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Liz Weston: Beware of These Overhyped Financial Strategies

By Liz Weston |
Before you buy any of the following, you'd be smart to investigate lower-cost alternatives and to consult an objective, knowledgeable third party, such as a fee-only financial...

Democrats Sharpen Health Care Attacks As Primaries Heat Up

Democrats Sharpen Health Care Attacks As Primaries Heat Up

By Emmarie Huetteman, Shefali Luthra, Victoria Knight | Feb 26
The ideal began to get real on Tuesday, as seven of the top contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination sparred over the price tag on health care reform and even revealed similarities on issues like marijuana legalization.

Domestic Spring Break Travel Jumps by 24 Percent

Domestic Spring Break Travel Jumps by 24 Percent

Feb 26
The number of Americans packing their bags for stateside Spring Break trips increased 24% over the past year, with an 18% increase in international getaways, according to Allianz Global Assistance's Top 10 Spring Break Destinations survey.

Liz Weston: Beware of These Overhyped Financial Strategies

Liz Weston: Beware of These Overhyped Financial Strategies

By Liz Weston | Feb 24
Before you buy any of the following, you'd be smart to investigate lower-cost alternatives and to consult an objective, knowledgeable third party, such as a fee-only financial planner.

Patients Stuck With Bills After Insurers Don't Pay As Promised

Patients Stuck With Bills After Insurers Don't Pay As Promised

By Lauren Weber | Feb 10
When insurers revoke their decision to pay after the service is completed, patients are legally on the hook for the bill.

On the Money: Confronting Fresh Health Insurance Deductibles

On the Money: Confronting Fresh Health Insurance Deductibles

By Tom Murphy | Jan 16
Many deductibles reset Jan. 1, forcing patients to pay thousands of dollars for care or prescriptions before most insurance coverage starts.