Personal Finance Daily: U.S. foreclosures and paying to keep refugees out

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This is even harder to talk about with your parents than giving up driving

The more disconnected senior citizens become from reality, the more they believe they can do a grand job making decisions about their money and investments.

Going to these colleges may decrease your earning potential, study suggests

Students who attended for-profit colleges to earn a certificate saw their earnings drop by about $920 a year after they left.

The Filthy-Rich 50: Meet the richest person in each U.S. state

They’re not all billionaires, but they’re probably richer than you.

BernieSingles.com founder says Trump supporters tried to crash his site

Fake daters repeatedly logged onto the site en masse.

There have been 6.3 million foreclosures in the U.S. in the last decade

A “normal” amount would be 250,000 a year.

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Donald Trump’s promise to ‘make America great again’ is a political swindle

A President Trump would hurt U.S. prosperity and weaken national security, says Simon Johnson.

Residents of this Swiss town are paying $300K to keep refugees out

The wealthy residents of Oberwil-Lieli don’t want refugees roaming their streets, and they’re willing to pay a fine to keep just 10 of them out. They can afford it.

Barclays banker alleged to have traded insider info for bathroom remodeling

A former Barclays PLC director was arrested Tuesday morning in New York and accused of engaging in an insider-trading scheme with his plumber.

SEC targets companies who use made-up accounting metrics

The Securities and Exchange Commission is taking another step to crack down on corporate use of numbers that the agency fears deceives investors.

Trump defends donations to veterans — and shooting of gorilla

Donald Trump defended his donations to veterans’ groups during a lengthy news conference on Tuesday — and also responded to a question about the shooting of a gorilla at an Ohio zoo over the weekend.

Oil rally leaves ECB room to ‘celebrate’ at Thursday’s meeting

The recent rally in oil prices is giving the European Central Bank a rare opportunity to strike an upbeat tone on growth and inflation at its monetary policy meeting on Thursday.

Consumer confidence lowest since late 2015

Consumers confidence fell May to the lowest level since late 2015 as Americans turned slightly more pessimistic about overall business conditions and the jobs market.

Saving the lives of 6 million children a year wouldn’t cost much

Nearly 6 million children under the age of 5 die each year from preventable causes, such as malaria. Providing universal health care and education to every child on the Earth is easily within our reach, writes Jeffrey Sachs.

Stephen Hawking finds Donald Trump more confounding than black holes

The famous physicist weighed in on Tuesday.

5 key issues OPEC must wrestle with at its June meeting

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will meet next week, a little happier following the recent spike in oil prices, but a lot of factors can still rock the boat.

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