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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh listens to Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, on Capitol Hill in Washington, during a meeting Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
July 12, 2018 - 1:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The vetting of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is just beginning, but his public financial disclosures make one thing clear: He's not as wealthy as many already on the high court. Public disclosure forms for 2017 show that the federal judge would come to the nation's highest...
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh listens to Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, on Capitol Hill in Washington, during a meeting Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
July 12, 2018 - 1:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The vetting of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is just beginning, but his public financial disclosures make one thing clear: He's not as wealthy as many already on the high court. Public disclosure forms for 2017 show that the federal judge would come to the nation's highest...
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh listens to Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, on Capitol Hill in Washington, during a meeting Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
July 12, 2018 - 1:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has modest financial resources compared to some members of the high court, and he recently paid off significant credit card debt. Government disclosure forms show the federal appellate judge nominated by President Donald Trump had assets...
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FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Brianna McGurran, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. "Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column for 20-somethings, or anyone else starting out. (NerdWallet via AP, File)
May 22, 2018 - 10:46 am
"Ask Brianna" is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about postgrad life to askbrianna@nerdwallet...
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President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 16, 2018 - 6:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's financial disclosure report (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence has released his annual financial disclosure, reporting a pension plan from the state of Indiana worth between $500,000 and $1 million and credit card debt...
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FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, the seal of the Board of Governors of the United States Federal Reserve System is displayed in the ground at the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building in Washington. The Federal Reserve issues new data Monday, May 7, 2018, on how much credit Americans took on in March. The tally, which excludes mortgages and other loans secured by real estate, is expected to show consumer borrowing increased by $15.6 billion. That would follow a gain of $10.6 billion in February. That gain pushed total consumer credit to nearly $3.9 trillion.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
May 07, 2018 - 3:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans increased their borrowing by $11.6 billion in March as a big increase in the category that covers auto and student loans offset the largest monthly drop in credit card borrowing in more than five years. The Federal Reserve says the March increase in total debt was below...
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FILE - This Oct. 24, 2016 file photo shows dollar bills in New York. Yes, money matters are personal, but don’t be embarrassed or reticent. The more details you give, including dreams, regrets and mistakes, the more a financial planner can do to help you reach your financial goals. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
May 03, 2018 - 10:02 am
You found a good financial planner to help you manage money and achieve your goals. Congratulations, that's a big step. Now comes a leap — opening up about money. There's a reason it's called "personal" finance. Almost everything about your life can influence your financial decisions, so get ready...
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FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, a Nasdaq employee works at his computer at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York. On Thursday, March 8, the Federal Reserve reports on household wealth for the October-December quarter. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 08, 2018 - 12:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A soaring U.S. stock market and healthy home price gains lifted Americans' net worth to $98.7 trillion in the final three months of last year, a gain that could lift household spending. The value of U.S. stock portfolios jumped $1.3 trillion in the October-December quarter...
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FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. (NerdWallet via AP, File)
March 05, 2018 - 10:39 am
Blogger John Schmoll's father left a financial mess when he died: a house that was worth far less than the mortgage, credit card bills in excess of $20,000_and debt collector s who insisted the son was legally obligated to pay what his father owed. Fortunately, Schmoll knew better. "I've been...
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