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What do the new, stricter broker rules mean for you?

High fees. Conflicts of interest. Inappropriate investments. The Obama administration is going after a host of perceived rip-offs with the new rules it unveiled for brokers who recommend investments for retirement savers.

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How the approaching health law tax will affect you

The last major piece of President Barack Obama’s health care law could raise costs for thrifty consumers as well as large corporations and union members when it takes effect in 2018.

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Obama: U.S. must step up care for aging Americans

At a White House Conference on Aging, Obama called on the nation to take proactive steps to address rising costs and protect Social Security.

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Obama proposal sets up Wall St. fight

By Jim Kuhnhenn WASHINGTON — Tapping the anxieties of aging baby boomers, President Barack Obama on Monday called for tougher standards on brokers who manage retirement savings accounts, a change that could affect the investment advice received by many Americans and aggravate tensions between the White House and Wall Street. The Labor Department submitted a […]

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Obama says: Tax wealthy, help middle class

By Julie Pace WASHINGTON — Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda steeped in Democratic priorities, including tax increases on the wealthy, education and child care help for the middle class and a torrent of veto threats for the GOP’s own […]

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Obama drops controversial Medicare proposal

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Monday it will pull the plug on proposed changes to the Medicare prescription program that ran into strong opposition on Capitol Hill. Among other changes, the regulation proposed to remove three classes of drugs from a special protected list that guarantees seniors access to a wide selection of critical […]

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