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The Supreme Court’s decision legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states in 2015 was undoubtedly a watershed moment in American society. It also had some major practical implications for same-sex couples, including the ability to file federal taxes using the married designation and filing status. Domestic partnerships and civil unions—although counted as legal relationships that are recognized on the state level—are
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Inflation can have a dampening effect on fixed-income investments, reducing their purchasing power and cutting their real returns over time. This happens even if the inflation rate is relatively low. If you have a portfolio that returns 9% and the inflation rate is 3%, then your real returns are about 6%. Inflation-index-linked bonds can help
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Edwards Air Force Base is seen in California’s Mojave Desert in this photo taken by an astronaut on the International Space Station. NASA Elon Musk’s SpaceX is preparing to further test its Starlink satellite internet in a demonstration for the U.S. Air Force, the company revealed in a recent request to the Federal Communications Commission. “SpaceX
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Scott Flanders, CEO of eHealth Adam Jeffery | CNBC Company: eHealth Inc. (EHTH) eHealth provides private health insurance exchange services to individuals, families, and small businesses in the United States and China. Its e-commerce platforms organize and present health insurance information in various formats that enable individuals, families, and small businesses to research, analyze, compare,
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How much does health insurance cost? Across the United States, Americans pay wildly different premiums monthly for health insurance. While these premiums are not determined by gender or pre-existing health conditions, thanks to the Affordable Care Act, a number of other factors impact what you pay. We explore those factors below to help you understand
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 AT&T CEO John Stankey told CNBC on Friday the company can maintain its dividend payment while still investing in growth businesses like direct-to-consumer streaming service HBO Max. Stankey made in the comments on “Squawk on the Street” in response to a question from CNBC’s David Faber, who asked the CEO if money AT&T used to
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Wharton School’s Jeremy Siegel told CNBC on Thursday he believes stocks will still move higher this year, even in the face of rising bond yields and inflation concerns. In an interview on “Squawk Box,” the finance professor said the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, which President Joe Biden hopes to sign into law Friday, is
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While some mainstream financial institutions in the U.S. were initially reluctant to delve into the cryptocurrency market, they were much less reticent about exploring the possibilities inherent in blockchain technology. Blockchains allow for cryptocurrencies to function, but their functionality has applications beyond cryptocurrency. Even if digital currencies fade from interest, at this point, it is
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The headquarters of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seen in Washington, DC, January 28, 2021. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday issued a warning against special purpose acquisition companies backed by celebrities, urging investors to think twice before jumping in. “Celebrity involvement in a
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Sen. Pat Toomey told CNBC on Tuesday he welcomes stock-trading apps that make investing seem more approachable, rejecting complaints by some that brokerages like Robinhood have led to the so-called “gamification” of the equity market. The Pennsylvania Republican made the comments on “Squawk Box” ahead of Tuesday morning’s Senate Banking Committee’s hearing on retail investors and
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