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News, Surveys of Consumers

Job, income gains offset rising inflation, interest rates

[ 29 Jun 2018 ]

ANN ARBOR—Consumer sentiment has been virtually unchanged for the past three months and has shown only small and insignificant variations during the past 18 months, according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers. The persistent strength has been due…

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Health and Retirement Study, News

Cost, Coverage and More Drive Hearing Aid Inequality

[ 25 Jun 2018 ]

Hearing loss seems like one of the great equalizers of old age, striking people of all kinds as their ears gradually lose the ability to pick out sounds or hear certain pitches. But a new national study reveals major gaps…