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AP FACT CHECK: No, Tax-Filing Migraines Are Not Going Away

AP FACT CHECK: No, Tax-Filing Migraines Are Not Going Away

By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | Apr 19
On Tax Day, President Donald Trump and a chorus of Republicans announced that Tuesday's filing deadline marked the last time that figuring out taxes will drive Americans crazy. Not so.

Chinese Exporters Scramble to Cope with Trump Tariff Hike

Chinese Exporters Scramble to Cope with Trump Tariff Hike

By Joe McDonald | Apr 18
Facing a possible U.S. tariff hike, one of China's biggest ball bearing makers, Cixin Group, is weighing plans to rush shipments to American customers before the increase makes its sales unprofitable.

3 Ways Parents Can Help Grown Kids Own A Home

3 Ways Parents Can Help Grown Kids Own A Home

By Marilyn Lewis | Apr 18
When responsible first-time homebuyers need help buying a home, the family bank sometimes can lend a hand.

State Pension Funding Hits Record Shortfall, Report Finds

State Pension Funding Hits Record Shortfall, Report Finds

By Geoff Mulvihill | Apr 16
A public employee pension crisis for state governments has deepened to a record level even after nearly nine years of economic recovery for the nation, according to a study released Thursday.

Question of Sales Tax on Online Purchases Goes to High Court

Question of Sales Tax on Online Purchases Goes to High Court

By Jessica Gresko | Apr 16
Sales Tax: $0. Online shoppers have gotten used to seeing that line on checkout screens before they click "purchase." But a case before the Supreme Court could change that.

After Tax Season, Beleaguered IRS Must Deal with Overhaul

After Tax Season, Beleaguered IRS Must Deal with Overhaul

By Marcy Gordon | Apr 15
The IRS, pummeled for years by congressional Republicans and funding cuts, faces the challenge of administering the most sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code in three decades.

Fly Now, Pay Later: Are Travel Loans A Good Deal?

Fly Now, Pay Later: Are Travel Loans A Good Deal?

By Amrita Jayakumar | Apr 15
What if you could book your trip today and pay for it later - without maxing out your credit cards?

A Smoother Ride for Investors in Shaky Times, But with Risks

A Smoother Ride for Investors in Shaky Times, But with Risks

By Stan Choe | Apr 14
While the stock market was busy heaving up and down in recent months, some funds were offering a steadier, slightly less-nauseating ride.

AP Explains: U.S. Targets Heart of China's Economic Blueprint

AP Explains: U.S. Targets Heart of China's Economic Blueprint

By Joe McDonald | Apr 13
President Donald Trump's threat to hike tariffs on technology imports from China strikes at the heart of Beijing's state-led blueprint for prosperity and restoring the nation's greatness.

Insider Q&A: Equifax's New CEO Talks Rebuilding Trust

Insider Q&A: Equifax's New CEO Talks Rebuilding Trust

By Ken Sweet | Apr 13
Equifax announced last month that Mark Begor, a long-time financial industry executive, would take over as CEO of the company on April 16.

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