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    1. 4 Money Moves to Make Before Baby Arrives | Personal-finance

      4 Money Moves to Make Before Baby Arrives | Personal-finance

      The arrival of a new baby is all-consuming. In the early weeks, your waking hours are a cycle of feedings, diaper changes and Googling “Is it normal for a baby to (fill in the blank).”

      Mustering the energy — and attention span — for otherwise routine tasks like showering and paying bills can feel like a tall order. You’ll be lucky to remember what day it is, much less when your next credit card payment is due.

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    2. What to Expect From Social Security in 2022 | Personal-finance

      What to Expect From Social Security in 2022 | Personal-finance

      Over 50 million Americans currently rely on Social Security for at least a portion of their retirement income. When you also consider that around 180 million have paid into the system overall, it's clear that Social Security serves as the foundation of many Americans' retirement plans. Despite the key role that it plays, Social Security's future is anything but certain.

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    3. Social Security Falling Short? 3 Ways to Shrink Your Retirement Costs | Personal-finance

      Social Security Falling Short? 3 Ways to Shrink Your Retirement Costs | Personal-finance

      There's a reason workers are warned to save diligently for retirement. Social Security often fails to cover seniors' living expenses in full. And those who retire on those benefits alone often struggle financially. The average monthly Social Security benefit in 2022 comes to $1,657. Combined with withdrawals from a retirement plan , that's not necessarily terrible. But on its own, it amounts to just under $20,000 a year.

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    4. 5 Proven Ways to Double Your Money | Personal-finance

      5 Proven Ways to Double Your Money | Personal-finance

      Taking $100 and turning it into $200 with any level of consistency is a recipe for wealth. If you want to double your money, you don't have to get lucky in Vegas or win the lottery. There are better, more consistent and proven ways to boost your bank account by 100%. Here are five ways to double your money. Image source: Getty Images. If your employer offers a match for your 401(k) contributions, this can be the easiest and most guaranteed way to double your money.

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    5. Does Medicare Cover Addiction Treatment? | Personal-finance

      Does Medicare Cover Addiction Treatment? | Personal-finance

      Medicare does provide coverage for treatment of substance use disorders. But there are a wide variety of approaches, and Medicare pays for only the therapeutic services it considers reasonable and necessary. So it’s important to confirm with care providers, programs and pharmacies that Medicare reimburses them for their services. Nearly 1 million Americans 65 and older were reported as living with a substance use disorder in 2018, according to federal data.

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    6. 5 ways to help small businesses recover from the pandemic

      5 ways to help small businesses recover from the pandemic

      How proposed changes to Medicare could impact you. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, communities around the U.S. rallied to help small businesses by launching “shop local” initiatives, purchasing gift cards and starting fundraising campaigns. Now that states have begun to roll back social distancing restrictions and vaccination rates continue to climb, small businesses still need continued support .

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    7. Making Health Insurance Cheaper For Millions Of Americans: President Biden’s Affordable Care Act Reforms | Personal-finance

      Making Health Insurance Cheaper For Millions Of Americans: President Biden’s Affordable Care Act Reforms | Personal-finance

      Millions of Americans will temporarily have access to health insurance coverage at a lower cost due to the first wide-ranging expansion of the Affordable Care Act. The subsidies for health insurance are part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), a $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package that was signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11. New, lower insurance costs begin on April 1.

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    8. 10 Simple Tips For Funding A 529 Plan

      10 Simple Tips For Funding A 529 Plan

      Saving for your child’s future can impact yours if you’re not careful. Before you start putting money away for your child’s college savings in a 529 plan or another type of account, look for easy ways to fund it without dramatically impacting your life. These can be small decisions—like directing credit card rewards toward college savings—or something bigger.

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    9. Are Medical Expenses Tax Deductible? | Personal-finance

      Are Medical Expenses Tax Deductible? | Personal-finance

      Medical care is expensive in the United States, even with insurance coverage. If you have to pay a lot of money for healthcare services, you may be wondering if medical expenses are tax deductible. Unfortunately, the answer is, it depends . In some cases, you can claim a deduction for your medical expenses, but in others, you aren't able to. Here's what you need to know to figure out when you can save on your taxes after paying for care. Image source: Getty Images.

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    10. 5 Healthcare Expenses Medicare Just Won't Cover | Personal-finance

      5 Healthcare Expenses Medicare Just Won't Cover | Personal-finance

      Medicare provides insurance for retirees. But while it can help shield you from some of the costs of medical services in your later years, it definitely won't pay for all of the healthcare you're likely to need throughout your retirement. And if you're counting on it to do so, you're going to be in a lot of financial trouble. You don't want that to happen, so you need to be prepared for the realities of Medicare coverage limitations and plan accordingly.

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    11. ‘We’ll get you through this’: Primary care practices add mental health specialists

      ‘We’ll get you through this’: Primary care practices add mental health specialists

      John Robins built a successful work life and retirement outside Chicago during the last four decades, but circumstances got the better of him in recent years. His wife, MaryJo, died in late 2016, after a 3½-year battle with brain cancer. He needed surgery to shrink an enlarged prostate. His lower back gave out last year, after Robins and his children decided it was best for him to move back to his native Western New York.

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    12. The many benefits of aspirin

      The many benefits of aspirin

      For a drug that has been around for more than 100 years and only costs pennies per dose, aspirin still makes a lot of news. Nearly every other week there is another headline about the health benefits of aspirin.

      Danish researchers recently reported that people who take aspirin, ibuprofen or other NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are less likely to develop skin cancer (Cancer online, May 29, 2012). These medications prevented both squamous cell carcinoma and the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma.

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