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A new startup says it could save you thousands of dollars on your medical bills.

The company, called Remedy, says in part because of the complex U.S. healthcare system, Americans pay $120 billion a year in medical billing errors and overcharges.

The company wants to combine technology with medical billing experts to save consumers those billions of dollars. 

But there is a fee: 20 percent of any savings it finds on your medical bills.

The cost of child care in the United States for many parents is more than the cost of in-state college tuition.

That’s according to a new study from the think tank New America, which recommends major systemic changes to help families get affordable child care.

Overall, the report said, college tuition costs 9400 dollars per year on average, whereas the average annual cost for full-time child care for children 4 years old and younger is just shy of 9600.

The Dow dropped nearly 200 points as banks and biotech stocks fell.

Investors seemed to be spooked about the deteriorating situation at Deutsche Bank, which is a German bank but it’s one of the largest in the world.

There was also profit taking in biotech shares.

34 million people have already started their holiday shopping.

Creditcards.com says by the end of November, one-quarter of U.S. adults plan to have finished their holiday shopping.

The real overachievers are the ones who are finished—1 million people are done.

Dunkin’ Donuts is teaming up with Coca-Cola to launch ready-to drink iced coffee products.

This is Dunkin’s first foray into the ‘ready to drink’ market.

The bottled iced coffees will be sold at grocery, convenience stores and Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants starting early next year.

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