7 Things Medicare Doesn’t Cover | Smart Switch: Personal Finance

kate ashford When you turn 65, you probably have a good idea of ​​what health insurance does and doesn’t cover. But Medicare is a different beast, and there are some surprising things that don’t fall under the Medicare umbrella. Medicare is the federal government’s health insurance coverage for people 65 and older and other people … Read more

Plant-Based Meat: Taste, Nutrition, and Cost

The next time you’re looking through the meat section of your grocery store, you may see more plant-based products than ever before. Some of you may crinkle your nose at the idea of ​​meatless meat, so Consumer Reports just did some testing for you: It tested 32 fake burgers, nuggets, steaks and hot dogs to … Read more

CIT CEO Leanne Cover answers questions about what she gets for contracts worth more than $8 million

Concerns have been raised about a series of multi-million dollar contracts awarded to two companies to help the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) with managing change and future challenges. The ACT government has written to the vocational training provider, requesting details of controversial consultancy contracts that were awarded to the same person and their related … Read more

Why Canberrans’ electricity bills are falling while other Australians’ energy costs are soaring

Australia is on the brink of an energy crisis, if it hasn’t already started. Wholesale power prices are currently more than five times last year’s average price, raising fears that some electricity retailers may collapse. This calamity has been years in the making, but recent events have supercharged it. Its causes are many: the war … Read more

Gas prices near record level in Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Gas prices have risen in recent weeks and are now approaching record highs in Tucson. Average regular gas in Tucson is $4.48, according to AAA. The record was $4.50 set in March of this year. The recent increase is causing people throughout the area to reconsider some decisions. “I mean I’m … Read more

Covid, broken supply chains, inflation. Now companies also have to worry about overhiring.

Amazon shares have taken a hit recently, in part because the company has been hiring employees faster than it is increasing sales. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images text size Lately nothing has been easy for companies. Since the end of 2019, they have dealt with lockdowns, supply chain grunts, rising costs and higher interest rates. Now they … Read more

Ottawa confirms $416 million disaster payment to BC for last year’s wildfires

The remains of a large structure and vehicles destroyed by the Lytton Creek wildfire on the side of the Trans-Canada Highway near Lytton, BC, on August 15, 2021.DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press Ottawa has confirmed that British Columbia is eligible for its request for $416 million in federal aid for last year’s wildfires, as record payments … Read more

It has become impossible for young people to live in cities like Toronto

Living in Ontario, especially in the economic heart of the Toronto region, is not cheap. Owning a home in the province costs almost two dozen times the disposable income of the average Ontario resident, rents are through the roof and the cost of living continues to rise for urban dwellers. Between the cost of housing … Read more

Southeast Councils Defend Major Rate Increase Proposal Amid Community Criticism

Bega Valley and Snowy Monaro councils have taken action to implement a proposed large fare increase to address what they call rising operating costs. Key points: Snowy Monaro and Bega Valley councils release draft rate hike proposals City councils say their rising operating costs mean rate increases needed to maintain services The proposals have sparked … Read more

Economist analysis: What rising inflation means for New Zealand households | News Center – News Center

Economist analysis: What rising inflation means for New Zealand households | news centernews center NZD/USD slumps to near 0.6780 on lower-than-expected 6.9% New Zealand inflationFXStreet Here’s the ‘secret’ data release the Reserve Bank of New Zealand will be watching todayForex Live National on inflation: don’t blame foreigners, the answers are at homeStuff Roman Travers: The … Read more