Fear, sticker shock over health insurance greet laid-off workers

NEW YORK (Reuters) – If you were laid off in April, the health insurance from your job may stop at the end of the month. Then what? FILE PHOTO:... Read more »

Column: Dropping Medicare age to 60? No more than a start in the right direction

CHICAGO (Reuters) – In what now seems like a galaxy far, far away, Republican lawmakers routinely talked up the idea of raising the Medicare eligibility age from 65 to... Read more »

Buffett’s Geico offers $2.5 billion credits as coronavirus cuts driving

(Reuters) – Geico Corp, part of billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said on Tuesday it will offer about $2.5 billion of credits to its 19 million auto and... Read more »

Your money: How to adjust your autopay spending during the coronavirus pandemic

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Coronavirus lockdowns might have caught a lot of people by surprise last month, but with April’s new billing cycle, it is time for cash-strapped Americans... Read more »

SXSW to pay cancellation costs as insurance excludes virus cover

(Reuters) – The South by Southwest music, technology and film festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas will foot costs related to the event getting canceled, as disease outbreak was excluded... Read more »

T. Rowe Price to place a bigger bet on stocks in retirement funds

BOSTON (Reuters) – T. Rowe Price Group Inc said on Thursday it would ratchet up the risk in its target-date retirement portfolios, boosting stock allocations to as much as... Read more »

Sanders faces front-runner scrutiny as U.S. Democratic presidential race intensifies

DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) – Bernie Sanders got a taste of life as a front-runner in the spotlight at the Democratic presidential debate in Iowa, facing new scrutiny for... Read more »

Warren would end ‘subminimum’ wage in plan to aid disabled U.S. workers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren said on Thursday that raising the minimum hourly wage to $15 and ending a program that allow employers to pay disabled... Read more »

U.S. appeals court upholds risk payments to health insurers

(Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court upheld the validity of a federal program governing the payment of billions of dollars to insurers under the Affordable Care Act, reversing a... Read more »

California to toughen group discounts regulations in auto insurance

FILE PHOTO: Commuters navigate early morning traffic as they drive towards downtown in Los Angeles, California, U.S., July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – The California Department of Insurance... Read more »