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For health insurers, government health programs have become an increasingly important part of their business.
Remodeling to stay in your home as you age may be easier (and cheaper) than you think. Which projects are popular, and how much they cost.
The number of people filing for bankruptcy in the U.S. and U.K. has fallen, but homeowners could get in trouble if interest rates rise.
Medicare turned 50 in better financial shape than some experts had predicted. But funding changes may be coming.
As advisor practices evolve beyond investments, more are taking on the task of end-of-life decisions for clients, using new technology.
The total number of consumer complaints in the U.S. increased nearly 5 percent in 2014, according to a new survey.
Debt isn't just for young folks starting out any more. Increasingly, people are carrying debt into retirement.
Soon-to-be parents encounter plenty of enticements to bank or donate baby's umbilical cord blood. Here's what you need to know.
A new study finds that people are not contributing as much to employer-sponsored retirement plans as they used to.
The University of Phoenix, a popular online college, is under federal investigation for possible deceptive or unfair business practices.
Pell grants, education grants for lower-income people which do not have to be repaid, could be available for prisoners to apply for.
For Americans who have become used to flat or even falling prices, an unfamiliar sight has emerged in the economy: Inflation is ticking up.
A stubborn subset of investors persists in ignoring the oft-repeated advice to diversify. But the number of extreme allocators is diminishing.
A new survey shows that Generation Y leases more vehicles than the national average. Here's what they need to know.
A new study finds that many major auto insurance companies are adding to the grief by raising rates for new widows by as much as 226 percent.
The Chinese stock market is in turmoil again, but a diversified portfolio can limit your exposure to the selloff.
China's market controls have fueled panic. If it wants more international investment, it should limit further intervention, says UBS's Jorge Mariscal.
Public workers' pension funds are suing New Jersey for billions in damages, claiming the state contributed less than planned.
New research explains how employees respond when their traditional pension plan is replaced with a newer model.
Baby boomers are redefining what retirement communities as they look for new ways to live out their golden years.
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