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President Obama remarks on his proposal to tighten consumer protections for people saving for retirement as Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Labor Secretary Tom Perez listen, at AARP on Monday. Getty Images hide caption

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White House Move To Protect Nest Eggs Sparks Hopes And Fears

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Shopping for an MRI scan? Guroo.org, won't yet show you what your local hospital or radiologist charges, but it will reveal the average cost of the test in your area. iStockphoto hide caption

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Reining In Financial Advisers May Help — But Americans Still Aren't Saving

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There's a second chance coming for some people who didn't buy health insurance and would face a big tax penalty for 2015 otherwise. Laughing Stock/Corbis hide caption

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Diners fill Riverpark, a New York City restaurant, in January. Restaurateurs fear that the tipped-wage hike being proposed in New York will force them to get rid of tipping altogether. Brad Barket/Getty Images hide caption

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Will A Tipped-Wage Hike Kill Gratuities For New York's Waiters?

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The next generation of Australian dollar notes will include tactile features to help people with visual impairments differentiate between them, says the Reserve Bank of Australia. Last year, the agency met with a boy who started a petition asking for the change. Torsten Blackwood/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Richard Cordray, head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, wants payments to catch up with real-time life. Josep M Suria/iStockphoto hide caption

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Why Slow Electronic Payments Can Cause Cash Flow Problems

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Maggie Barcellano prepares dinner in January 2014 at her father's house in Austin, Texas. Barcellano, who lives with her father, enrolled in the food stamps program while she works as a home health aide and raises her 3-year-old daughter. A study suggests that social safety nets, including food stamps, helped cushion income losses for middle- and working-class Americans during the recession. Tamir Kalifa/AP hide caption

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Study Suggests Recession, Recovery Have Not Left The Rich Richer

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A realty sign hangs in front of a home for sale in Orlando, Fla. Housing advocates say banks, stung by the housing crisis and its fallout, remain reluctant to lend. John Raoux/AP hide caption

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Despite Recovery, Many Find Home Loans Still Hard To Get

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Dan and Eileen Stapleton in front of their post-Sandy home in Long Beach, N.Y. They say it would cost taxpayers less if insurance just settled their claim. Charles Lane/WSHU hide caption

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After Sandy: Insurance Claim Battles Cost Homeowners, Taxpayers

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