Managing Your Finances During an Inflationary Period

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It’s hard to ignore the real-life impacts inflation is having. While gas and grocery prices are having the most immediate effect, the price of almost everything is going up. People who are looking for ways to counter the impact and preserve…
IRS Releases Inflation Adjustments for 2021

IRS Releases Inflation Adjustments for 2021

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Article Highlights:    Standard Deduction Transportation Fringe Benefits Retirement Plans Contribution Limits SIMPLE Retirement Accounts IRA Contribution Limits Health Flexible Spending Accounts Education Credits …
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Is 2018 the year to buy a house?

Article by Katherine Vassel | Found on CNN Home buyers aren't going to catch much of a break this year. Sellers will remain in the driver's seat as buyers continue to face affordability issues thanks to low housing supply. "The challenges…
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U.S. Employers Only Added 148,000 Jobs in December but That's a Good Sign

Article by Christopher S. Rugaber | Found on INC.COM U.S. employers added 148,000 jobs in December, a modest gain but still enough to suggest that the economy entered the new year with solid momentum. The unemployment rate  remained…
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20-Somethings Are Spending Less Money Than You Think

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Article Found on BusinessInsider | Written by Tanza Loudenback American millennials aren't spending as much money on clothes, avocado toast, and pumpkin spice lattes as you may think. Instead, they're shifting their spending to focus…
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Yes, Student Debt is Delaying Homeownership

Article by Katie Lobosko | Found on College grads have claimed for years that they were putting off buying a home because of student debt. Now, there's strong proof that their loans really have pulled down homeownership rates. About…
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Fed Expected to Leave Rates Unchanged; Balance Sheet in Focus

Article Found on Reuters | Written by Jason Lange The Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and possibly hint that it will start winding down its massive holdings of bonds as soon as September in what…
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3 Career Trends Unfolding in the Modern Workforce

Article by Nicole Fallon | Found on Business News Daily It's no secret that the job market has changed a lot in recent years. Employers now value cultural fit almost as much as skills. Job seekers know that they have the upper hand as employers…
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Social Security Can't Finance Your Retirement, Boomers -- Take Action Now

Article by John Mauldin | Article Featured on Forbes By 2035, the number of Americans 65 and older will climb from about 48 million today to over 79 million. That’s the Baby Boomer impact. There are now 2.8 active workers for each Social…

Good News For Savers With Cash To Invest

Article by John Taft | Featured on Individual and corporate savers: It's time to pay more attention to where you invest your cash. The Federal Reserve Bank's decision yesterday to raise interest rates this week, for the third…