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How do you measure inflation? (Indicator favorite)

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The COVID small business boom (Indicator favorite)

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Home prices are up. For Black families, is selling Grandma's house the right choice?

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The time the US paid off all its debt (Indicator favorite)

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Wanda Olson poses for a photo in Villa Rica, Ga., on Dec. 17. When Olson's son-in-law died in March after contracting COVID-19, she and her daughter had to grapple with more than just their sudden grief. They had to come up with money for a cremation. Even without a funeral, the bill came to nearly $2,000, a hefty sum that Olson initially covered. Mike Stewart/AP hide caption

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Americans have gotten raises. But with inflation, is it really a raise?

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Federal rent money finally got to renters, and eviction filings haven't gone up

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How to get ready to repay your student loan when the payment freeze ends

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One indicator to rule them all

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The Beigie Awards: Great (inflation) expectations

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The semiconductor founding father

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Cells for sale

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Nicole Howson and her family stand in front of their new home in Griffin, Ga. Clockwise: Nicole Howson, Israel Epps, Talysa Epps and Latroun Epps. Lynsey Weatherspoon/NPR hide caption

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In a hot market, you can buy a home with cash — even if you don't have a lot of it

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Powell pivots, COVID spikes

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