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Having ‘The Talk’ With Your Parents About Their Finances

Cameron Huddleston, author of the smart new book Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk: How to Have Essential Conversations With Your Parents About Their Finances, remembers the birds-and-the-bees talk she had as a child with her mother. Huddleston says she’d give her mom a D at best because the “talk” was a single sentence…

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Retail Health Clinics Adapt Care to Older Patients

(Editor’s note: This story is part of a series for The John A. Hartford Foundation.) Retail health clinics, first launched in 2000, are a burgeoning part of the health care universe. Found in pharmacies, supermarkets and discount giants like Walmart and Target, the nation’s 2,800 retail clinics help meet the demand for non-emergency, off-hours treatment at…

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Powell sounds even more dovish on interest rates but market shrugs

In the second day of his semi-annual testimony to Congress--this time in front of the Senate--Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell sounded even more likely to support an interest rate cut at the central bank's July meeting. The Fed has room to cut rates, he said, and the Fed may have erred  in keeping monetary policy too tight. But financial markets didn't move much in reaction. Which makes sense if you note that the odds of an interest rate cut according to the CME FedWatch Tool, were at 100% yesterday. No way to go higher than that. The odds remained at 100% today.

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