Insurance

Nursing Homes Sue Residents’ Friends and Family to Collect Debts

Facilities slip agreements into the paperwork, disregarding federal law that protects friends and families from financial responsibilities.

Florida Homeowners Facing Costlier, Scarcer Insurance

Hurricanes are not the primary reason that Florida homeowners currently paying the most expensive insurance premiums in the country.
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The Problem with College Planning 3

Advisor Beth V. Walker explains how advisors can help clients use other people's money to pay for educational expenses.

Policy Could Let Hospitals Off the Hook

The Feds want a policy that advocates say would let hospitals get away with Covid-era lapses.

How Medicare Reforms Could Help U.S. Retirees Facing High Inflation

Congress is considering a proposal that would help control costs borne by retirees by containing prescription drug prices.

Medicare Pushing Option That May Spell Trouble for Participants

Medicare is expanding value-based programs that may focus more on cost than the quality of care.

New Bill Would Make Aging in Place Easier

Younger homeowners could get a head start and a break retrofitting their homes before age-related crises strike.

How Much Health Insurers Pay for Almost Everything Is Now Public

Consumers with high-deductible health plans and employers who offer coverage can dig deeper.

His-and-Hers Cataract Surgeries, But His Bill Was 20 Times as Much

A 73-year-old retired surgeon learned how important it is to read the fine print -- and that location matters a lot.

Most Say They Are Happy with Medicare Plans

The survey polled a national sample of 756 Americans ages 65 and over about their use of and feelings about Medicare.

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For the first time, investors seeking to pour cash into U.S. clean energy projects can count on at least a decade of generous tax credits.

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A federal grand jury has indicted a California businessman on charges he cheated investors with the Desilu name, made famous by Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.

Proposal Comes Amid ‘Astounding Increase’ In Hedge Funds

The Securities and Exchange Commission wants hedge funds and other private-fund advisors to increase their disclosure.

Commonwealth Attracts $165M Advisory Specializing in Retirement

The group has been in business for 26 years and has $165 million in assets under management.

Florida Homeowners Facing Costlier, Scarcer Insurance

Hurricanes are not the primary reason that Florida homeowners currently paying the most expensive insurance premiums in the country.