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$ize Doesn't Matter — At Least When It Comes to Income

$ize Doesn't Matter — At Least When It Comes to Income

FINANCE | Nov 23, 2020

Size does matter, and smaller is more profitable, at least with men's incomes.

Surprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs

Surprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs

FINANCE | By Harris Meyer | Nov 21, 2020

Health insurance companies will have to give their customers estimated out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs and disclose to the public the negotiated prices they pay for drugs, under an unexpected new Trump administration rule.

Who Will Lead the Travel Industry Rebound in 2021?

Who Will Lead the Travel Industry Rebound in 2021?

FINANCE | Nov 18, 2020

With the breaking news this week that Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine shows 95 percent efficacy, the idea of traveling again may be in the not-so-distant future. But who will lead the charge?

Global Shares Drop on Worries Over Surging Virus Cases

Global Shares Drop on Worries Over Surging Virus Cases

FINANCE | By Yuri Kageyama | Nov 13, 2020

Global shares mostly traded lower Friday as rising cases of coronavirus infections in the U.S., Europe and Asia add to worries that economies will once again be hamstrung by pandemic restrictions on travel and businesses.

Workers Who Lost Jobs Due to COVID May Need Help Getting Coverage This Fall

Workers Who Lost Jobs Due to COVID May Need Help Getting Coverage This Fall

FINANCE | By Steven Findlay | Nov 12, 2020

At least 3 million people are without health insurance coverage, the most added in a single year since accurate record-keeping began in 1968.

Liz Weston: Suddenly Retired? Here's What to Do Next

Liz Weston: Suddenly Retired? Here's What to Do Next

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Nov 8, 2020

Many people haven't saved nearly enough to avoid a steep drop in their standard of living when they retire early, financial planners say.

Millennial Money: Minimalist Tips to Maximize the Holidays

Millennial Money: Minimalist Tips to Maximize the Holidays

FINANCE | By Melissa Lambarena | Nov 7, 2020

You can use minimalist tips to keep your own financial goals on track, and still have a meaningful holiday season.

Minimalist Tips to Maximize the Holidays

Minimalist Tips to Maximize the Holidays

FINANCE | By Melissa Lambarena, NerdWallet | Nov 3, 2020

You can use minimalist tips to keep your own financial goals on track, and still have a meaningful holiday season.

Netflix Raising US Streaming Prices Amid Booming Growth

Netflix Raising US Streaming Prices Amid Booming Growth

FINANCE | By Michael Liedtke | Oct 31, 2020

Netflix is raising most of its U.S. prices by 8% to 13% as its video streaming service rides a wave of rising popularity spurred by government-imposed lockdowns that corralled people at home during the fight against the pandemic.

Trump Rule Requires Health Plans to Disclose Costs Up Front

Trump Rule Requires Health Plans to Disclose Costs Up Front

FINANCE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 29, 2020

Trying to pull back the veil on health care costs to encourage competition, the Trump administration on Thursday finalized a requirement for insurers to tell consumers up front the actual prices for common tests and procedures.

How Losing Obamacare Could Cost You

How Losing Obamacare Could Cost You

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Oct 26, 2020

If the Supreme Court throws out the Affordable Care Act, your finances and your future could pay the price.

Even With ACA's Fate in Flux, Open Enrollment Starts Soon. Here's What's New.

Even With ACA's Fate in Flux, Open Enrollment Starts Soon. Here's What's New.

FINANCE | By Julie Appleby | Oct 23, 2020

Facing a pandemic, record unemployment and unknown future costs for COVID-19 treatments, health insurers selling Affordable Care Act plans to individuals reacted by lowering rates in some areas and, overall, issuing only modest premium increases for 2021.

Judge Slams DeVos for Rejecting 94% of Loan Relief Claims

Judge Slams DeVos for Rejecting 94% of Loan Relief Claims

FINANCE | By Collin Binkley | Oct 21, 2020

Months after vowing to process a backlog of 160,000 requests for loan forgiveness from students who say they were defrauded by their schools, the U.S. Education Department has rejected 94% of claims it has reviewed.

How Trump Plowed Through $1 Billion, Losing Cash Advantage

How Trump Plowed Through $1 Billion, Losing Cash Advantage

FINANCE | By Brian Slodysko and Zeke Miller | Oct 20, 2020

President Donald Trump's sprawling political operation has raised well over $1 billion since he took the White House in 2017 — and set a lot of it on fire.

Top 5 of the Best Stocks to Buy in 2020

Top 5 of the Best Stocks to Buy in 2020

FINANCE | Oct 16, 2020

A lot of companies in 2020 have achieved remarkable growth and are still expecting to earn higher revenues. Here we take a look at some of the best businesses that are present in different sectors and have also achieved substantial growth in recent years.

White House Ups Virus Aid Offer, Resumes Talks with Pelosi

White House Ups Virus Aid Offer, Resumes Talks with Pelosi

FINANCE | By Andrew Taylor and Bruce Schreiner | Oct 10, 2020

The White House is boosting its offer in up-and-down COVID-19 aid talks Friday in hopes of an agreement before Election Day, even as President Donald Trump's most powerful GOP ally in the Senate said Congress is unlikely to deliver relief by then.

In About-Face, Trump Seeks to Salvage Parts of Virus Aid

In About-Face, Trump Seeks to Salvage Parts of Virus Aid

FINANCE | By Andrew Taylor and Aamer Madhani | Oct 7, 2020

President Donald Trump on Wednesday tried to salvage a few priority items lost in the rubble of COVID-19 relief talks that he himself blew up, pressing for $1,200 stimulus checks and new aid for airlines and other businesses hard hit by the pandemic.

Stocks Rise as Trump Tweets on Stimulus Keep Market Spinning

Stocks Rise as Trump Tweets on Stimulus Keep Market Spinning

FINANCE | By Stan Choe | Oct 7, 2020

Stocks are recovering on Wall Street Wednesday after President Donald Trump appeared to backtrack on his decision to halt talks on another rescue effort for the economy.

Shopping Online? 10 Tips to Avoid Scams

Shopping Online? 10 Tips to Avoid Scams

FINANCE | Oct 7, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic only increases the likelihood that when people shop this holiday season, they will choose online shopping over brick-and-mortar stores. So how to shop smart and spot scams? Here are some clues to watch for.

Stocks Drop After President Trump Calls Off Stimulus Talks

Stocks Drop After President Trump Calls Off Stimulus Talks

FINANCE | By Stan Choe and Damian J. Troise | Oct 6, 2020

Stocks dropped suddenly on Wall Street Tuesday afternoon after President Donald Trump ordered a stop to negotiations with Democrats over another round of stimulus for the economy.

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