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  • Drugs expensive under plans sold on health exchange, survey finds

    Drugs expensive under plans sold on health exchange, survey finds
    The Affordable Care Act is not so affordable for many Marylanders, according to a new survey. The landmark law that was supposed to make insurance available to hundreds of thousands of people without coverage is costing Marylanders so much more in...
  • Salary, buyout details revealed for Jim Harbaugh's $41-million Michigan contract

    New football coach Jim Harbaugh's seven-year contract with the Michigan, obtained by the Free Press on Friday, could be worth significantly more than $5.7 million in annual average and is almost fully guaranteed. Perhaps of most interest to Michigan...
  • Amid talk of a recovered economy, hard-hit worker struggles to stay afloat

    Ask Joshua Thevenin — who since last month has been a newspaper salesman, fireworks vendor and tele-marketer — what he thinks about assertions the economy is roaring toward recovery and you'll get a sigh and a shake of his head. "I don't...
  • Workers pick up greater share of health care costs, survey finds

    Workers pick up greater share of health care costs, survey finds
    Health care costs might be rising less sharply than they were a few years ago, but employers continue to make employees take on more of the burden, and that's likely to continue, a new survey shows. Plans with high deductibles are becoming the norm, and...
  • UC regents delay move to link coaches' bonuses to athletes' grades

    After spirited debate over how to improve student athletes’ performance in the classroom, the University of California regents on Thursday blocked a proposed new policy that would have linked coaches’ compensation to their teams’...
  • Sophia Bera: Gen Y tax-saving tips

    Many young taxpayers miss out on tax-saving opportunities because they just aren't aware of them. Here are some tax credits and deductions these folks shouldn't overlook. STUDENT LOAN INTEREST DEDUCTION Education borrowing is a big concern for many...
  • President Obama's State of the Union address

    President Obama's State of the Union address
    This is the full text, as prepared for delivery, of President Obama's sixth State of the Union address. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We are fifteen years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned...
  • Finding balance in L.A.'s minimum wage discussion

    Finding balance in L.A.'s minimum wage discussion
    Rob Lohman took a huge risk five years ago when he started a company in downtown Los Angeles that makes eco-chic clothing out of organic cotton and hemp. One day last year he was surprised to get a call from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. "He wanted...
  • Good news for 2015 college grads

    DEAR JOYCE: I'll get my IT degree in five months but have already been offered employment. I'd like to accept the position right now, but my dad suggests I wait to see if a better offer comes along. Your take? -- H.G. Surprise! After a long run of new...
  • Hospitalist: Improving hospital care, efficiency adds to job appeal

    By Erinn Hutkin Suzanne Pham's most memorable experiences on the job have involved patients who enter the hospital in critical condition but recover enough to move to a rehab center or even go home. She recalled treating a 90-year-old man who'd...
  • Personal Finance Q&A: Risks of keeping entire nest egg at one brokerage

    Dear Liz: I recently retired at 56 and am receiving a pension. My wife is set to retire next year at 56 and will also receive a pension. I chose to leave my 401(k) in my employer's plan but am planning to consolidate it with my wife's 457 and four 403(b)...