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President Trump, during his campaign, and House Speaker Paul Ryan have proposed reducing the number of tax brackets and lowering corporate tax rates. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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A happy hour event put on by the Adulting School, where participants learn how to make craft cocktails, at Maine Craft Distilling in Portland, Maine. Other skills taught by the school include changing a flat tire, making deviled eggs and folding sheets. Courtesy of Rachel Weinstein hide caption

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Adulting School Teaches Young Adults Grown-Up Skills

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The exterior of the New York Stock Exchange on Feb. 10. A lobbying battle is being waged over a rule requiring financial advisers to act in their clients' best interest in retirement planning. Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Moving To Delay Rule That Protects Workers From Bad Financial Advice

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These Top Schools Are Offering Big Savings On Master's Degrees, But There's A Catch

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A health savings account works much like a personal savings account — with a difference. Any money in it that we use to pay for certain medical expenses isn't taxed. Oivind Hovland/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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'Aisles Have Eyes' Warns That Brick-And-Mortar Stores Are Watching You

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A study by the think tank Demos finds that black and Latino families with two parents still own only half as much as wealth as white single parents. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Ed Howard, an attorney specializing in consumer issues, and his sister had trouble obtaining price information while trying to plan their father's funeral. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Despite Decades-Old Law, Funeral Prices Are Still Unclear

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Ellen Bethea and her great-grandson, Lucas, look at a painting of her late husband, Archie. Laura Heald for NPR hide caption

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You Could Pay Thousands Less For A Funeral Just By Crossing The Street

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Watchdog Groups Fear Trump Will Block Investor Protection Rule

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A road repair blocks traffic in Springfield, Ill. as Congress tries to decide how to pay for President Trump's ambitious spending plan to rebuild roads, bridges, railroads and airports. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption

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Owners of vehicles with larger VW diesel engines that have emissions-cheating software could get their cars fixed or bought back, the company says. Here, a man walks by an Audi diesel at company meetings last summer. Alexander Koerner/Getty Images hide caption

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