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Oct 20, 2021
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What to Do When A ‘Lifequake’ Hits
Remember the 2008 Great Recession? About 13 years ago, many experts felt our economy was on the brink of annihilation, effectively in a free fall, perhaps a repeat of the Great Depression. Terms like “Too Big to Fail …
Kiplinger
How To Financially Plan For An Early Retirement
Early retirement can seem like a pipe dream until you really start to break it down and plan for it. Although modern generations face …
Finance Monthly
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Federal Debt When Interest Rates Rise
When interest rates rise, how much will the interest cost of the federal debt increase? The Federal Reserve is increasingly talking …
Forbes
How Is Social Security Tax Calculated?
The Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance program (OASDI) tax—more commonly called the Social Security tax—is calculated by taking a set percentage …
Investopedia
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91% of people with health savings accounts make this mistake
The vast majority of health savings account owners aren't investing their money — and it's likely shortchanging them over the long term. Just 9% of …
CNBC
Winter heating bills set to jump as much as 54% as inflation rises
With prices surging worldwide for heating oil, natural gas and other fuels, the U.S. government said Wednesday it expects households …
USA Today
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Social Security Will Get Biggest Cost-of-Living Increase in 40 Years
Inflation is causing serious financial hardships for many people, and one group in particular has been anticipating some relief: retirees …
Money
What Is Premarket Trading and How Does It Work?
Typically, the stock market is open on weekdays (excluding holidays) from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. EST. During these hours, there are  …
Investor Junkie
Cartoon
"Can I write off last year's taxes as a bad investment?"
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Guggenheim Museum Opens in New York City
What Year
On New York City's Fifth Avenue, thousands of people line up outside a bizarrely shaped white concrete building. It was opening day at the new Guggenheim Museum, home to one of the world's top collections of contemporary art.
The day was Oct 21. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"Beware of small expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship."
Benjamin Franklin
Trivia
How many years after the total assets of America's mutual funds hit $1 billion did it take for them to reach $1 Trillion?
See the answer below.