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  • How income inequality undermines Social Security, and what to do about it

    How income inequality undermines Social Security, and what to do about it
    The drawbacks of rising income inequality have been well documented and widely analyzed, from its corrosive effect on social cohesion (see Benjamin Friedman's work on the subject) to its stultifying effect on economic growth.  The concentration of...
  • How To Get Generic Prescription Drugs For (Much) Less Than Your Co-Pay

    How To Get Generic Prescription Drugs For (Much) Less Than Your Co-Pay
    Eighty percent of all prescriptions are now filled with generic drugs, says the Food and Drug Administration, that cost up to 85 percent less than their brand-name equivalent. But getting the best price on generics isn't as easy as ordering them at...
  • Consumer Reports: Get your money in order

    Budgeting, bill paying, health care spending, investing, taxes, insurance, argh! It's not easy to stay on top of it all. So ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of Consumer Reports, checked out some new ways to get your finances organized....
  • New Jersey US senators seek probe of any Sandy insurer fraud

    New Jersey's U.S. senators want the state attorney general's office to investigate possible fraud by insurance companies following Superstorm Sandy. Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker asked Acting Attorney General John Jay Hoffman to investigate any...
  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates rise for second week; 30-year at 3.76%

    Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates rise for second week; 30-year at 3.76%
    Mortgage rates edged higher for a second week, with Freddie Mac's weekly survey showing that lenders were offering conventional 30-year loans at an average 3.76%, up from 3.69% last week. This year's low point came the first week of February, when...
  • McCraney subsidiary sues over sinkhole damage in Orlando

    McCraney subsidiary sues over sinkhole damage in Orlando
    Developer Steven McCraney’s company thinks it was a sinkhole. Their insurance company, however, says it was just “earth movement.” The result: A lawsuit in Orlando federal court. McCraney’s company, JY Presidents 1, said the...
  • Executive director of Get Covered Illinois resigns

    A key government leader in Illinois' health insurance enrollment efforts over the past two years has resigned. Jennifer Koehler (KOH'-ler) was executive director of Get Covered Illinois and part of former Gov. Pat Quinn's administration. She oversaw...
  • Man accused of killing lover on hike sought $1M from insurer

    An Oregon man accused of killing his girlfriend while they hiked in the Columbia River Gorge six years ago tried but failed to collect on her $1 million life insurance policy, court documents show. Stephen Wagner Nichols, 40, of Bend, was arrested this...
  • Campaigns, penalties drive health insurance signup

    More prominent marketing campaigns, fear of potential tax penalties and an overall better understanding of the nation's health care law drove thousands of South Dakota residents to sign up for private health insurance during the second enrollment period...
  • Gov. Baker unveils plan to fight prescription drug abuse

    Calling drug addiction a public health emergency, Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday unveiled the first steps his administration plans to take to combat abuse of heroin and prescription drugs, including the release of county-by-county data on opiate...
  • Help Squad: Affordable Care Act – special extension deadlines and tax information

    As it is now law that every U.S. citizen has health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, we here at Help Squad want to ensure that you have not missed your opportunity for coverage as a result of unusual or extraordinary circumstances. You may be...
  • Senate OKs ban on insurance policies that cover abortion

    Women in Arizona won't be able to buy health insurance policies on the federal marketplace exchange that include abortion coverage under a bill approved by the Senate on Thursday. Senate Bill 1318 passed on a 17-12 vote, with all Senate Republicans who...