S.Z. Berg

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Growing Your Retirement Income Literally -- by Farming

Growing Your Retirement Income Literally -- by Farming

The number of farmers over age 65 continues to rise as some Americans plant the seeds of retirement in agriculture.

The More Conscientious Your Spouse, The Higher Your Earnings

The More Conscientious Your Spouse, The Higher Your Earnings

Conscientious spouses boost earnings by $4,000 or more.

10 Essential Things You Need to Know About Social Security

10 Essential Things You Need to Know About Social Security

A new federal government report could fuel fears of insolvency, but experts are more concerned that Americans are able to make good decisions about their Social Security retirement.

10 Things You Need to Know About Social Security

10 Things You Need to Know About Social Security

A new federal government report could fuel fears of insolvency, but experts are more concerned that Americans are able to make good decisions about their Social Security retirement.

An Implantable Microdevice May Identify the Best Cancer Drugs for Each Patient

An Implantable Microdevice May Identify the Best Cancer Drugs for Each Patient

New technology tests cancer drugs in the body to predict their efficacy. This cuts patients' costs -- both in terms of their health sacrifices and their medication expenses.

Divorced Dads Give In-Kind Child Support to Feel More Connected to Their Kids

Divorced Dads Give In-Kind Child Support to Feel More Connected to Their Kids

In-kind child support -- providing necessary goods or services instead of forking over cash -- may keep dads closer to their kids and have tax benefits.

Cutting Medical Costs Could Rely on Continuity of Care

Cutting Medical Costs Could Rely on Continuity of Care

A study on Medicare patients found that nearly 15% had undergone a potentially overused procedure, increasing their cost and risk. Slow and steady wins the race.

Why You Are Throwing More Money Down the Drain Than You Think

Why You Are Throwing More Money Down the Drain Than You Think

Americans may need bigger freezers and smaller refrigerators.

Hospitals' Immunity from Price Ceilings have Ill Effects On Patients’ Finances

Hospitals' Immunity from Price Ceilings have Ill Effects On Patients’ Finances

Fifty hospitals are marking up their prices by more than 1,000%.

Moves To Protect Workers From Financial Loss But May Cost Some Thousands

Moves To Protect Workers From Financial Loss But May Cost Some Thousands

In an effort to protect employees against discrimination based on disability, the EEOC published its proposed rule on the application of the ADA to employer wellness programs.