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Avoid these 4 traps when claiming Social Security Millions of Americans plan to apply for Social Security or disability benefits, but there are a few things that could go wrong when applying.
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It's Not Just Hospitals That Are Quick To Sue Patients Who Can't Pay The firm that staffed the emergency room with doctors at Nashville General Hospital was taking more patients to court for unpaid medical bills than any other hospital or practice in the city. NPR - Published 4 hours ago
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Retailer will lend clothes to any woman running for U.S. office Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lauded the company's move on Instagram. CBS News - Published 11 hours ago
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REI is having a massive sale on ski, snowboard, and winter gear right now Now's the time to stock up on all the ski, snowboard, and winter gear you still need for the rest of the season thanks to this huge REI sale, which won't be here forever.
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Health, Economy Boost Trump, Will Sink Democrats The chief issue in this election will be confidence in the ability to serve, work, and lead. Trump has won over the people in the last 3 years. Newsmax - Published 17 hours ago Foreign Holdings of US Treasuries Grow for a Third Year The pile of U.S. Treasuries held outside the country grew in 2019 to nearly $6.7 trillion from $6.3 trillion at the end of the previous year, as the government's borrowing picked up to fresh record.. Newsmax - Published 18 hours ago
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Nordstrom Rack is having a massive designer swimwear sale on best-selling suits It may be the middle of winter, but you can score some amazing deals on swimwear from brands like Miraclesuit, L space, and La Blanca at Nordstrom Rack.
USATODAY.com - Published 19 hours ago Berkshire Wades Into ETF Market With Two Newly Disclosed Bets Legendary investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. just gave its blessing to the $4.6 trillion exchange-traded fund market -- at least in one of its pension plans. Newsmax - Published 19 hours ago
Millions of indebted Britons at risk of exploitation Watchdog warns on unscrupulous lenders who take advantage of borrowers FT.com - Published 19 hours ago Trump Grants Clemency to Financier Michael Milken President Donald Trump has granted clemency to former junk bond king Michael Milken, who pleaded guilty to violating U.S. securities laws. Newsmax - Published 20 hours ago
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Glencore: old king coal The black stuff is leaving a grubby mark at Swiss-based group FT.com - Published 21 hours ago How U.S. stock market is reacting to coronavirus The spread of the new virus is starting to impact the U.S. stock market even though most cases are in China. CBS News - Published 21 hours ago
Hidden Dangers Could Sting Investors at Any Time As they say in Japan: “The one who knows nothing, fears nothing.” Newsmax - Published 21 hours ago Bridgewater, Dalio Donate $10 Million For China Virus Fight Billionaire Ray Dalio's family charity and his hedge fund Bridgewater Associates LP are donating $10 million to help support China's coronavirus relief efforts. Newsmax - Published 21 hours ago
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