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Teri is off this week, so Chris Lay is filling in as the host and introducing this little dip into the archives from August, 2021:Host Teri Barr is talking with Jason Metz, Insurance Analyst from Forbes Advisor, to learn why insurance often isn't on the back to school list for college studen…
A 401(k) may seem like a perfect retirement account, but you may want to look at other options.
For many of us, becoming a millionaire is surprisingly possible.
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Even in times like these, there's more benefits to investing than drawbacks.
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Be prepared for the realities of Social Security so you can protect your finances.
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A key component of President Joe Biden’s agenda is making its way toward law, which contains new taxes on large companies. The bill also includes a provision that aims to curtail a trending balance sheet strategy utilized by companies, known as stock buybacks. The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 was approved by the U.S. Senate […]
As far as economic events go, true depressions are rare. Over the last century, the Great Depression of the 1930s was the only economic downturn in the U.S. that earned the distinction of being classified as a depression. Today, rising inflation, contracting gross domestic product (GDP) and stagnant wages have prompted some to question whether […]
Rising inflation rates and negative gross domestic product (GDP) data are leading many Americans to worry about another recession. This might be a valid concern—since the U.S. economy appears to be slowing down after a moderate period of expansion. A full understanding of what a recession is provides some context. In basic terms, a recession […]
It's time for another "Rule Breaker Investing" mailbag.
The findings bode well for the inflation crisis, signaling a potential easing of the pricing pressures that have squeezed consumers and raised recession fears.
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