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CBS This Morning: Lower Tax Refunds

Millions of Americans could receive smaller checks after filing their 2018 tax returns. The average refund is down more than 8 percent compared to the same time last year, according to the IRS. I joined CBS This Morning to clear up some of the confusion.

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CBS This Morning: Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money

If you agonize about money, you're not alone. Almost seven out of 10 Americans said finances are a "significant" source of stress in a recent survey. My very first book, “The Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money,” may provide some solutions. I joined CBS This Morning to discuss some of the ways people can right their financial wrongs.

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CBS This Morning: Economic Impact of Government Shutdown

As the partial government shutdown enters day 33, I joined CBS This Morning to discuss the economics of the shutdown. The stalemate over President Trump's border wall funding means 800,000 federal workers will miss their second paycheck on Friday.

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CBS This Morning: Apple Anxiety

Apple stunned investors with a rare warning that revenue from its first quarter will not meet expectations. In part the company blames slower iPhone sales in China. CEO Tim Cook says a weaker Chinese economy and trade tensions with the U.S. are hurting Apple. What it means for the global economy. I discussed on CBS This Morning.

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CBS This Morning: How Does the Rate Hike Impact You?

Short-term interest rates are higher after the Fed raised rates Wednesday by a quarter point, to a range of 2.25 percent to 2.5 percent. It's the fourth rise this year and the highest level since 2008. The Dow closed down almost 352 points after the announcement, the lowest close of the year. How does the rate rise impact Americans? I discussed on CBS This Morning.

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CBS This Morning: Money Talks

Money can be an awkward topic of conversation. Many Americans say they would rather talk about almost anything else. A recent Capital Group survey asked more than 1,200 adults about what topics they considered "too taboo" to discuss with friends. Income, retirement savings, and the amount of debt were at the very top. I discussed on CBS This Morning.

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