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published Nov 1, 2017, 4:00:08 AM, by Rebecca Greenfield and Francesca Levy (Bloomberg) — Subscribe to Game Plan on Apple Podcasts Subscribe to Game Plan on Pocket Castshttps://megaphone.link/BLM8568545285 Most of us are really bad at thinking about and planning for our retirement. Only a third of Americans contribute to employer-provided 401(k) accounts, and about half have no retirement savings at

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published Nov 14, 2017, 8:42:58 AM, by Matt Levine (Bloomberg View) — Venezuela. Yesterday Venezuela had a big meeting with its creditors to discuss how it is going to restructure its debt. Well, not really. A little bit. That was the general idea. But there are obstacles to actually having

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published Nov 15, 2017, 7:00:31 AM, by Justin Fox (Bloomberg View) — Corporate America has been giving way for several decades to uncorporate America — pass-through entities that don’t pay corporate income tax and now account for close to 40 percent of the revenue and more than 60 percent of

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published Oct 31, 2017, 3:28:25 PM, by Laura Davison and Sahil Kapur (Bloomberg) — Senate tax writers are discussing a plan to keep the estate tax, but double the thresholds at which it applies, Senator Orrin Hatch said. “We have been thinking about that,” said Hatch, the chairman of the

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published Oct 23, 2017 5:00:09 AM, by Suzanne Woolley (Bloomberg) — There may soon be three more letters in your employer’s alphabet soup of benefit plans. Those letters are HSA, which stands for health savings account, and they can bring tax advantages at a time when you could use them

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published Oct 17, 2017 9:51:25 AM, by Zachary Tracer (Bloomberg) — UnitedHealth Group Inc., the U.S.’s biggest health insurer, said it’s excited about the the chance to sell health plans President Donald Trump is promoting as alternatives to Obamacare. Last week, Trump signed an executive order promoting short-term health insurance

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published Oct 10, 2017, 5:45:09 AM, by Justin Fox (Bloomberg View) —Robert Morris was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the chief financier of the American Revolution, the superintendent of finance (Treasury secretary, basically) of the early republic, one of Pennsylvania’s first two U.S. senators, and, for a time,

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published Oct 10, 2017, 5:11:33 PM, by Liz Capo McCormick (Bloomberg) —Marty Mitchell recalls how his colleagues on the trading desk at Perpetual Savings Bank in Virginia, along with the rest of the bond market, were stunned in June 1987 by the resignation of Federal Reserve Chair Paul Volcker and the choice

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published Oct 6, 2017, 3:00:07 AM, by Suzanne Woolley (Bloomberg) — Consumer advocacy groups such as U.S. PIRG, along with Senator Elizabeth Warren, Democrat of Massachusetts, say consumers should be able to freeze their credit reports at all three major credit bureaus easily and for free. Sounds good. But how

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published Oct 4, 2017, 3:00:08 PM, by Yuko Takeo (Bloomberg) —A fleet of excavators, bulldozers and dump trucks spread out across the globe provides an early peek at what’s happening in construction, mining, and the broader economy. The 470,000 machines sold by Komatsu Ltd. almost continuously transmit their position and

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