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Why Is It So Hard To Save? U.K. Shows It Doesn't Have To Be

Millions of workers in the U.K. who thought they couldn't afford it are saving thanks to a law that automatically enrolls them in a retirement plan. It tricks their brains into doing the right thing.

Keeping An Island Afloat: Obama's Plan To Aid Puerto Rico

The White House has unveiled a plan to help Puerto Rico deal with its $72 billion debt and ongoing economic crisis. But it needs approval by Congress, which has been reluctant to help the island.

White House Proposes Plan To Help Puerto Rico Emerge From Debt Crisis

The commonwealth faces a budget shortfall of $28 billion over the next five years.
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D.C. Buyers May Pay A Lot For A Home, But Pay Least In Property Taxes

If you can get in on the District's hot real estate market, there's a perk waiting for you: property taxes in the nation's capital are lower than anywhere in the region.

Want A Financial Adviser? Here Are Some Things To Look For

Picking someone to help you plan for retirement can be challenging. The fees can add up quickly. But a good adviser can help protect you from your instincts when markets turn volatile.

Technical Glitch Leaves RushCard Owners Unable To Access Funds

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Gillian White of The Atlantic about the problems with RushCard, a prepaid debit card started by hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons.

EU Officials Say Starbucks And Fiat Got Illegal Tax Breaks

The ruling could force each company to pay millions in back taxes.

The George Washington Of Investing Wants You For The Revolution

Investor Jack Bogle is leading a populist revolution on Wall Street. He wants everyday Americans to make a lot more money in the stock market and give less of their returns away to financial firms.

The Life And Death Of Tower Records, Revisited

A new documentary from Colin Hanks looks back on a business empire that helped shape the tastes of many music fanatics.

Would You Let A Robot Manage Your Retirement Savings?

Roboadvisers are online financial managers that are guided by an algorithm, not a broker. Increasingly, millennials are shunning the human touch in favor of these low-cost alternatives.