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Sarah Witter fractured two bones in her lower left leg while skiing in Vermont last February. She ended up having two operations, totaling nearly $100,000 — the second to replace a plate that broke after the first surgery, through no fault of Witter’s. (Matt Baldelli for KHN)

After Her Skiing Accident, An Uphill Battle Over Snowballing Bills

Sarah Witter couldn’t get a break even though her leg had gotten several.

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Is It Too Late For Me To Apply For Medicaid Benefits?

Many erroneously feel it is too late to do any planning and that their only option is to spend down all their money before they apply for Medicaid benefits.

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How To Find ‘Advice-Only’ Financial Advisers

If you want money advice you can trust, your best bet is to hire a fee-only financial planner.

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Don’t Get Snowed Under This Christmas: Tips To Spend Wisely

Even after setting a Christmas budget, the most wonderful time of year is often the most expensive.

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4 Alternatives For When Your 401k Doesn’t Cut It

There’s a finite list of things you can change at work, and your employer’s less-than-stellar retirement plan probably isn’t among them.

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Proposed Changes On Medicare Drugs Create Winners & Losers

Medicare’s administrator, Seema Verma, said the goal is to lower costs for beneficiaries and modernize the government’s flagship health insurance program.

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