Tag: health

Fully vaccinated and after a year at home, retirees are hitting the road — here’s where they’re going

Ellen Currie wants to go to Paris but she’s waiting until next year. This summer, she is staying closer to home. She plans to fly...

Four COVID-19 vaccines are being tested in children and teens. Here’s when different age groups could become eligible for shots.

The Food and Drug Administration is expected to grant emergency-use authorization to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds within the week. If that occurs,...

The jobs report reveals two very different Americas

So who was left out of the less-than-stellar jobs recovery? Getty Images The official U.S. unemployment rate rose again in April to 6.1% from 6%...

The U.S. prepares to begin giving COVID-19 shots to 12- to 15-year-olds as Pfizer’s vaccine nears expanded authorization

Now that the U.S. is getting close to authorizing the first COVID-19 vaccine for younger teens, it will pave the way for immunizations to begin...

I have crypto FOMO! ‘I’m too old to sit and hope I can make up for the lost time by safely investing my little bit of money’

Dear Quentin, I have about $20,000 saved currently. I believe I need about $10,000, or a bit less, for a six-month rainy day/emergency fund. I...

New rules about eating, exercising and sleeping as you age

Aging is a natural process that involves direct damage to cells and an accumulation of cellular waste, says Dr. Frank Lipman. Our ability to repair...

‘Everything seems to go smoother when we’re together’: Companies dangle spa weekends and free meals to lure workers back to the office

Thomas Jepsen, founder of Passion Plans, a company that helps connect home buyers with architects and designers, is among the cohort of employers that are...

News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement

From MarketWatch: Is it time to ditch target-date funds in your 401(k)?: Target-date funds are an easy way to invest a retirement portfolio, but when...

U.S. gains just 266,000 jobs in April ‘in a huge disappointment’

The numbers: The U.S. created just 266,000 new jobs in April even as the economy gained strength, suggesting companies might be struggling to fill open...

My friend set up a GoFundMe to pay for her sick pet, instead of getting a refund on our vacation. I canceled the trip. Who’s right?

I have a question about the etiquette and ethics surrounding GoFundMe. I had planned a vacation with a very old and close friend this summer....

A million new jobs? That’s how many Wall Street thinks the U.S. created in April

The U.S. might have created a million-plus jobs in April as the economic recovery spread across the country and reached businesses that suffered the most...

Foreign Covid aid received up to May 5 allocated to states, UTs: Centre | India News

NEW DELHI: The health ministry on Thursday said as many as 1,841 oxygen concentrators, 1,814 oxygen cylinders, nine oxygen generation plants and more than 2.8...

Pfizer’s next play: A vaccine maker and pandemic ‘partner’ to governments

Pfizer Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine is on track to generate a whopping $26 billion in sales this year, making it the drug maker’s top-selling drug and...

My ex-husband moved in. He pays $150 for cable, his only expense, and gives me the silent treatment if I ask him to pay for dinner

I got back with my ex-husband for our kids, thinking it would be better to raise them in a two-parent home. We had a bitter...

New data shows how pandemic affected births in the US

“We’ve been conjecturing about the impact of Covid on births for quite some time. These most recent CDC data provide our best opportunity to date...

Hedge funds had become ‘extreme’ sellers of stocks even before Yellen’s remarks. Here’s why.

Oops. As a former Federal Reserve chair herself, now Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen should have known that her comments about the possibility of a need...

COVID-19 was never going to have a Hollywood ending

The coming months will be messy, frustrating and prolonged — just like the coronavirus pandemic story so far. The long, slow march of the pandemic...

‘Life turns on a dime’: She donated $950 from her first stimulus check to a food bank — then received a cancer diagnosis

Almost exactly a year ago, Toi Cudworth looked around and realized she was one of the lucky ones. The San Antonio, Texas resident had a...

Caesars loses more than $400 million in a quarter, and that is an improvement

Caesars Entertainment Inc. continued to battle its way back from the COVID-19 pandemic at the start of 2021, pushing quarterly losses under half a billion...

I’m a disabled police officer. My wife persuaded me to sign quit-claim deed so she could refinance our home at a better rate. Now she’s hinting at divorce

I have been married for almost thirty years. I worked the first nine years of our marriage, I was a police officer, and became disabled....

Taiwan bars arrivals from India as Indonesia reports first cases of Indian COVID-19 variant

Taiwan became the latest place to ban arrivals from coronavirus-stricken India on Monday, as it moves to prevent new infections, with more nations reporting cases...

The No. 1 emerging property market in America isn’t in Texas or Florida — you may never even have heard of it

Home prices are rising across the country as Americans rush to purchase houses, driven in part by a newfound ability to work remotely as a...

This man became financially independent at 36 and says the key to happiness is ‘owning your own time’

Chad grew up watching his father flip properties. Now, thanks to those lessons in real estate, he’s financially independent, managing rental units and living life...

People of color face multiple barriers to vaccine access — including ‘skepticism of a system that has treated them poorly’

With early vaccination data in Philadelphia showing racial disparities, leaders from Penn Medicine, Mercy Catholic Medical Center and the community launched three clinics in a...

Opinion: Biotech companies are trying to solve stubborn illnesses using ‘drugs from bugs’

Poor germs. They just can’t catch a break. Many people, not only germaphobes, spend lots of energy trying to avoid germs like, well, the plague....