In his continuing series of reports on Making Sense of the economy, Paul Solman looks at the challenges older workers face trying to secure a job, let alone retirement, amid the downturn. Continue reading
At the end of an especially eventful August recess, Jeffrey Brown speaks with reporters and analysts from around the nation about how the economy and health care debates are shaping up. Continue reading
As the health care reform debates continues, some seniors are concerned over potential changes to Medicare payments.
The use of electronic voting machines in the California primary last week served as a test case for the rest of the country. Many states have switched to the touch-screen machines after the problems with voting systems in the disputed 2000 presidential election. Continue reading
The Bush administration made one last push Monday to persuade seniors to sign up for Medicare’s drug benefit before a financial penalty kicks in. Two experts discuss the deadline and what it means for seniors and others struggling to pay for drugs. Continue reading