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In that legislation, the CFPB was created as an independent consumer-protection agency. However, critics say its structure has allowed the bureau to be an overzealous regulator with no oversight. Consumer advocates, however, point to the more than $12 billion returned to wronged consumers under Mulvaney’s predecessor, Richard Cordray. Since Mulvaney took over, $92.6 million has
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These breaks are best because they’re accessible to all filers, regardless of whether they itemize. Health savings account: If you’re eligible, make a tax-deductible contribution to your HSA by April 17. HSAs have a triple-tax benefit: Contributions are either tax deductible or pretax, savings grow on a tax-free basis and users can make tax-free withdrawals
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As global tensions over trade escalate, expect to take a hit at the register. The White House has targeted 1,300 Chinese products for a 25 percent tariff, and China immediately threatened retaliation, sparking fears of a trade war. The tensions between the world’s two largest economies has already spooked investors, and rightfully so. But all
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So far, more than 20 states permit K-12 tuition to be a “qualified educational expense,” reflecting the federal law. These include Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin, according to Savingforcollege.com. States where residents may
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