As Americans endure an unprecedented economic situation, they are confronting new challenges and worries about many aspects of their lives. In this week’s Ask Us, we focus on concerns about jobs and money. Michelle Singletary, The Washington Post’s finance columnist,…
With health systems stressed, some states are asking for all hands on deck.
By Chris Farrell, Next Avenue
Many Americans plan to save for retirement in their 50s. But what happens if you're laid off at that age instead? According to researchers, the situation is common, and older workers have a harder time finding a new job --…
By Paul Solman, Diane Lincoln Estes
People often don’t think about the implications of how filing early for Social Security might affect their future entitlements to other Social Security benefits.
By Philip Moeller
In our news wrap Monday, the House will vote this week to formalize the impeachment inquiry and procedures for open hearings, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced in a letter to fellow Democrats. Also, in Chicago, President Trump called the city’s violence…
Last week, several students from Big Sky High School in Missoula, Montana, wrote to the NewsHour to sing the praises of their beloved teacher Mark Moe, who announced he would be retiring. Moe shares the news summary with his classes…
NFL quarterback Andrew Luck has announced his resignation at age 29. Plagued by injuries, the Indianapolis Colts player called it quits just two weeks before the new season begins. Sportswriter John Feinstein, author of the book “Quarterback,” which profiled Luck…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans.
By Madeline Will, Education Week
In several states, retired teachers and other state workers haven’t gotten a cost-of-living adjustment to their pension checks in years. And with the cost of health care continuing to rise, retirees say they’re reaching a breaking point.
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