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Online Shopping Popular With Older Shoppers

In November, Paula Mont did something new: The 86-year-old, who hasn’t left her New Jersey senior living community in nearly a year, went shopping, online.

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Medicare Insolvency Looms But There’s A Fix

The most urgent retirement issue facing the new Biden administration and Congress is not Social Security reform or figuring out how to boost savings in 401(k)s and IRA accounts.

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State Lawmakers Propose Tough New Bills to Curb Drug Costs

Fed up with a lack of federal action to lower prescription drug costs, state legislators around the country are pushing bills to penalize drugmakers for unjustified price hikes and to cap payment at much-lower Canadian levels.

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Counterfeit N95 Scam Widens As Senator Demands FTC Investigation

A key U.S. senator is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate N95 mask fraud and federal agents announced the seizure of 1.7 million more counterfeit 3M masks in the New York borough of Queens.

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Financial Calamity: When Life Blows Up Well-Laid Plans

Job loss, business failure, involuntary retirement, divorce, disability or the death of a breadwinner, these are just some of the ways our finances can force us to come up with a Plan B.

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Got Life Insurance? You May Not Have Enough

You probably need life insurance if your death would cause financial hardship to someone else. If the only coverage you have is through your job, though, you may not have enough. 

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