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Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S., July 5, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Still No Evidence That Donald Trump Has ‘Self-Funded’ His Campaign

Donald Trump has contributed a total of $395,508 to his campaign, as of the end May. The number Trump is referring to when he talks about “self-funding” his campaign — usually, $50 million — refers to the amount he has loaned his campaign. There isn’t any evidence yet that Trump has converted his loans into outright contributions.

July 18, 2016

Helping Young Adults Means More Than Writing a Check

As you watch your kids struggle financially, of course you want to help. And once your kids are grounded and feel confident that they can take care of themselves, it’s a pleasure to help them — and can make a big difference in their lives and the lives of their own families. However, how you give the help is important.

July 1, 2016
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Corinthian College Students Sort Through Confusion, Bureaucracy After Company’s Fall

Students are caught in an agonizing bind — transfer credits or apply for a federal loan discharge.

November 2, 2015
Money, Housing, Discrimination, Minorities, Baltimore, Foreclosures, Fannie Mae, Loans, Community

Fannie Mae Accused Of Neglecting Foreclosures In Minority Neighborhoods

“Fannie Mae, a government-sponsored company charged with encouraging home ownership, disputed the allegations.”

May 13, 2015
Money, World, Iraq, Loans, Deficit, Islamic State, War, Baghdad, Debt, Reconstruction, Infrastructure

Defeating Islamic State Leaves Big Bill Iraq’s Struggling To Pay

While fighting to keep Islamic State out of the country, the Iraqi government seeks to rebuild the country’s infrastructure, its quality of life, and relieve its $25 billion fiscal deficit.

May 12, 2015

‘Guerrilla Farming’ Takes Off

A new generation of farmers is having trouble finding large, affordable plots of land to buy and use for their farms.

November 10, 2014
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Two Years After Hurricane Sandy, Thousands Await Aid To Rebuild

It has been two years since Hurricane Sandy struck New Jersey, but many homeowners are still waiting to get their homes back.

October 29, 2014

Portugal Bank Got Goldman Sachs Loan Before Collapse: WSJ

Washington (AFP) — Goldman Sachs stands to lose money on a multi-million euro loan it made to one of Portugal’s largest banks a month before it collapsed, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. The U.S. investment bank made the $835-million loan in July through a Luxembourg financing vehicle it created at a time when […]

September 2, 2014

Bank Of America To Pay Record $16.65 Billion To Settle Mortgage Claims

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — Bank of America Corp. has agreed to pay $16.65 billion to end federal and state investigations into the sale of toxic mortgage securities during the subprime housing boom, the largest settlement by a single company in U.S. history, the Justice Department said Thursday. The settlement includes $9.65 […]

August 21, 2014