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Many College Grads Feel Their Grip on Middle Class Loosening
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Many College Grads Feel Their Grip on Middle Class Loosening

By Josh Boak and Emily Swanson |
A college degree has long been a ticket to the U.S. middle class. Yet college graduates aren't as likely as they once were to feel they belong to the middle class.

Dropped From Health Insurance Without Warning: Was it Legal?

Dropped From Health Insurance Without Warning: Was it Legal?

By Julie Appleby | Jun 10
Tens of thousands of Americans each year are dropped by their insurers over payment issues, sometimes with little or no prior warning from their insurers.

What Will Long-Term Health Care Cost You?

What Will Long-Term Health Care Cost You?

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Jun 4
Many people are frightened of long-term care costs — for good reason. Most people over 65 eventually will need help with daily living tasks, such as bathing, eating or dressing.

Young Homebuyers Scramble as Prices Rise Faster than Incomes

Young Homebuyers Scramble as Prices Rise Faster than Incomes

By Josh Boak and Larry Fenn | May 25
In the seven years since the housing crash ended, home values in more than three-quarters of U.S. metro areas have climbed faster than incomes, according to an Associated Press analysis of real estate industry data provided by CoreLogic.

Getting Real About Health Costs in Retirement

Getting Real About Health Costs in Retirement

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | May 21
You won't pay for health care in retirement with one lump sum. That's the way these expenses are often presented, though, and the amounts are terrifying.

California Eyes Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants

California Eyes Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants

By Adam Beam | May 21
California lawmakers are considering proposals that would make the state the first in the nation to offer government-funded health care to adult immigrants living in the country illegally. But the decision on who to cover may come down to cost.