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Trumpeted New Medicare Advantage Benefits Will Be Hard To Find

For some older adults, private Medicare Advantage plans next year will offer a host of new benefits.

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Midterm Results Show Health Is Important To Voters But No Magic Bullet

In taking over the House, Democrats are unlikely to be able to advance many initiatives when it comes to health policy, given the GOP’s control of the Senate and White House.

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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 07:  U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (L) walks towards the Senate chamber at the Capitol February 7, 2018 in Washington, DC. Sen. McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced that they have reach agreement on a two-year budget deal. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Does Social Security Really Contribute To Deficit?

For decades, some of our most prominent U.S. politicians have been sounding the alarm that Social Security is an important driver of the federal budget deficit.

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A member of the audience holds up a placard as US Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent from Vermont, discusses Medicare for All legislation on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on September 13, 2017.  

The former US presidential hopeful introduced a plan for government-sponsored universal health care, a notion long shunned in America that has newly gained traction among rising-star Democrats. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP’s Latest Campaign Punch On Health Care Relies On Classic Hook: Medicare

Republicans charge that Democrats’ support for expanding Medicare would threaten the viability of the program for the seniors who depend on it.

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How Not To Inherit Mom’s Timeshare

Timeshare owners James and Barbara Ruh enjoy their annual vacations in Hawaii, but they don’t want their daughters to be obligated to take over the contracts when they die.

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How Your Home Can Keep You Afloat In Retirement

Retirement experts predict many Americans will need to use home equity to support them when they stop working.

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