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When Planning For The Future, Women Have Been Hands Off
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Our Women and Wealth series will involve you, too. We're asking women to share their best lessons about earning, saving, investing or using money. The above quote comes from Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. You can see more from her, and other influential women, and add your two cents at our Tumblr, She Works Her Money. NPR hide caption

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What Raising Tipped Workers' Wages Could Mean For Economy
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Senator Warns Of A Student Loan Bubble
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In Mexico And U.S., Lime Lovers Feel Squeezed By High Prices
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Say Goodbye To The Taxpayer-Funded Political Convention
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Decoding College Financial Aid
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Maze Of College Costs And Aid Programs Traps Some Families
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Report: Most Americans Not Putting Enough Away For Retirement
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World War II veterans and other students at the University of Iowa in 1947. That year, due to federal assistance from the GI Bill, 60 percent of the school's enrollment was made up of veterans. Margaret Bourke-White/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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How The Cost Of College Went From Affordable To Sky-High
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