could jeopardize legal protections on pre-existing medical conditions for millions of people with employer coverage, particularly workers in small businesses.

Beware of Hidden Taxes in Retirement

Beware of Hidden Taxes in Retirement

By Liz Weston | Jun 16
Social Security checks may or may not be taxed, depending on your income. You'll pay federal income taxes on most retirement plan withdrawals, but additional state taxes depend on where you live. Tax rates on investments can vary as well.

China Warns U.S. Trade Deals Off if Tariff Hike Goes Ahead

China Warns U.S. Trade Deals Off if Tariff Hike Goes Ahead

Jun 15
China's government renewed its threat Thursday to scrap deals with Washington aimed at defusing a sprawling trade dispute as the White House prepared to release a list of Chinese goods targeted for tariff hikes.

Money to 'Harden' Schools Draws Backlash After Shootings

Money to 'Harden' Schools Draws Backlash After Shootings

By Paul J. Weber | Jun 14
An alliance of U.S. education groups expressed shock Tuesday that the Trump administration would let schools purchase metal detectors and police patrols through a $1.1 billion program.

Charitable Giving in U.S. Tops $400 Billion for First Time

Charitable Giving in U.S. Tops $400 Billion for First Time

By David Crary | Jun 13
Fueled by a surging stock market and huge gifts from billionaires, charitable giving in the United States in 2017 topped the $400 billion mark for the first time, according to the latest comprehensive report on Americans' giving patterns.

Report Describes Dubai Real Estate as Money-Laundering Haven

Report Describes Dubai Real Estate as Money-Laundering Haven

By Jon Gambrell | Jun 12
War profiteers, terror financiers and drug traffickers sanctioned by the U.S. in recent years have used Dubai's real-estate market as a haven for their assets, a new report released Tuesday alleges.

Don't Let a Down Payment Scare You Off

Don't Let a Down Payment Scare You Off

By Brianna McGurran | Jun 11
College is over, but you still have to do the kind of math that matters. Like: How am I supposed to save $50,000 for a down payment on a house?

White House Takes Up Fight Against 'Back-Stabbing' Trudeau

White House Takes Up Fight Against 'Back-Stabbing' Trudeau

By Rob Gillies, Ken Thomas, and Catherine Lucey | Jun 10
Bashing the leader of one of America's venerable allies, the White House escalated its trade tirade and leveled more withering and unprecedented criticism Sunday against Canada's prime minister, branding Justin Trudeau a back-stabber.

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