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Stories with subject: Personal saving
  • 1st public hearings on Medicaid changes find wide opposition 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 4:16 pm

    PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey wants able-bodied Arizonans on the state's Medicaid program for the poor to pay into health savings accounts and be charged co-pays for some services, but those proposals and others he's touting got a tough reception at the first meeting where the public was allowed to weigh in.

  • Washington's prepaid tuition plan frozen for up to 2 years 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 7:28 pm

    SEATTLE - Washington's prepaid tuition program will be frozen for up to two years until the committee that runs the Guaranteed Education Tuition program can figure out the impact of two years of tuition cuts at state colleges and universities.

  • Cartoon tortoise stars in Nevada college savings blitz 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 7:49 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - If talk of tax deductions and 529 college savings plans is putting Nevadans to sleep, the state treasurer's office hopes to spice up the conversation with Sage, a spunky, cartoon desert tortoise.