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  • Rise in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health care
    Business
    Associated Press15 hours ago

    Rise in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health care

    Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. Subsidized coverage through "Obamacare" offers protection from life's unpredictable changes and freedom to pursue his vocation, he says. Brett Dorsch is also self-employed and buys his own health insurance.

  • Dozens fired after skipping work to participate in 'A Day Without Immigrants' protests
    Finance
    CNBC2 days ago

    Dozens fired after skipping work to participate in 'A Day Without Immigrants' protests

    As numerous restaurant employees were given leave on Thursday to march in "A Day Without Immigrants" protests, others returned to their posts Friday to discover that they were out of a job. Eighteen employees at Bradley Coatings, a company specializing in industrial coatings, were let go after not showing up for work, according to an NBC affiliate. The company noted in a statement that the employees were not terminated for attending the protests but for being absent.

  • 10 Reasons You Will Never Make $1 Million Dollars
    News
    Kiplinger20 hours ago

    10 Reasons You Will Never Make $1 Million Dollars

    It may sound like a simple strategy, but the fact that the vast majority of Americans fall short of millionaire status proves that it's easier said than done. Spending more than you earn can put you in a dangerous hole of debt.