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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:35:00 -0500In his decision, Judge John Bates said he believed health insurance giant Aetna had tried to leverage its original support for Obamacare to get federal approval for its acquisition of rival Humana.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:07:00 -0500A survey by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finds that more than 1 in 4 Americans contacted by collectors feel threatened. The bureau is revamping rules for the industry.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday is releasing a new report about abuses in the debt collection industry. This comes as the CFPB is crafting new rules to crack down on those practices.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:00:00 -0500This year could see a wave of state tax hikes on gasoline and diesel. Oklahoma is one of about a dozen states seriously considering increases.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:39:00 -0500Author Lisa Servon says a growing number of Americans are giving up on traditional banks and relying instead on alternatives, including prepaid debit cards, check-cashing centers and payday lenders.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 10:19:00 -0500Health insurance subsidies are pegged to personal income estimates. But if those are too low, a person may have to repay the government later on.
Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:41:00 -0500Ailsa Chang talks with restaurateur Danny Meyers about how a no-tipping policy at Union Square Hospitality Group's restaurants, which include Gramercy Tavern and The Modern, has fared a year in.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 04:52:00 -0500It has taken years since the Great Recession, but wages are showing signs of climbing — though not very quickly. Economists say there are reasons to believe wage growth could continue into 2017.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 05:00:00 -0500One in five people getting health care through the Affordable Care Act no longer have a choice of insurers. But those markets don't have significantly higher prices than areas with competition.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 10:53:00 -0500Consumers who want to sign up for health coverage on the federal marketplace after the usual deadline passes may need to do extra work to show they qualify for special enrollment later.
Sun, 18 Dec 2016 06:51:00 -0500Infertility is often a private struggle. But some couples are going public — via crowdfunding sites — to help subsidize in vitro fertilization treatments that can cost as much as $20,000 each time.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:39:00 -0500"It's basically a coin flip as to whether you'll do better than your parents," a Stanford economist says.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:43:00 -0500A fund guaranteeing health coverage and pensions to retired mine workers is about to run dry. Congress has been reluctant to pick up the tab. Democrats from coal country say it's time to act.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:24:00 -0500The chief executive of CKE Holdings, the parent company of Hardee's and Carl's Jr., is an outspoken critic of raising the minimum wage and increasing overtime and workplace safety regulations.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:25:00 -0500Here are the accounts from several former employees and students about what happened behind closed doors at ITT Tech to lure students into expensive loans that rarely paid off.