spending

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$16.1m in political and taxpayer spending at Trump properties

ProPublica compiled spending data from a wide range of sources to calculate the total, which is still an undercount: The vast majority of the money — at least $13.5 million, or more than 84 percent of what we tracked — was spent by Trump’s presidential campaign (including on Tag Air, the entity that operates Trump’s personal airplane). Republican Senate and House political committees and campaigns have shelled out at least...

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How Different Income Groups Spend Money

After living expenses, where does the money go, and how does it change when you have more cash available? Read More

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Ad spending for Clinton and Trump

Adam Pearce for the New York Times charted ad spending for Clinton and Trump, starting 20 weeks out from the election up to present. I like the John McCain, Mitt Romney, and Barack Obama spends as a point of reference. Tags: election, New York Times, spending, streamgraph

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We spend more at restaurants than at grocery stores

For decades, Americans spent more money at the grocery store than at eating and drinking establishments. It’s not like that anymore, Quartz reports. Tags: eating, Quartz, spending

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School district spending per student

NPR is running a series on spending and school districts and all its complexities with government funding and whether or not more money even helps. They start with a map that shows the differences in spending per student in primary and unified school districts. Dollars are “adjusted for regional differences in cost of living, using the NCES Comparable Wage Index 2013.” As you scroll down the story, an interactive map...

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How We Spend Our Money, a Breakdown

We know spending changes when you have more money. Here's by how much.Continue reading →

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