Black Friday

Experts Expect 5 Things This Black Friday

20 November 2021

What do you get when you cross Black Friday deals with a continuing pandemic, supply chain disruptions and inflation? Answer: a very messy version of the biggest discount day of the year, which happens annually on the day after Thanksgiving. This year, that’s Nov. 26.

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Thanksgiving: If The Feast Is Back, So Are The Leftover Dishes

19 November 2021

We’ve all learned more than we bargained for about how to celebrate the holidays during uncertain times. Last year, many of us cooked smaller Thanksgiving feasts and celebrated by Zoom. This year, with the proper precautions, we might see more real-life gatherings, and plates full of most , if not all, of the trimmings.

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The Toughest Lessons Of Motherhood

18 November 2021

As a young mom, I assumed everyone was kidding when they said, “Wait till your kids get older. It only gets harder.” But if I allowed myself to think about it, I panicked.

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Americans Plan To Be Cautious During Holiday Celebrations

17 November 2021

With the holiday season here, and COVID-19 vaccines rolling out to millions of American children 5-11 years old, celebrations could look a little different this year compared to the scaled back or cancelled holiday plans in 2020.

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Alzheimer’s Drug Cited As Medicare Premium Jumps By $21.60

16 November 2021

Medicare’s “Part B” outpatient premium will jump by $21.60 a month in 2022, one of the largest increases ever. Officials said Friday a new Alzheimer’s drug is responsible for about half of that.

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Medicare Advantage Plans Costing Billions More Than They Should

15 November 2021

Switching seniors to Medicare Advantage plans has cost taxpayers tens of billions of dollars more than keeping them in original Medicare, a cost that has exploded since 2018 and is likely to rise even higher, new research has found.

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