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  • Why You Should Embrace Your Tax Refund
    March 27, 2014
    If you end up receiving a big refund from the Internal Revenue Service after filing your taxes, then you just gave the government an interest-free loan, which is exactly why most financial experts warn people away from withholding too much income throughout the year. But here's the good news about getting a refund: You get to spend it. Or save it. Or do whatever you want with it.
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  • The pope's message to the president
    March 26, 2014
    It would be good if Francis encouraged the parts of the U.S. Catholic leadership most alienated from the president to stop treating this former church employee as an enemy. But the pope’s main job is to pose a radical challenge to our complacency and social indifference. In doing so, he should stir an uneasiness that compels all of us — and that includes Obama — to examine our consciences.
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  • Obamacare working, despite “difficulties” and “polarized politics”: Alice Rivlin (video)
    March 24, 2014
    There has been great outcry over problems with the Healthcare.gov site. Alice Rivlin, a senior fellow at The Brookings Institute, says that's because Obamacare wasn’t given a fair chance.
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  • Roming the U.S. with Mark Rom
    March 20, 2014
    A Federal judge rules in favor of voter ID laws, private business owners dispute birth control mandate in health insurance and Obama appeals to Iranians over their nuclear program.
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  • Fed guidance to become more vague under Yellen: Alice Rivlin (video)
    March 19, 2014
    Alice Rivlin, former Vice Chair of the Fed, joined The Daily Ticker at The Atlantic Economy Summit to discuss the potential change in forward guidance.
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