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The Secret Scams Behind State Lottery Winnings

thefiscaltimes.com — Retail store owners and clerks are hitting lottery jackpots too often, spurring states to crack down on a variety of scams that cheat rule-abiding players-and divert money from state coffers. The scams tarnish state-run gambling operations that give people a chance to win big money while consoling them with the knowledge that their losses will pay for public education or other government services.
Jan 28, 2015

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Jan 27, 2015

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Major Changes to Medicare Coming for Senior Health Care

thefiscaltimes.com — The Obama administration has announced a major change to the way the federal government pays doctors and hospitals under Medicare. It's an historic attempt to shift away from the traditional, costly fee-for-service model and quell the ballooning costs of health care.
Jan 26, 2015

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Sticking to Financial Goals Helps Your Health

thefiscaltimes.com — It's not just about your waistline any more. Researchers have long known that financial stress can take a toll on physical health. The American Psychological Association found that "for people coping with existing health problems, financial and interpersonal stress can exacerbate their conditions."
Jan 26, 2015

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Now It’s Christie, Jeb, Mitt Competing for Same Donors

thefiscaltimes.com — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his supporters have formed a political-action committee ahead of a likely bid for president, adding a third well-known Republican figure to the fight for campaign funds among the party's core donor class, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Jan 26, 2015

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IBM’s Big Blues: How to Save an Iconic American Company

thefiscaltimes.com — After having come back from a crisis in the 1990s, IBM is once again in the midst of a massive - and massively difficult - transformation. The company, under CEO Ginni Rometty, is rumored to be planning the biggest shakeup in its history as it tries to find a path toward new growth.
Jan 28, 2015

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Boehner and McConnell Skewer Obama’s SOTU Plans

thefiscaltimes.com — Seated side by side on national television, House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for the first time offered their unvarnished assessment of President Obama's State of the Union address last week - and it wasn't pretty.