After David Wiley was laid off from the grueling day to day of the coal mining industry, he found a new livelihood working for STAT EMS in Pineville, W.V. Alexi Horowitz-Ghazi/NPR hide caption

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From Risking His Life To Saving Lives, Ex-Coal Miner Is Happy To Take The Paycut

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Student Loans: You've Got Questions, We've Got Answers

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A statue of former Treasury Secretary Albert Gallatin stands guard outside the Treasury Building in Washington. Trump's campaign plans for a total overhaul of the U.S. tax code — while maintaining the revenues flowing into the federal government — may have missed their chance in Congress. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Some Tax-Cut Backers Urge Trump To Drop Full Overhaul, Go For Quick Win

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A new project by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer takes government data on spending and revenue and turns it into interactive graphics, like this breakdown of spending by local, state and federal governments in 2014. USAFacts.org/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Its Survival In Doubt, Sears Struggles To Transform Once Again

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We Asked People What They Know About Taxes. See If You Know The Answers

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There are signs that fewer immigrants in the U.S. illegally are filing taxes than in previous years. Ronnie Kaufman/Getty Images hide caption

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Tax Filings Seen Dipping Amid Trump Crackdown On Illegal Immigration

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One of Grab Your Wallet's biggest targets is Ivanka Trump and companies that sell her fashion line of clothes, jewelry, shoes and accessories. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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#GrabYourWallet's Anti-Trump Boycott Looks To Expand Its Reach

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People who lacked health insurance for more than three consecutive months in 2016, or who bought individual insurance and got federal help paying the premiums, will need to do a little work to figure out what, if anything, they owe the IRS. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Tax Day And Health Insurance Under Trump

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The city of San Francisco has established the new Financial Justice Project to look for ways to make smaller fines, like parking tickets, more fair to poorer residents. Dale Cruse/Flickr hide caption

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San Francisco Program Aims To Make Fines More Fair For The Poor

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The fiasco with a United passenger being dragged off a plane illustrates the problem of enticing people to voluntarily give up their seats. Nam Y. Huh/AP hide caption

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The United Airlines Fiasco: How Game Theory Could Help

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Here's The Fine Print On The Country's Biggest-Ever Free College Plan

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Passengers at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport wait in line for security screening in May 2016. A study released Monday found that U.S. airline quality is higher than ever, but air travelers may disagree. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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