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New To Investing? Here Are Some Common Mistakes To Avoid And Tips To Follow

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Children and teachers from the KU Kids Deanwood Child Care Center complete a mural in celebration of the launch of the child tax credit on July 14 in Washington, D.C. Tens of millions of parents have received their first monthly child tax credit payment, but it might make sense to opt out of the rest of the payments and wait until next year to claim the credit in full. Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Community Change hide caption

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You Might Consider Opting Out Of The Child Tax Credit. Here's Why

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Hey Investors: Plan Before The Crash

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The Expanded Child Tax Credit Is Here. Here's What You Need To Know

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Jameson Rybak, son of Jim and Suzanne Rybak of Florence, S.C., struggled with opioid addiction and died of an overdose on June 9, 2020 — three months after he left a hospital ER because he feared he couldn't afford treatment. Gavin McIntyre/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Advocates for expanding Medicaid in Kansas staged a protest outside the entrance to the statehouse parking garage in Topeka in May 2019. Today, twelve states have still not expanded Medicaid. The biggest are Texas, Florida, and Georgia, but there are a few outside the South, including Wyoming and Kansas. John Hanna/AP hide caption

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12 Holdout States Haven't Expanded Medicaid, Leaving 2 Million People In Limbo

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Kathleen McAuliffe, a home care worker for Catholic Charities in a Portland, Maine, suburb, helps client John Gardner with his weekly chores. McAuliffe shops for Gardner's groceries, cleans his home and runs errands for him during her weekly visit. Brianna Soukup/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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A Hospital Charged More Than $700 For Each Push Of Medicine Through Her IV

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Jonathan Caballero is among the millions of workers who are rethinking how they want to live their lives after the pandemic. He has found a new job that won't require a long commute. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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As The Pandemic Recedes, Millions Of Workers Are Saying 'I Quit'

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