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No Medical Insurance, No Health Care: The Roundup

More thoughts on health insurance and health care reform. Health care costs are sky high in America, so it seems to me that having good health becomes a much more valuable matter here than anywhere else. This fact rings very true every time I come across a story about how someone goes bankrupt because of …

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Unemployment Benefits Set To Expire Soon. What Next?

For many of the unemployed (actually, around 1 million people), there’s the worry that when January 2010 rolls along, they will be losing their unemployment benefits. This is because extended unemployment benefits are scheduled to expire by the end of the year unless the government does something about it. What to do then? A while …

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Executive Pay Cuts at Troubled Companies: Paying Back The Taxpayer

Bye bye financial bailouts? Cartoon frm MattFlies Executive Pay Cuts at Troubled Companies Are A-Comin’ Yeah that’s it. This is the kind of news I want to hear: finally, we’re getting the pay cuts that we all wanted for them and what they justly deserve. I’m talking about how the Obama administration is taking steps …

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Big Business Lowers Consumer Prices Due To Recession

Dealing with a bad economy. Image from San Francisco Sentinel From gas to milk to toilet paper, the cost of everything we need seems to have soared in the past three years. As the economy continues to waiver, more people are struggling to make ends meet. And when basic necessities become luxuries, major manufacturers start …

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Cut Postage Costs With Email: Will This Close The Post Office?

Another money saving idea: cut postage costs and use email more often! But what are the consequences? The cost of doing business is increasing just like the everyday cost of living. So as a way to cut down on these costs, more and more people are using email and social networks to communicate. If you’ve …

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