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Federal Reserve Proposes New Bailout Rules To Remove Taxpayer Burden

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Many Americans with 401(k) plans don't know if they're paying any fees. Pay too much, and it could take a chunk out of your nest egg. Annette Elizabeth Allen/NPR hide caption

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When High Fees Stink Up Your 401(k), What Can You Do?

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Russell Simmons says the problem with RushCard "has been devastating" for its customers. "We want to make sure they are made whole," he said in an exclusive interview with the Associated Press. Scott Roth/Scott Roth/Invision/AP hide caption

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President Obama tours a General Electric gas engines factory in Waukesha, Wis., on Jan. 30, 2014. GE has recently said it would shift hundreds of jobs abroad because of the Export-Import Bank's inability to help finance international deals. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kim Johnson of Ridgefield, Conn., says her 2014 Jetta lost more than $1,000 in value because, once fixed, it will no longer get the advertised mileage. Charles Lane/WSHU hide caption

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Emissions Scandal Is Hurting VW Owners Trying To Resell

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Unless Congress raises the debt limit by Nov. 3, the U.S. Treasury may be left with only incoming taxes and fees to cover expenses, which would not be enough to pay all bills. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The problems with the Russell Simmons' financial company, RushCard, started Oct.12, when a software upgrade in the transaction processing system caused many accounts to show a zero balance or left customers unable to access to their funds. Rob Latour/Rob Latour/Invision/AP hide caption

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Automatically enrolling workers into a savings plan and then deducting their pre-tax contribution from their paycheck means workers don't see or feel any loss. It sort of tricks our brains into doing the right thing. Annette Elizabeth Allen/NPR hide caption

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Why Is It So Hard To Save? U.K. Shows It Doesn't Have To Be

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Picking someone to help you plan for retirement can be challenging. The fees can add up quickly. But a good adviser can help protect you from your instincts when markets turn volatile. Annette Elizabeth Allen/NPR hide caption

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Want A Financial Adviser? Here Are Some Things To Look For

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