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2019

September

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  • How to avoid financial deadlock —or worse—after one spouse dies. Financial advisors say there should be a comprehensive list of all financial contacts, advisors, attorneys, accountants, insurance professionals, and copies of beneficiary designations. The financially savvy spouse should also prepare a written list or spreadsheet
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  • CVS wins court approval for Aetna deal. CVS Health Corp. won court approval for its $68 billion takeover of Aetna Inc., removing the final barrier to a deal that adds a major health-insurance business to a nationwide network of pharmacies and prescription-drug benefit
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August

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  • How to complain and get results. To breach the walls and successfully resolve your complaint, you must use the three p’s: patience, persistence and politeness. Don’t expect an instant fix, and give the company’s complaint
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  • Tesla just started selling auto insurance. Tesla on Wednesday announced that it is now offering Tesla Insurance to customers in California. The company said its offering may be as much as 30% less than other insurance plans, although it did not provide
  • Why aren't women working? They're caring for parents. The burden of care for aging relatives is reshaping the lives of millions. About 15 percent of women and 13 percent of men 25 to 54 years old spend time caring for an older relative, according to the Labor
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  • What happens when you don’t pay a hospital bill. About 43 million Americans have unpaid medical debt dinging their credit, and half of all overdue debt on Americans’ credit reports is from medical expenses, according to a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau study from 2014. The
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  • Why a patient paid a $285 copay for a $40 drug. Insurance copays are higher than the cost of the drug about 25 percent of the time, according to a study published in March by the University of Southern California’s Schaeffer Center for Health Policy
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