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Americans Have Insurance but Can’t Afford to Use It

Although more Americans have health insurance coverage, 25 percent of non-elderly Americans don’t have enough liquid assets to cover the deductible …

Health Care

Medical debt takes financial toll on Tennesseans

After recovering from emergency, seven-hour surgery to repair a ruptured colon, Penelope Adams was sent home from the hospital in Jackson with some …

Many of us forget to insure our most valuable asset

(What would you do if you couldn't earn an income?Flickr / Jamie)<br>Certified financial planner Sophia Bera says that when it comes to insurance, "we …

Retirement

62 Percent of Americans Can't Cover Unexpected Expenses: Bankrate

Car accidents, unexpected medical bills, an emergency plumber visit — there are all sorts of events that can interfere with even the best budget plans. But according to a study released Wednesday, more than 60 percent of Americans do not have enough rainy day funds set aside to deal with even minor …

Personal Finance

U.S. Cancer Deaths Sharply Decline Over 20 Years

<i>The good news is that cancer deaths dropped by 22 percent from 1991 to 2011. But not all Americans benefited equally. (Photo: Getty Images)</i><p>More than …

Cancer

Is Cancer Risk Mostly Affected By Genes, Lifestyle, Or Just Plain Bad Luck?

<b><br>Experts say the findings highlight “the importance of secondary prevention, like early detection.”</b> <i>(Photo: Getty Images)</i><p>While cancer can strike anyone …

Cancer

The $5 Challenge!

What would you do with $5 and 2 hours?<p>What would you do to earn money if all you had was five dollars and two hours? This is the assignment I gave …

Stanford University

Texas Roadhouse Rolls Recipe

Nutrition Facts<p>Serving Size 1 roll<p>Servings Per Recipe 24<p><b>Amount Per Serving</b><p>Calories from Fat 34<p><b>Calories</b> 173<p>% Daily Value*<p>7%<p><b>Total Fat</b> 4g<p>8%<p>Saturated Fat …

5 things small businesses need to know this fall

Changes are coming to the health insurance and technology sectors that small-business operators should be aware of.<p><b>HEALTH CARE</b><p>Small-business owners …

4 Subtle Gestures That Really Turn People Off

Small Business

Prostate Cancer FAQs Archives

1. Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in America, and the 4th most<br>common tumor diagnosed worldwide.<p>2. In the United States, 1 in 9 …

5 signs Americans are flat-out broke

Despite improvement in certain areas of the economy, the Great Recession never truly ended for millions of Americans. Households across the nation are still trying to overcome a sluggish labor market, stagnant wages, and rising living costs. Making matters worse, the struggle does not appear to be …

Labour Board Serves up a Shocker to McDonald's: Finds Franchisor Potentially Liable for Employment Practices of Franchisees’

On July 29, 2014 the General Counsel of the National Labour Relations Board ruled that McDonald’s USA, LLC ("McDonald’s ") could be held liable as a …

McDonald’s franchisee says the company told her “just pay your employees less”

<i>The fast-food industry has become the face of the minimum wage battle. At McDonald’s, that struggle has become even complicated. Franchisees, too, often feel that following all the company’s rules and</i> <i>paying all its fees leaves little leftover for them, let alone their employees.</i><p><i>Kathryn</i> …

Hospital ER Charges $9,000 to Bandage Cut Finger

A New Jersey teacher was stunned when he received a $9,000 bill after his cut finger was bandaged in a hospital emergency room. Baer Hanusz-Rajkowski …

New Jersey

Tips for saving big on health care

If your health insurance policy has a deductible of at least $1,250 for individual coverage or $2,500 for families in 2014, you may be eligible to …

New challenge for Obamacare: Enrollees who don’t understand their insurance plans

Nine months after Americans began signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, a challenging new phase is emerging as confused enrollees clamor for help in understanding their coverage.<p>Nonprofit organizations across the country are being swamped by consumers with questions. Many …

How Your Health Insurance Company Can Still Screw You, Despite Obamacare

No law has done more to reform health insurance and protect consumers against the industry's most heinous practices than the Affordable Care Act. But Obamacare didn't magically transform insurers into benevolent entities solely devoted to taking care of sick people.<p>Health insurance companies, even …

Health Insurance: Investing Essentials

Find out what you need to know about investing in the health insurance industry.<p>Health insurance is one of the most complicated things people have to …

Gaining Ground: Americans' Health Insurance Coverage and Access to Care After the Affordable Care Act's First Open Enrollment Period

Overview<p>A new Commonwealth Fund survey finds that in the wake of the Affordable Care Act’s first open enrollment period, significantly fewer …

The Kind of Health Care Access Americans Truly Need

Two years ago, drawing on my 17 years of experience as a registered nurse and manager of a primary care office, I founded the Denton Community Health Clinic in Denton, Texas, where health services are based on a sliding fee scale. We see roughly 2,200 patients a year.<p>Their stories are typical of …

Supplemental healthcare policies may relieve some worries

Nicholas Lazzarini has a pretty good health insurance policy. But as a self-employed dancer, he says he worries about becoming sick or injured and incurring extra costs. "Unless you're on a TV show, you don't have coverage," says the 29-year-old from Van Nuys.<p>For extra protection against unforeseen …

40% of "job locked" U.S. workers are only in it for the health insurance

Review the conclusions from a comprehensive data analysis of cyber claims made in 2016 and learn how to help your...<p>Get the facts! Allied healthcare …