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Why Loyalty Shouldn’t Apply To Your Credit Cards

Loyalty to family is admirable, but limiting yourself to just one bank’s brood of credit cards may be a tie that binds you up.

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The Best Airlines For Holiday Travel On Points

If you’re seeing Halloween decorations at the store, you should take that as a sign the holiday travel season is just around the corner. Cue the expensive flights!

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Hearing Aids Available Over-the-Counter For As Low As $199 Without Prescription

Where for decades it cost thousands of dollars to get a device that could be purchased only with a prescription from an audiologist or other hearing professional, now a new category of over-the-counter aids are selling for hundreds of dollars.

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Why Social Security Checks Are About To Get A Lot Bigger

The U.S. government announced Thursday that Social Security beneficiaries will see an 8.7 percent increase in monthly payments this upcoming year, the largest increase in four decades.

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How To Change Medicare Plans: Why You Might Want To

Medicare open enrollment starts soon, but 7 in 10 Medicare beneficiaries say they don’t compare Medicare plans during this period, according to a 2021 analysis by KFF, a health policy nonprofit.

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Medicare Premium: Up So Long, It Looks Like Down

It’s not often that the Medicare premium drops, but it will happen in 2023 because of a controversial Alzheimer’s drug that was a commercial failure.

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