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3 Money Tasks You Need To Do Right Now

Most financial to-do lists focus on what you need to get done by Dec. 31, but there’s also a brief window early in the new year to save yourself some significant cash.

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Adults Find Paying Jobs Through Federal Program

They call her “Miss Sharon.” For nearly a year, she has worked at Changes City Spa in Ghent, where she spends much of her time doing laundry among other things.

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As Hospitals Post Sticker Prices Online, Most Patients Will Remain Befuddled

As of Jan. 1, in the name of transparency, the Trump administration required that all hospitals post their list prices online.

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Would A Higher Social Security Retirement Age Hurt Retirees?

Is it time to raise the Social Security retirement age? The idea crops up often as a partial fix for the long-term financial challenges facing the program.

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4 Tech Tasks To Keep Your Parents Safer Online

All of us are vulnerable to fraud. But the ways some older people use technology can put them at higher risk. 

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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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