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Poll: Many Insured Struggle with Medical Bills

FINANCE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jennifer Agiesta | Tuesday Oct 14, 2014
They have health insurance, but still no peace of mind. Overall, 1 in 4 privately insured adults say they doubt they could pay for a major unexpected illness or injury.

How to Plan for Retirement

FINANCE | By Ric Reilly | Oct 12
After you follow the rules as best you can -- maximize savings, minimize spending and contribute to your retirement plan -- what then? When do you have enough to quit working and enjoy your "golden years?"

Consumer Borrowing up $13.5 Billion in August

FINANCE | By Martin Crutsinger | Oct 10
U.S. consumers increased their borrowing in August in the category that covers auto loans and student loans but cut back on their credit card borrowing.

FBI Wants Help Identifying ISIS Fighter

FINANCE | Oct 9
The FBI is asking the public for help in identifying Americans going to join or fighting with terrorist groups. David Martin reports.

New Research: Anti-Gay Laws Promote Poverty

FINANCE | By Sasha Razumikhin | Oct 8
The right to marry is but a small piece of LGBT equality, and new research is now illuminating just how rampant inequality is causing major hurdles to economic well-being for LGBT people.

Ways to Prepare for Possible Long-Term Care Costs

FINANCE | By Alex Veiga | Oct 3
Many of us hold on to an idyllic vision of our golden years, imagining we'll be in good health and living self-sufficiently in our own home.

Why the Bond Market is More Fragile Than You Think

FINANCE | By Bernard Condon | Oct 2
Main Street investors have poured a trillion dollars into bonds since the financial crisis, and helped send prices soaring. As fund managers and regulators fret about an inevitable sell-off, the bigger fear is there won't be anyone to buy.

New York Times Cutting 100 Jobs, NYT Opinion App

FINANCE | Oct 2
The New York Times Co. is launching another round of buyouts and layoffs, telling staff on Wednesday that it must cut 100 newsroom jobs to further reduce costs and focus resources on its digital operations.

Middle-Class Squeeze :: From Day Care to Health Care

FINANCE | By Christopher S. Rugaber | Sep 26
Legions of middle-class families are straining under the weight of accelerating costs for a range of essential services from day care to health care. And now a study by the Center for American Progress shows just how heavy the burden has grown.

Apple's Response to iPhone Glitches is Key

FINANCE | By Brandon Bailey | Sep 26
Apple's response to a high-profile gaffe involving its iPhone software may be more important than the glitch itself. The giant tech company scrambled to fix a software glitch that left some of its new iPhones unable to make calls.

Apple Bites Stock Market

FINANCE | By Matthew Craft | Sep 26
A stumble by Apple set off a rout in the stock market yesterday, its worst day in nearly two months. All 30 big companies in the Dow Jones industrial average and the 10 industries in the Standard & Poor's 500 index lost ground.