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President Donald Trump recently said the heart of his tax proposal “is a giant, beautiful, massive – the biggest ever in our country – tax cut.” We take a closer look at the plan.

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Median incomes in America are on the rise. What will be the response of a Federal Reserve Board with vacancies?

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The economy is adding jobs and unemployment is low, yet nearly 15 million Americans are on the hunt for full-time work. We discuss the job market with a Chicago Booth Review editor.

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Another record-setting day on Wall Street. What’s propelling the stock surge—and can it last?

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The Federal Reserve is expected to raise the benchmark interest rate again. What that means about the U.S. economy.

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

President Donald Trump’s tax plan was formally rolled out Wednesday. As promised on the campaign trail, the plan includes several business-friendly tax measures.

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Can the city and Chicago Public Schools get on the road to fiscal health without bankruptcy? Lessons from other cities.

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Nationally syndicated columnist Ilyce Glink offers advice on everything from managing student debt to retirement funds.

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Last week’s rate hike is a sign of optimism over growth in the U.S. economy. But how will it impact borrowing, like mortgage and credit card rates?

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The crackdown on undocumented immigrants has some Chicago residents on edge, while business leaders say it’s impacting the local economy.

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An Urban Institute report found that financial insecurity, which is above the national average in Chicago, is weighing on the city's budget. (Dave Dugdale / Flickr)

Sixty-two percent of Chicago families have less than $2,000 in savings, according to a new report. While this type of financial insecurity can lead to unpaid bills and evictions, it can also directly impact city budgets.

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President Donald Trump aims to cut financial regulations. We discuss how the banking and financial industries might change under his administration.

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We talk with experts about which stocks will win and lose in a Trump administration.

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As 2016 comes to a close, what are the smart steps we should be taking with our money? We get tips from a certified financial planner.

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Unemployment is down, the stock market is up and the Federal Reserve raises interest rates. Just how strong is the American economy? Two Chicago economists take stock of what’s in store for 2017. 

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The unprecedented victory of President-elect Donald Trump has left many people wondering how his administration might affect the U.S. economy.