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A Recovery in Need of a Recovery: Why the Middle Class Isn’t Buying Talk About Economic Good Times

published 1 day ago
A research firm says the income of middle-class American families is lower now, when adjusted for inflation, than when the recovery began five years ago.

The New Health Care: Why More, Not Fewer, People Might Start Getting Health Insurance Through Work

published 1 day ago
The New Health Care: Why More, Not Fewer, People Might Start Getting Health Insurance Through Work
A look at what has happened in Massachusetts and more recently at Walmart is instructive.

Your Money Adviser: Using Health Savings Accounts to Invest for Retirement

published 2 days ago
If you can start early and pay medical expenses in other ways, the accounts’ tax advantages could help provide a good fund for old-age health costs.

Sketch Guy: Go Ahead, Spice Up Your Investing Life

published Mon, Aug 18 2014 12:43 GMT
Sketch Guy: Go Ahead, Spice Up Your Investing Life
When the thrill is gone, ways to regain the excitement of outsize risk.

In the Sharing Economy, Workers Find Both Freedom and Uncertainty

published Sat, Aug 16 2014 11:26 GMT
In the Sharing Economy, Workers Find Both Freedom and Uncertainty
Workers are their own bosses in the sharing economy, but that flexibility also brings much uncertainty — and few of the protections of full-time work.