Personal finance

In this May 6, 2012, photo, a woman enters a Wells Fargo bank in New York. Cx Matiash The Great Recession has officially been over for a decade. For many Americans, there’s little reason to celebrate. Many people’s finances haven’t recovered from the recession’s blows, according to a new survey by personal finance website Bankrate.com.
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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren gestures as she speaks during a campaign stop at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia on May 16, 2019. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren isn’t waiting for the election to push forward her proposal to erase the majority of the country’s outstanding student
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Kelvin Murray | Getty Images Older workers could soon find it easier to prove they’ve run into age discrimination on the job. The House Education and Labor Committee voted on Tuesday to approve the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA), introduced by Sens. Chuck Grassley, a Republican from Iowa; and Bob Casey, a Democrat
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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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Chegg has a new plan to help its employees deal with their student loans. And its CEO wants other companies to follow Chegg’s lead. The student-connected learning platform announced a new program Thursday that will give its entry- through manager-level workers up to $5,000 a year, if they have been with the company at least
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