Money


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Wis. State Treasurer Has a Big Plan to Make Saving for Retirement Easier

Most people say they’re not putting away enough money but would if they had access to an automatic plan at work.

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Racine Just Opened Wisconsin’s First Center for Free Financial Guidance

Low- and moderate-income residents are eligible for multiple one-on-one sessions aimed at reducing debt and building wealth.

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How Biden Plans to Help Parents Find Affordable Child Care That Fits Their Needs

By the time her son was born in 2017, “$1,000 a month only got my son half day care” at a good childcare provider, one mom said.

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Billionaires, Trump Officials Receive PPP Loans While Many Small Businesses Are Left Out

PPP beneficiaries included billionaires, Trump administration officials, members of Congress, political donors, and wealthy financial institutions.

Wisconsin Billionaires' Net Worth Rose 36% During Pandemic
Wisconsin Billionaires’ Net Worth Rose 36% During Pandemic

As unemployment soared and economic security reached record lows, eight Wisconsin billionaires benefited greatly.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., wears a face mask to protect against the spread of the new coronavirus as he walks to the Senate chamber after meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
If You Get Unemployment Benefits, You Need to Read This

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the GOP will not extend the added $600 weekly benefit when it expires at the end of July.

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Why Truckers Showed Up and Blasted Their Horns At Trump

The protest, organized by trucker Rick Santiago, was held to express truckers’ frustration over shipping rates that they say are so low that they can’t make a living.