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The S&P 500 drops for a fifth day, its worst stretch since February.

U.S. stocks fell for a fifth straight day on Friday, with the S&P 500 ending the week down 1.7 percent in its longest losing streak since February.For the day, the […]




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Delta’s Extra $200 Insurance Fee Shows Vaccine Dilemma for Employers

At Delta, the surcharge is one of several new requirements for unvaccinated workers. Starting immediately, those employees will have to wear masks indoors. In about two weeks, they will be […]




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How to Cope With the End of Unemployment Insurance and Other Covid Safety Nets

Usually, these plans can offer only a limited grace period to use money that you didn’t spend during the regular 12-month period. If you don’t use the money, you forfeit […]




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The Coronavirus Pandemic Safety Net Is Coming Apart. Now What?

Distressed homeowners with loans owned by private banks or investors should contact their mortgage servicer to see what options they’re offering — some of them have followed a framework similar […]




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What You Need to Know About Campus Health Insurance

“It comes down to cost,” she said.(Healthcare.gov, the federal health insurance marketplace, offers guidance for college students seeking A.C.A. coverage. Because of the pandemic, a special enrollment period for 2021 […]




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Why The New Yorker’s Stars Didn’t Join Its Union

Neither effort has gained traction.Many of the writers, it seemed, valued their independent contractor status. Some, led by Tad Friend and Jia Tolentino, used the threat of a union — […]




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On Medicare and Need Dental Work? Beware a Big Bill.

Two-thirds of all people on Medicare don’t have dental coverage, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Among Medicare beneficiaries who used dental services, average out-of-pocket spending on dental care was […]