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Arizona has just launched a partnership with the nonprofit RIP Medical Debt to acquire as much as $2 billion in medical debt— and forgive all of it. The program, announced on Monday by Gov. … more
Gold has been a desirable commodity for thousands of years, dating back to ancient civilization. In Rome, Julius Caesar gifted 200 gold coins to each of his soldiers to celebrate their victory … more
While inflation has fallen from 2022 peaks, high prices are still eating into household budgets. Many Americans are paying keen attention to their finances and finding ways to reduce spending. … more
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Nearly 5,500 people died as a result of workplace injuries in the United States in 2022 — meaning someone died on the job every 96 minutes, according to data from the Bureau of Labor … more
There's just something about Jennifer Aniston. And Keanu Reeves. And Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. found that besides creating fan frenzies and ruling the court of pop culture opinions, they … more
The pace at which homes sell in the U.S. tends to ebb and flow over the calendar year, with homes selling fastest in the summer and slowest in the winter. But high home prices and mortgage interest … more
If you've shopped at Walmart, Target, Costco, Whole Foods or many other large grocery chains recently, there's a chance you purchased food produced by prison labor , according to a years-long … more
Since the first cellphone call was placed from a New York City sidewalk in 1973, the mobile phone has revolutionized everything from our ability to simply communicate on the go to having an entire … more
Credit cards are an integral part of the 21st-century economy. There are well over half a billion credit card accounts, according to Experian data. Through these accounts, U.S. consumers drive more … more
When Andrew Phillips took a job as a corrections officer at Georgia's Smith State Prison in 2021, he was desperate for work. Shortly after he started, he noticed a problem. The prison housed about … more
If you take melatonin when you are struggling to get to sleep, vitamin D to help maintain healthy bones, or fish oil to help prevent heart disease, you are among over half of U.S. adults over the age … more
Education programs at colleges across the country are in trouble. Oklahoma City University, a liberal arts college with more than 1,300 undergraduate students, has no early childhood and … more
Conducting a background check on yourself isn't always necessary if you're concerned about identity theft, but there are situations when it can be a good idea. Identity theft has been rampant … more
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