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Inflation has caused the $1 price point at dollar stores to be a rarity

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Lessons from a former drug dealer

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Kevin Dole works from home next to his wife's bureau and near his drum set in the couple's small two-bedroom condo in Nashville, Tennessee. Chelsea Fitzgerald-Dole hide caption

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Home prices could fall in some U.S. cities. Here's where and why

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A gas pump is seen in a station on Feb. 1 in Houston. Gasoline prices hit a new national record, not adjusted for inflation, surpassing the previous peak set around two months ago. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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An electric vehicle gets its battery recharged at a charge station in San Francisco on March 9. The Biden administration is spending $5 billion to build a network of chargers in a bid to get more people to buy electric cars. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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How the U.S. wants to make charging electric cars (almost) as painless as pumping gas

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Claudia and Jesús Fierro of Yuma, Ariz., review their medical bills. They pay $1,000 a month for health insurance yet still owed more than $7,000 after two episodes of care at the local hospital. Lisa Hornak for Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Hit with $7,146 for two hospital bills, a family sought health care in Mexico

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A Bitcoin logo is displayed on an ATM in Hong Kong in 2017. More workers may soon be able to stake some of their 401(k) retirement savings to bitcoin. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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A U.S. Postal Service truck drives in Philadelphia. The service is about to set longer delivery standards for first-class packages, in a move that its regulator says will not have a big effect on its finances. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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