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Below is a list of our favorite stories from the past week. We hope you enjoy them. If you have any stories you’d like to share, please list them in the comments section below, and we’ll share your picks with other readers through LifeHealthPro’s Twitter page.

 

Why Life Insurance Is Essential (Business Insider)

Buying life insurance is never fun, but it’s one way to protect your family after you’re gone.

 

The Economics of The Hunger Games (Slate)

The extractive economies in the fictional story are like the economies of several modern African states now.

 

How to Invest $540 Mega Millions (SmartMoney)

Invested correctly, a lump sum payout could earn $7 million a year.

 

The Winter of Our Content (Slate)

Warmer winter could mean more sunny days for the economy.

 

5 Key Questions for the Supreme Court to Consider in a Healthcare Decision (The Hill)

Questions raised during oral arguments could shape the Supreme Court’s ruling on health reform law.

 

Insurance Fees, Revealed (Wall Street Journal)

Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of New York will help agents comply with Regulation 194.

 

More U.S. Employers Tie Health Insurance to Medical Tests (USA Today)

More employers offering incentives to employees to get healthy.

 

The Anatomy of the Boomer Retirement Market (Financial Advisor)

How did boomers get in this mess, and how can they get out?

 

Rise of the Medical Expertocracy (Wall Street Journal)

Politicians want to figure out “best practices” in health care.

 

The Raid on Your Medical Records (New York Daily News)

Digitized files more susceptible to falling into the wrong hands.

 

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