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Biden’s Medicare Agenda Could Bankrupt Hospitals

(Kaiser Health News) Of his many plans to expand insurance coverage, Joe Biden’s simplest strategy is lowering the eligibility age for Medicare from...

Modest Uptick for Social Security Benefits in 2021

(Associated Press) Social Security recipients will get a modest 1.3% cost-of living-increase in 2021, but that might be small comfort amid worries...

Suddenly Retired? Here’s What to Do Next

(Associated Press) The pandemic seems to be driving a surge of early retirements as businesses close or downsize and older people weigh...

Are Medicare Advantage Plans Worth the Risk?

(Liz Weston, Associated Press) About 1 in 3 people 65 and older in the U.S. enroll in Medicare Advantage, the private insurance...

Pension Funds Start Looking to Gold to Avert Disaster

(Stefan Gleason, Money Metals News Service) Public and private pension plans face a dual crisis. The first and most...

Trump Administration Allows Deferral of Social Security Tax

(Associated Press) The Trump administration on Friday allowed employers to suspend collection of some Social Security taxes, although business groups don't like...

The 2 Costs that Can Make or Break Your Nest Egg

(Associated Press) If you earn a decent income but have trouble saving, the culprits could be the roof over your head and...

Why Taking Social Security Early Costs Too Much

(Associated Press) Starting Social Security early typically means getting a smaller benefit for the rest of your life. The penalty is steep:...

Media Mogul Sumner Redstone Dies at 97

(Associated Press) Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died. He was 97.

Alzheimer’s Patient Assaulted at Nursing Home for Her Wedding Ring

(FOX 2 Detroit) - A male orderly has been arrested for beating and stealing from a 69-year-old Alzheimer's resident inside a West Bloomfield nursing home. 

Wilford Brimley, Actor and Pitchman, Dies at 85

(Associated Press) Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to an indelible character actor who brought gruff charm,...

NYPD Limits Retirement Applications Amid 400 Percent Surge

"Who the hell wants to stay on this job?” (New York Post) New York’s Finest are putting in...

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DOW CRESTS 30,000

(Associated Press) The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 30,000 points for the first time Tuesday as investors were encouraged by the...

Appeals Court: Texas, Louisiana Can End Planned Parenthood Funding

(Headline USA) A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Texas and Louisiana can cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics — a move supported by opponents of abortion, but opposed by...

Conquer Black Friday from Your Couch

(Associated Press) 'Twas days before Black Friday when all around the country, shoppers were gearing up for a day full of shopping.

Awaiting Yellen at Treasury: Yet Another Daunting Crisis

Janet Yellen is in line for another top economic policy job — just in time to confront yet another crisis.