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Use QuickBooks for Taxes? Intuit Warns of Phishing Scams That Collect Your Personal Data

Intuit has warned its QuickBooks accounting software customers of phishing scams that can collect personal data. Explore: 5 EBT Scams To Watch Out ForFind: 7 Things You Should Never Do When Planning…

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GO in the Know: Social Security’s Future for Millennials & Top Financial News for August 4

Today offers so many reasons to celebrate — it's National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, IPA Day, White Wine Day, Single Working Women's Day, and even Hooray for Kids Day. But before you cheers to some…

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Social Security: Will My Spouse Get More Money If I Wait To Claim Benefits?

You can claim Social Security benefits anytime after reaching full retirement age, but more delayed retirements credits are applied to your eventual monthly payouts each year you hold off up until age…

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Mandatory Credit: Photo by Erik Pendzich/Shutterstock (12234446b)Lucid Motors all-electric vehicle, the Air, on display outside the Oculus at the World Trade Center in New York.

Major EV Company’s Stock Nosedives – Time to Invest or Sell?

Electric vehicle (EV) company Lucid drastically slashed its production outlook for 2022 by 50% citing supply chain issues, which sent the stock tumbling more than 12% in pre-market trading on August…

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Mandatory Credit: Photo by Jose Luis Magana/AP/Shutterstock (12977292l)Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen arrives to testifies before the House Ways and Means Committee at a hearing on proposed fiscal year 2023 budget on Capitol Hill in WashingtonYellen Inflation, Washington, United States - 08 Jun 2022.

Yellen Meets With Top CEOs on Inflation Reduction and Ways They Can Help Turn the Tide

On Aug. 3, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen met virtually with CEOs from a range of industries to discuss the Inflation Reduction Act, which was introduced on July 27. See: How Many Hours Can You Work…

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