Emily Knowles sits outside her apartment in Watertown, Mass. Knowles has some college credits but no degree and works as a quality assurance analyst at Ovia Health, a Boston-based digital company that serves people who are starting families. "This is something that I never thought would be possible," Knowles said.
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Non-college-educated and Black millennials are still lagging way behind. About 80% of Black millennials with at least a bachelor's degree still have student loan debt, compared with about half of white millennials.
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A car accident in 2019 smashed six of Mark Gottlieb's teeth and severely damaged four vertebrae. The spinal surgery he needed as a result led to medical bills that exhausted the personal injury coverage in his auto insurance.
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Surprise: The Charge For His Spine Surgery After A Car Crash Topped $700,000
The Biden administration has opened up enrollment on all Affordable Care Act marketplaces, including on the federal insurance exchange, Healthcare.gov, until August. Many people will qualify for better or less expensive plans — or both.
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