Money Talks: Take advantage of health savings accounts at work

Money Talks

Lower your taxable income and save money each year by taking advantage of programs from your employer. TEXAS, USA — Chances are your employer offers ways for you to invest in yourself, or at least help your tax situation when it comes to health care costs. And most of those reduce your taxable yearly income.  … Read more

Ensuring that money intended for health equity is well spent

Ensuring that money intended for health equity is well spent

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted unprecedented federal relief and recovery funding for states and localities, which comes with an equally unprecedented level of flexibility in how the money can be spent. Such flexibility must come with accountability.While financial freedom can help communities deploy funds in ways that address their unique needs, the Biden administration must … Read more

Money will help homelessness. Better mental health care will help more.

Money will help homelessness. Better mental health care will help more.

Life never ceases with its teachable moments. I’m certainly not a know-it-all, but I believe I have a solid base on the issues surrounding homelessness in Colorado. Well, on Nov. 17, I added another lesson to the mental Rolodex. I spoke at the Denver Press Club alongside 9News’ Jeremy Jojola and Denver Voice’s Robert Davis … Read more

Stocks Rise After Omicron-Driven Selloff

Stocks Rise After Omicron-Driven Selloff

U.S. stocks rose Thursday after a seesaw week, driven by uncertainty about the potential impact of the Omicron Covid-19 variant. The S&P 500 edged up 1.6%, indicating the broad-market index may recoup some losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose nearly 2%, adding more than 600 points, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.9%. Source link

Abortion rights at stake in historic Supreme Court arguments

Abortion rights at stake in historic Supreme Court arguments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion rights are on the line at the Supreme Court in historic arguments over the landmark ruling nearly 50 years ago that declared a nationwide right to end a pregnancy.The justices on Wednesday will weigh whether to uphold a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks and overrule the 1973 Roe … Read more

Coronavirus variants: Here’s what we know

Coronavirus variants: Here's what we know

But it has a long way to go to take over from Delta, the variant that dominates all over the world. And the long list of variants that at first frightened the world before falling off the map can be a reminder that viruses are unpredictable.Here’s a look at the named coronavirus variants.WHO designates coronavirus … Read more

Fashion Designer Virgil Abloh Dies of Cancer at Age 41

Fashion Designer Virgil Abloh Dies of Cancer at Age 41

PARIS—Virgil Abloh, the U.S. designer who championed streetwear and hip-hop culture in luxury fashion as one of the industry’s most prominent Black executives, died on Sunday, according to a post on his Instagram account. He was 41 years old. The cause was cardiac angiosarcoma, a rare and aggressive cancer. Mr. Abloh was diagnosed more than … Read more

Omicron variant symptoms ‘unusual but mild’, says South African doctor

Omicron variant symptoms 'unusual but mild', says South African doctor

The South African doctor who first sounded the alarm on the Omicron variant of the coronavirus said that its symptoms are “unusual but mild” in healthy patients — but she’s worried the strain could cause complications in the elderly and unvaccinated. Dr. Angelique Coetzee, a practicing doctor for 30 years who chairs the South African … Read more

In San Francisco, Parent Anger Focuses on School Board Recall – The Wall Street Journal

In San Francisco, Parent Anger Focuses on School Board Recall - The Wall Street Journal

In San Francisco, Parent Anger Focuses on School Board Recall The Wall Street Journal’Does more harm than good’: ‘Cringe’ SF recall ad with ‘Gaybraham Lincoln’ gets roasted SFGateView Full Coverage on Google News Source link