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  • Higher health insurance deductibles giving workers pain

    When workers across the country crack open their annual employee benefits packages this fall, many will likely feel immediate relief. Premiums for their employer-provided health insurance will be up, but not as much as in the past. If they read a...
  • Paul Gallagher: Get a 401(k) or die poor

    If you work for a company that doesn't offer a retirement plan, hand the boss this column. If he is a grouch, slip it under his door while he's out. Here's why. The data make it clear that a retirement plan at work is the best guarantee that you won't...
  • How will generous gift to high school graduate affect financial aid?

    How will generous gift to high school graduate affect financial aid?
    Dear Liz: Our grandson's stellar high school performance and his family financial situation were such that he was admitted to his state university with grants sufficient to pay all school fees, including room and board, with no loans or work-study. His...
  • Weigh options when losing health coverage at work: COBRA or Obamacare?

     Weigh options when losing health coverage at work: COBRA or Obamacare?
    When Amanda Lean decided to leave her full-time job to work as a private political consultant, she had a decision to make: continue with the insurance she had through her previous job — or shop for a plan on her own. Keeping the insurance she...
  • Big $60 Million Bonus for Bob Iger Awaits in 2018

    Now that Bob Iger is extending his run as the head of the Walt Disney Co. through 2018, the chairman and CEO could take home as much as $60 million in bonuses. The figure was revealed as part of a filing by Disney with the Securities and Exchange...
  • Disney gives CEO Robert Iger a two-year contract extension

    Disney gives CEO Robert Iger a two-year contract extension
    Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger's contract has been extended two years through June 2018, delaying the company's decision on choosing a successor but perhaps only slightly. Iger has headed Disney during a period of unprecedented...
  • Disney CEO Bob Iger could take home $60-million bonus

    Disney CEO Bob Iger could take home $60-million bonus
    Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger, who inkedĀ a two-year contract extension on Thursday, could depart the company in 2018 with a bonus of up to $60 million. According to a filing with theĀ Securities and Exchange Commission, the...
  • Passion for helping youth trumps a big paycheck for wellness coordinator

    By Erinn Hutkin Jim Bell doesn't believe you have to "look like Mr. Olympia" or run the Chicago Marathon every year to educate others about health and fitness. He simply strives to practice what he preaches. "You have to be well-versed in what you're...
  • Employers and their workings are in the dark about health-care prices

    Health-care providers and insurance companies do not have to reveal their negotiated prices, frustrating everyone trying to control medical costs. At a hearing to discuss the rising costs of health-care benefits for employees of Miami-Dade County in...
  • Pinched consumers going on saving spree, looking for deals

    Squeezed between flat wages and rising prices, many middle-class consumers are feeling poor. The recession forced many people to change their ways as nearly 9 million Americans lost their jobs and home foreclosures hit record highs. As a result, many...
  • New York mayor orders higher minimum wage for thousands in city

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order on Tuesday to raise the minimum hourly wage by more than a dollar to $13.13 for potentially thousands of people working in the city. The increase, which expands an existing...