How to find dental financing when dental insurance isn’t enough

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Dental loans can help you pay for a procedure when the maximum benefit amount on your dental insurance isn’t enough.

Trips to the dentist can be expensive. A basic cleaning and polish can range from $75 to $200, and a root canal can be in the neighborhood of $1,500, according to

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‘Financial Armageddon.’ What’s at stake if the debt limit isn’t raised

In short, a default would be an economic cataclysm. Interest rates would spike, the stock market would crater, retirement accounts would take a beating, the value of the US dollar would erode and the financial reputation of the world’s only superpower would be tarnished.

“It would be financial Armageddon,” Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics, told CNN. “It’s complete craziness to even contemplate the idea of not paying our debt on time.”

But it’s a crazy world.

Lawmakers in Washington are again playing chicken with America’s creditworthiness. And the path to raising the debt ceiling is not clear.

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Medicare isn’t as broken as it sounds

Crunch time for Medicare is just five years away, according to the latest annual report from the trustees who oversee the program. The trustees say the popular health care program for seniors will begin to run short of money in 2026, the same doom date as in last year’s report. The COVID pandemic and its effect on the economy represent an “unprecedented level of uncertainty,” however, and the funding shortfall could arrive sooner, the report found.

Social Security is in slightly better shape, with enough funding to stay solvent through 2033. But that’s one year sooner than last year’s

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