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Many College Grads Feel Their Grip on Middle Class Loosening
There's a New 'Medicare for All' Bill in the House - Does it Matter?

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Many College Grads Feel Their Grip on Middle Class Loosening

By Josh Boak and Emily Swanson |
A college degree has long been a ticket to the U.S. middle class. Yet college graduates aren't as likely as they once were to feel they belong to the middle class.

Young Homebuyers Scramble as Prices Rise Faster than Incomes

Young Homebuyers Scramble as Prices Rise Faster than Incomes

By Josh Boak and Larry Fenn | May 25
In the seven years since the housing crash ended, home values in more than three-quarters of U.S. metro areas have climbed faster than incomes, according to an Associated Press analysis of real estate industry data provided by CoreLogic.

Getting Real About Health Costs in Retirement

Getting Real About Health Costs in Retirement

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | May 21
You won't pay for health care in retirement with one lump sum. That's the way these expenses are often presented, though, and the amounts are terrifying.

California Eyes Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants

California Eyes Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants

By Adam Beam | May 21
California lawmakers are considering proposals that would make the state the first in the nation to offer government-funded health care to adult immigrants living in the country illegally. But the decision on who to cover may come down to cost.

'Sham' Sharing Ministries Test Faith Of Patients And Insurance Regulators

'Sham' Sharing Ministries Test Faith Of Patients And Insurance Regulators

By JoNel Aleccia | May 20
Washington State residents thought they had purchased health insurance through an online site. But when it was time to pay the bills, they learned that the products they bought weren't insurance at all.

How Obamacare, Medicare And 'Medicare For All' Muddy The Campaign Trail

How Obamacare, Medicare And 'Medicare For All' Muddy The Campaign Trail

By Shefali Luthra | May 18
The health care debate has Democrats on Capitol Hill and the presidential campaign trail facing renewed pressure to make clear where they stand.