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The ultimate guide to buying insurance on HealthCare.gov
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Confused about buying Obamacare? We’re here to help. The Obamacare deadline of Dec. 24 has arrived. All Americans are now expected to purchase insurance coverage at Healthcare.gov. On Jan. 1st we are all expected to have insurance and with HealthCare.gov now working for most — but not all of the site yet – people have […]

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A Consumer’s Guide To Buying Individual Life Insurance
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When a death occurs in a family, those who are left may suffer financial loss and hardship. Life insurance is designed to ease those difficulties. Its primary purpose is to protect the surviving members of a family or other dependents against the loss of an individual’s income or services. A life insurance policy is a […]

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Health Insurance For the Homeless
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Bay Area cities have been battling the problem of homelessness for many years. Now Bay Area researchers have carried out the first-ever national study on healthcare and the homeless, and, as Healthbeat team doctor Kim Mulvihill reports, the results are bleak. The homeless have become a familiar site in the Bay Area and in cities […]

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The History of Insurance
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Insurance is the equitable transfer of the risk of a loss, from one entity to another in exchange for payment. It is a form of risk management primarily used to hedge against the risk of a contingent, uncertain loss. An insurer, or insurance carrier, is a company selling the insurance; the insured, or policyholder, is […]

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The Power of Trade
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The power of trade The World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting to be held early next month in Qatar will be successful. No matter what agreements are struck, the sheer fact that trade representatives will meet, and explore how their countries can mutually benefit from each other, will be a triumph. While this sentiment may have […]

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FSC lifts ban on day trading to boost trade volume
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The Financial Supervisory Commission on Sunday announced that from today, a ban on day trading on the Taiwanese market will be lifted, allowing both retail and institutional traders to buy and sell a given stock on the same day, in an effort to stimulate trading volumes. According to the FSC, members of the investing public […]

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Can We Save Social Security?
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Peter Diamond, professor of economics, emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in economics, answers the big question of how to fix Social Security. Can we save Social Security? Ultimate Guide to Retirement Getting started 401(k)s & company plans Investing Annuities IRAs Self-employment plans Pensions and benefit plans Social Security […]

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Retirement Planning
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Money and Investing What is money? Money is a convenient store of energy. You expend energy today at your job, and your employer pays you in money. If she paid you in wheat, you would have too much wheat, and no toilet paper. So she pays you in dollars (or yen). The farmer accepts a […]

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IRS Audits Drop to All-Time Low
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Good News for Taxpayers Brings Worries to Washington With the tax-filing deadline less than a week away, taxpayers tempted to cheat may get some satisfaction knowing they are less likely than ever to be audited by Uncle Sam. Audits by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) plunged to a low of one per 217 returns in […]

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