May 10, 2013 New data released by the federal government reveals that costs for identical medical procedures can vary widely from hospital-to-hospital. So to get the best deal, you might have to do some comparison shopping.
Mar 20, 2013 Workers covered by CVS pharmacy’s health plan will have to report their weight and other wellness information or pay a monthly fee. The new policy shows how companies, in addition to offering incentives for workers to become healthier, are adding penalties for those who don’t shape up. It's all about lowering healthcare costs.
Nov 30, 2012 Mothers who have cut back on work to spend time raising children find themselves with few affordable options when they look for child care that fits their schedule. A new business in Austin, Texas, is trying to fill the void.
Oct 19, 2012 The very wealthy have access to lots of things most of us don't -- that's just the way it goes. But what about when it's a matter or life or death?
Oct 10, 2012 With childcare costs on the rise, it may be more affordable for some parents to stay home with the kids. But there are hidden costs.
Jul 6, 2012 There's been talk of a nurse shortage for years, but why are many nursing grads still struggling to find a job?
Jun 27, 2012 A big chunk of "consumer spending" is really money we spend on health care.
Mar 13, 2012 Americans share little confidence in their ability to afford a comfortable retirement. The 22nd Retirement Confidence Survey by the Employee Benefits Research Institute is stagnant at historically low levels.
Mar 2, 2012 Kids are expensive! Author Carmen Wong Ulrich discusses the serious financial decisions to-be parents should be thinking about.