In an effort to curb soaring inflation in Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro shaved five zeros off the value of the bolivar. Is it enough? We asked several analysts to explain.
By Larisa Epatko
A hundred thousand Americans are on a waiting list for a kidney from a deceased donor. But another option is the paired-organ exchange, which allows living kidney donors who are not a match with their intended recipient to network with…
By Paul Solman
The FBI is warning of an impending cyber scheme that could steal millions of dollars from ATMs around the world.
By Gretchen Frazee
In too many cases, it’s clear that people didn’t seek help from their employer plans or even think to ask how they worked with Medicare.
By Philip Moeller
America's home care shortage is critical, and growing. The industry's shortage seems to be driven by low wages, few benefits and a lack of respect for workers, 90 percent of whom are women. Would giving them more responsibilities and more…
Half of the states in the U.S. experienced a decline in real median household income between 2000 and 2016.
Even as current support programs fall short of meeting retiree needs, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid spending for older Americans is projected to take an ever-larger bite of total federal spending.
By Gretchen Frazee
Ontario is canceling its basic income pilot program two years earlier than planned as part of larger changes to the province’s social assistance programs.
By Michael Boulter, Paul Solman
After making a career out of stunts like refrigerator-skiing -- drawing millions of eyeballs from the coveted under-35 demographic -- Shaun McBride has learned how to adapt to new platforms and invest in evolving business models.
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