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Smart Tax Moves to Consider Before New Year's Eve

Jason Alderman | Posted 12.11.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

The flurry of activity during the last weeks of December can make it difficult to pay attention to finances. If you want to save on your tax bill come April, now's the time to make some critical moves.

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Tax Deductions

Mark Steber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

October is a time we give additional visibility to the disease and those affected by it. But, what does any of this have to do with taxes? This is, after all my tax blog. So, let me tell you.

Study: Wiser Prescription Drug Use Could Cut Health Costs By Billions

AP | LINDA A. JOHNSON | Posted 08.19.2013 | Business

TRENTON, N.J. -- If doctors and patients used prescription drugs more wisely, they could save the U.S. health care system at least $213 billion a year...

SHOCK: The Cost Of Dying

San Jose Mercury News | Lisa M. Krieger | Posted 02.08.2013 | San Francisco

How you die -- and what it costs -- depends largely on where you get care. That's the revelation of a major national database widely regarded as the b...

WATCH: I Can't Afford To Get Sick

Posted 09.01.2012 | Healthy Living

For many Americans, medical treatment remains too expensive. And often, for those living in poverty, missing work for that treatment isn't an option e...

WATCH: Company Helps Patients Save On Medical Expenses

Posted 08.06.2012 | Fifty

Medical bills can be overwhelming -- especially when you don't even know if they're accurate. In 2011, the American Medical Association reported that ...

Americans Charging Medical Expenses On Credit Cards

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 05.23.2012 | Money

Are you carrying debt because of doctor's bills or medicine costs? If so, you're not alone. Many low-and middle-income Americans are paying for med...

One Man's Solution To Paying Off His Medical Bills: A $1,000 Cup Of 'Cool Aid'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.22.2012 | Business

For the low-price of $1,000, one man is offering customers a chance to drink to good health -- his own, that is. Tobin Northrup, 43, of Lakewood, O...

Walmart To Pay Medical Costs Of Any Shoppers Injured By Syringes Found In Clothing

AP | Posted 01.31.2012 | Business

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — A Wal-Mart Stores Inc. spokeswoman says the retailer will pay for any valid medical expenses for customers harmed as a resul...

Just Say "No" to Adult Children Wanting Money

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

You are not doing your children any favors by not allowing them to grow up. I'm OK with parents helping children through college (in four years, not forty), but after that they are on their own.