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Just because someone with money wants a result doesn't mean it can happen.
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A new study finds that compared to costs that Medicare allows, some hospitals have markups of up to 1,260 percent
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My father recently had a bad car crash. Now, I'm as cynical as they come, but when I saw these hospital and rehab bills, I was floored. I mean, why not just charge BILLIONS? Because that's what 20K 30K 40K -- after Medicare -- is for normal folks. It's simply a joke.
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Higher education has long been touted as a path to financial independence, but many could do better following other routes
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The concentration of wealth and income among top earners is damaging the world's biggest economies, report finds
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In millennia of starvation for the world's poorest, there have often been calls for an end to this most unfair of income inequality's scourges. Whether that starvation is a lack of enough calories or of the nutritional balance necessary to maintain health, we see periodic calls to solve the problem. One [...]
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Apple usually manages its image, but in this case the wife and daughter of a successful businessman claim that store employees assaulted and illegally detained them.
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Whether the person is a prince or pauper, you can have a good conversation
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VideoThere's nothing wrong with being frugal. There's nothing wrong with cutting wasteful spending and focusing a company on greater economy. But the days for prudence seem to be a thing of the past -- a relic of times when banks avoided dangerous risk and CEO pay wasn't in the hundreds [...]
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Writer, Photographer, and (at least in my mind) Artist
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I'm an author, journalist, occasional playwright, and photographer covering business/technology.
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I'm a journalist and book author, currently blogging on CBS MoneyWatch, Inc.com, AOL Jobs, and others as well as writing for a number of magazines and web sites. I also do select corporate assignments in analysis, strategic planning, and writing.
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