Insurance

People sign up for the Affordable Care Act at Swope Health Services, in Kansas City, Mo.

Varying Health Premium Subsidies Worry Consumers

By Kelli Kennedy | Jul 29
Government officials say consumers who have received different subsidy amounts probably made some mistake entering personal details such as income, age and even ZIP codes. Agents around the country received varying subsidy amounts for the same consumers.

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Real Estate

A home for sale in Alameda, Calif.

Average US 30-year Mortgage Rate at 4.13 Pct.

Jul 25
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates were stable to slightly higher this week, remaining near their lows for the year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan was 4.13 percent, unchanged from last week.

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Retirement

Detroit retiree William Davis protests near the federal courthouse in Detroit.

Bond Insurers Vow to Fight Detroit Financial Plan

Jul 24
Companies that insure Detroit's bonds are repeating their pledge to aggressively challenge the city's plan to get out of bankruptcy. Results released Monday night show city workers and retirees voted in favor of pension cuts.

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