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When Retirement Advice Went Viral

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Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting, a former bank executive, is testifying before Congress this week about reshaping some banking rules. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Former Banker, Now Regulator, Wants To Allow Banks To Make Payday-Style Loans

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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks before the Economic Club of Chicago on April 6. The central bank raised a key short-term rate by a quarter-point on Wednesday, the second increase this year. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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Nearly three out of 10 online shoppers have taken the plunge to buy an item that costs $1,000 or more. Men are twice as likely as women to press click and buy a big-ticket item, according to a new NPR/Marist poll. erhui1979/Getty Images hide caption

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Online Big Spenders Tend To Be Men, NPR/Marist Poll Shows

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