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32% of American workers have medical debt—and over half have defaulted on it

Almost a third of working Americans currently have some kind of outstanding medical debt, with about 28% owing $10,000 or more on their bills, according to a new survey from Salary Finance......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 14th, 2020

Your love of the 4-day workweek would exclude half the American workforce

REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov While shorter workdays or workweeks might boost productivity and work-life balance for some, low-wage hourly workers, as well as nurses and teachers, would not immediately benefit from these changes, experts tell .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 7th, 2019

American workers say jobs should do more to help them cope with mental health issues like depression and stress

Hero Images / Getty Images Half of US workers don't have mental health insurance, according to a new survey from the HR company Paychex. Paychex surveyed active employees and .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 10th, 2019

Bernie Sanders pushes new tax targeting large companies where CEOs earn far more than workers

The Democratic presidential candidate says the money raised from the tax would fund the elimination of Americans' medical debt......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 1st, 2019

Trump"s 50-year bond dream saves little for American taxpayers

Donald Trump’s big idea to refinance America’s burgeoning debt by selling ultra-long-term bonds, locking in historically low interest rates for a half-century or more, has never been all that popular on Wall Street......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 13th, 2019

The costly retirement planning mistake most American workers are making right now

For Americans planning their retirement, more than half are making a poor assumption – that they will be able to still work during their golden years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 3rd, 2019

11 Medical Conditions Aspirin Can Treat

More than half of all Americans between the ages of 45 and 75 use aspirin, according to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. The drug’s popularity is attributable to its........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 3rd, 2019

Capitol Report: Cresting wage gains ebb in March, but the tide isn’t turning against American workers

Two steps forward, a half step back — that’s probably the best way to view the slowdown in wage growth in March for American workers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 5th, 2019

Doctors" Bills Play Role In Majority Of Personal Bankruptcies 

Outstanding medical debt has become a common theme among personal bankruptcies in America, according to a March survey in the American.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 17th, 2019

Study: Almost half of diabetics skip medical care due to costs

Soaring insulin prices are prompting the American Medical Association to call for federal intervention.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 18th, 2018

Worldwide gun deaths hit 250,000 a year, and the US is among 6 countries that account for half of the fatalities

Brennan Linsely/AP A study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that about 250,000 gun deaths occur around the world each year.  The US was.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 28th, 2018

Half of All Firearms-Related Deaths Occur in 6 Countries

Results of a new study of firearm-related deaths were published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Just six countries accounted for half the total in 2016 with Brazil and the........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 29th, 2018

States Where People Are Too Sick to Work

Each year, American workers miss more than half a billion days due to illness and injury. While taking a sick day can sometimes not be avoided, a number of studies have shown that certain health........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 29th, 2018

Why Jacksonville"s small businesses are betting on today

According to the Small Business Economic Impact Study from American Express, two-thirds of every dollar spent at a small business stays in the local community. And more than half of Florida's accommodation and food service workers are employed by s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 24th, 2018

Here"s the average American"s credit card debt -- and how much it costs them

Credit card debt can be very costly, and the average consumer owes thousands of dollars......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral4 hr. 17 min. ago

It"s clear the US economy is giving average American workers the short end of the stick

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images If y.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 22nd, 2020

Work authorization for farmworkers will save farms like mine: Fourth-generation Michigan farmer

For American farms to survive in the next decade, we need a better plan for workers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 20th, 2020

Bitcoin, Ethereum & Litecoin - American Wrap: 2/18/2020

Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD rockets back above the big $10,000 mark Bitcoin price is trading in positive territory, up 3.40% in the second half of the session.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 18th, 2020

U.S. firms in China report staff shortages, say coronavirus hitting global operations: AmCham

Nearly half of the U.S. companies in China say their global operations are already seeing an impact from business shutdowns due to the coronavirus epidemic, according to a poll by Shanghai's American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham)......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 17th, 2020

1 In 3 American Workers Runs Out Of Money Before Payday

1 In 3 American Workers Runs Out Of Money Before Payday A new study has found that at least 32% of people .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 16th, 2020

Medical marijuana linked to small decline in workers" comp claims

If workers have access to medical marijuana, they could be less likely to file a worker’s compensation claim.  That’s the finding from a new research article published in Health Economics, exploring the link between medical marijuana laws and wor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 16th, 2020