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In an effort to help American families face "an extraordinary amount of financial strain," a revised proposal to create a sustainable monthly child tax credit was introduced by Sen. Mitt Romney…

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As expected, the Federal Reserve said it will raise interest rates by three-quarters of a percentage point rate, the first time it has done so since 1994. The move was widely anticipated and comes…

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Will the Interest Rate Hike Increase My Student Loan Debt?

As rates of inflation continue to rise, the Federal Reserve decided to make a bold move Wednesday and increase the federal interest rate by 0.75% points, which is the largest increase in 28 years. At…

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In a June 13 Fox Nation debate, Sen. Lindsey Graham said seniors may have to "take a little less" and "pay a little more in" when debating Social Security solvency, reports Knewz via MSN. Graham made…

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On June 15, PwC — which dedicates itself to helping organizations build trust and deliver sustained outcomes — released its 2022 Consumer Intelligence Series Survey on Trust and revealed that 84% of…

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How Does Raising Interest Rates Help the Economy?

The Federal Reserve's decision this week to hike interest rates a whopping 75 basis points — the first time that's happened in 28 years — is intended to do one thing: Tamp down the highest inflation…

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What Is the Longest Bear Market in US History?

If you want to take the optimistic view of the bear market that officially began this week, you can expect that the latest it will end will be around February 2024. The pessimistic view is that it…

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Americans Are Behind $22 Billion on Utility Bills — How To Get Help if You’re Struggling

Cash-strapped Americans are feeling the pinch as the nation experiences the strongest pace of inflation in four decades, especially when it comes to energy bills. Small Business Spotlight 2022:…

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How Will the Federal Interest Rate Hike Affect Your Credit Card Payments?

The federal interest rate now ranges from 1.50% to 1.75%, a rate hike of 75 basis points. The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System voted unanimously to approve a 0.75% increase in the…

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One-Quarter of Americans are Delaying Retirement Due to Inflation — What Other Lifestyle Changes are Taking Place?

For many Americans, skyrocketing inflation involves more than just griping about high prices — it means making fundamental lifestyle changes. A textbook example is this: About one-quarter of…

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A Bear Market Can Benefit Investing Newbies – Here’s How

Just hearing the words "bear market" can turn your everyday investor into an insufferable worry wart. It's understandable — risky buying in a time of low market confidence should be enough to…

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Four Unusual Places To Invest Money During a Bear Market

If you're like many stock market investors right now, your heart may be sinking as rapidly as the S&P 500 as you watch your fortune dwindle away. And if you've been considering getting into…

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Should NFT Investors Keep or Sell Their Non-Fungible Tokens in a Bear Market?

Just as the stock market entered a bear market in mid-June, the crypto and NFT markets have also taken a downturn. In fact, the crypto market has been broadly declining for the past 18 months….

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Social Security Scams: How To Handle Calls Claiming There’s a Problem with Your Account

Social Security scams have been on the rise recently, and some experts say it's only going to get worse as 2022 progresses. Scams range from mail fraud to callers pretending to be Social Security…

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How Do I Get Free Summer Meals for My Child?

With only seven states offering Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) to purchase food for school-age children during the summer, many low-income families will be looking for alternative…

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Have Bad Credit? You Can Still Consolidate Some of Your Student Loans — Here’s How

If you have student loans with multiple loan servicers, consolidation is one option to simplify loan repayment while potentially lowering your monthly amount due. Student loan consolidation combines…

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How Long Will The 2022 Bear Market Last Based on Previous Stock Market Downturns?

It's official: The U.S. is in a bear market, which means the S&P 500 index closed 20% below its peak close. It is the first time in two years — since early 2020 — that investors have seen a bear…

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