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Social Security beneficiaries face further squeezes, including on Medicare benefits. But retirees often are their own worst enemy when it comes to understanding how to maximize entitled benefits, experts say.
The new health care landscape is fueling consolidation for hospitals, physicians groups -- and now insurers. So who are the winners and losers?
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A program in India to increase financial inclusion made rapid progress in opening bank accounts for underserved populations -- but it has also raised numerous questions about what still needs[…]
Puerto Rico faces perhaps the most significant financial hurdles of anywhere in the United States. Can the island turn its economy around?
A new book by Wharton's Richard Marston dispels some common beliefs about what Americans need to save for retirement.
In a new research paper, Wharton professor Olivia S. Mitchell analyzes the loans people take from their 401(k) pension plans, why they take these loans and what happens when these[…]
Two Wharton experts explain how the unique aspects of health care reform and flood insurance make it hard for consumers – and some insurers themselves – to understand the industry.
Technical glitches are less of a concern than educating consumers about the advantages of buying health insurance through an online exchange, according to Wharton experts.
In the wake of major natural disasters in Japan and the U.S., some are questioning: Given the frequency of such devastating events, as well as the likelihood of a sea-level[…]