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Daffy Dan’s Is Dying

STATE — Fifty years after its founding in Elizabeth, the discounted designer clothing retailer Daffy’s appears to be heading out of business, the latest casualty of the global economic meltdown brought on by deregulation.

What Happens When You Can’t Pay Your Medical Bills?

Jason Alderman

It’s no secret that health care costs have been spiraling out of control for years. To fight back, your best bet is to be a well-informed consumer: Know the true costs of medical procedures, supplies and medications so you can bargain effectively; carefully anticipate and track medical expenses; and stay on top of your bills.