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Hospitals must list prices online — now all you have to do is find them
Costs still vary for same procedure across hospitals, and it gets more confusing from there.
Your workplace is making you fat
This is the one place that will destroy your diet, a new study finds.
The 10 tax law changes that will most affect your 2018 personal return
After the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, it’s a whole new ballgame.
1,500 private jets expected at Davos, where attendees are discussing ‘safeguarding our planet’ from climate change
Owning a private jet might become too expensive, even for the ultra-wealthy.
Jeannie Mai, co-host of ‘The Real,’ on how she started out with just $271
Mai opens up about how she stretched her money in Hollywood, and the art of the side hustle
Rethinking your investment strategy? Here are some tactics to consider
Set goals and protect against losses, especially if you need to tap stock investments before retirement.
One in 5 taxpayers risk a penalty from the IRS for withholding too little in taxes for 2018 — here’s how you avoid it
IRS is more generous with waivers this year, but you still might get hit.
Good news: Getting enough sleep could be more important for losing weight than skipping late-night snacks
More attention should be paid to healthy portions rather than maintaining a two-hour window between eating and sleeping, new research suggests.
More Americans are feeling pessimistic about the economy
On the upside, people seem confident in job availability, a new Gallup survey finds.
My daughter bought a home for me, but now she needs cash and refuses my help
This mother says she would like to sell stocks to help her daughter upgrade to a larger home.
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Government shutdown likely to end in next two weeks, analysts says
There is a greater than 50% chance that “by the end of the month, early days of February that you’re at a point where there’s a deal,” says a Height Capital Markets analyst.
Ocasio-Cortez: It’s ‘immoral’ for a system to allow billionaires amid such poverty
The freshly-elected congresswoman had a lot to say about inequality in a long interview with journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Government shutdown exposes a harsh truth: Most Americans are unprepared for the next recession
Almost 60% of Americans have less than $1,000 in savings.
These 3 leading economic indicators show no recession is coming
Watch the Federal Reserve’s Senior Loan Officers’ Survey as well as the yield curve and jobless claims.
Here’s President Trump’s stock-market scorecard after 2 years in office
President Donald Trump has often taken credit for how well stocks are doing, inadvertently turning equities into a proxy report card for his presidency. But as Trump begins his third year in office, the stock market is sending mixed signals on some of his signature policies, including a protracted trade war with China.
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