Personal Finance

If you’re thinking about having basic Medicare without any supplemental coverage, experts have a message for you: Don’t. With deductibles, copays, coinsurance and — this is a biggie — no out-of-pocket maximum, the program has a variety of costs that make having no backup insurance a huge financial risk. “All it takes is one big
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People think thank-you notes are about as relevant as mix tapes, and you definitely shouldn’t send one after an interview. Or you definitely should. Chloe Gershonson, 25, got her first job after graduating because she sent a thank-you note — on paper, handwritten — after her initial interview, conducted remotely, with her prospective employer. “They
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The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday adopted a new regulation that calls for brokers to act in the best interest of their clients when making investment recommendations. In a 3-to-1 vote, commissioners approved the Regulation Best Interest, along with other regulatory actions intended to enhance disclosures and clarify certain advisors’ existing responsibility to put
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WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. John Larson (D-Conn.) speaks during an event to introduce legislation called the Social Security 2100 Act. which would increase increase benefits and strengthen the fund, during a news conference on Capitol Hill January 30, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Mark Wilson | Getty Images News | Getty
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As the nation’s heartland endures heavy rainfall, catastrophic flooding and deadly tornadoes, homeowners elsewhere shouldn’t assume they are out of harm’s way. Now is the time to evaluate any risk for potential summer storm damage. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30. And although the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts
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MangoStar_Studio | iStock | Getty Images The hottest workplace benefit for the newly-graduated set isn’t 401(k) matches or even student debt repayment. It’s health insurance. More than half of the people participating in a survey conducted by the American Institute of CPAs said medical coverage was a “top three workplace benefit.” The accounting association polled
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