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  • Know risks of buying in-laws' home

    Dear Liz: My in-laws just informed us that they have gone through their retirement fund and soon won't be able to pay their mortgage. They borrowed against the house they've lived in for 30 years and currently owe $325,000. They are devastated, so I am...
  • Social Security: broken, but not broke

    Just in time for the 79th anniversary of Social Security, the trustees of the plan released "The 2014 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Federal Disability Insurance Trust Funds," with the current and...
  • This billionaire is still trying to make you panic about federal debt

    This billionaire is still trying to make you panic about federal debt
    Crusaders know they're nothing without something to crusade against. That's undoubtedly why hedge fund billionaire Peter G. Peterson keeps harping on the federal debt. It's the same reason that army generals talk up the capabilities of national enemies,...
  • More health systems trying cost-savings Medicare payment bundle

    More health systems trying cost-savings Medicare payment bundle
    Modern Healthcare reports surge in Medicare bundled payment providers. Read more at http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20140731/NEWS/307319832&utm_source=AltURL&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=mostreq?AllowView=...
  • Miami jury convicts last two defendants in $200 million Medicare scam

    MIAMI The nation's biggest mental health scam against Medicare totaling $200 million in false billings ended with a quick bang Monday when the last two defendants in a long-running probe were found guilty in Miami federal court. The health care fraud...
  • Accountable Care Organizations might help tame Medicare costs

    whatdoctorsknow.com Medicare is the 800-pound gorilla in the waiting room of health care reform. Health care costs are going up for everyone, but Medicare covers 50 million Americans -- more than any other single insurer. In 2009, total health care...
  • The truth about Social Security and Medicare, straight from the trustees

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - If you worry about the future of Social Security and Medicare, this is the week to get answers to your questions. The most authoritative annual reports on the long-term health of both programs were issued on Monday, and while the...
  • Problem Solver: Woman can't cancel Obamacare insurance

    Problem Solver: Woman can't cancel Obamacare insurance
    Erin Carver had no trouble signing up for health insurance through the federal health insurance marketplacecreated under the Affordable Care Act. Canceling her policy, however, has been a bear. The Wheaton resident signed up online in late November,...
  • Q&A: Interview with Emmanuel G. Morel, who's challenging Congressman Ted Deutch

    Q&A: Interview with Emmanuel G. Morel, who's challenging Congressman Ted Deutch
    Emmanuel Morel is attempting to topple U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch. Though he’s low on money, and Deutch enjoys strong support from many Democrats, Morel said he can defeat the incumbent in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary.   The district includes...
  • Cigna Profit Rises As Premium Revenue Grows

    Health insurer Cigna Corp said on Thursday second-quarter profit and revenue both rose as it took in more health care premiums and fees from more customers in its commercial business. Cigna's profit beat analysts' expectations, following a trend this...
  • Colvin sails through Social Security confirmation hearing

    Colvin sails through Social Security confirmation hearing
    Criticism of President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Social Security Administration appeared to evaporate Thursday at a confirmation hearing that featured few questions about controversial service cuts and recent allegations of mismanagement....