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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., in December. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Education Dept. Unveils Fix For Student Loan Program's 'Bureaucratic Nightmare'

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Democratic senators are demanding that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, led by Kathleen Kraninger, do its job supervising the student loan system. Alex Wroblewski/Reuters hide caption

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American Dynamism In Decline

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Roughly 40 million Americans are likely to see their credit scores drop by 20 points or more. An equal number should go up by as much. courtneyk/Getty Images hide caption

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FICO Is About To Change Credit Scores. Here's Why It Matters

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Lynne makes an Amazon Flex delivery in Worcester, MA. Adrian Ma/WBUR hide caption

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Weird (Amazon) Flex, But Okay

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The Indicator Plays 'Ms. Monopoly'

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Escheat Show

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The phone of Jeff Bezos allegedly was hacked via a WhatsApp account held by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Bandar Algaloud/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Don't Be Like Jeff Bezos. Here's How To Keep Your Phone Safe From Hackers

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Many Americans who get overwhelmed by student loan debt are told that student debt can't be erased through bankruptcy. Now more judges and lawyers say that's a myth and bankruptcy can help. Mitch Blunt/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Myth Busted: Turns Out Bankruptcy Can Wipe Out Student Loan Debt After All

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What if our economy is built not on traditional theories of rational behavior, but on narratives and psychology? sesame/Getty Images hide caption

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The Story Of Money: How Human Behavior Shapes Economies — And Vice Versa

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Generics may not have the same cost-lowering power for specialty medicines, such as multiple sclerosis drugs, researchers find. That's true especially when other brand-name drugs are approved to treat a given disease before the first generic is approved. Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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How The FCC Is Trying To Take On Robocalls

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How Amazon's Counterfeit Products Threaten Safety

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Alipay and WeChat QR codes for online payment are displayed at a vegetable stall in Nantong in China's eastern Jiangsu province. Now China's central bank is preparing to test a digital currency. STR/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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China To Test Digital Currency. Could It End Up Challenging The Dollar Globally?

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