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Back-to-school shopping takes 'a major financial toll' amid high inflation. Here's how to save on supplies for the fall

Top tips to save on school supplies as back to school shopping takes a bigger bite of the budget this year.

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State, local relief not in cards for residents of high-tax states as House assesses Inflation Reduction Act

After fighting to repeal the SALT deduction limit, a group of House Democrats say they'll vote for the party's spending package without SALT reform.

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Everything You Should Know About Data Protection, And How To Do It

Aug 11, 2022 There are numerous things to think about when you want to protect your data, but thankfully there are some easy steps you can take to help keep your information safe. It's important to remember that data protection is an ongoing process, not a one-time event. This means you must be constantly vigilant


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Buying a car and want to go electric? Inflation Reduction Act extends $7,500 tax credit — but with price, income caps

Single buyers of electric vehicles would need to have income of less than $150,000 to qualify for the credit, and luxury models would largely be ineligible.

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Retirees on Social Security could see monthly benefit rise average $159 in 2023 due to inflation, estimate finds

High inflation points to a possible 9.6% Social Security cost-of-living adjustment in 2023, according to a new estimate based on data released on Wednesday.

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Shop at Costco, use a cash-back app: How to save on groceries as food inflation jumps at the fastest pace since 1979

Food costs climbed 1.1% in July, bringing the year-over-year gain to 10.9%, according to the latest Consumer Price Index figures.

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5 Ingredients to Cook Up Your Own DAO

Cointelegraph Magazine | Julian Jackson | Aug 9, 2022 A DAO is an online community that collectively controls a cryptocurrency fund to achieve a particular goal — whether buying a copy of the United States constitution or running a DeFi protocol — explains Delman from Aragon, an organization that has helped usher almost 4,000 DAOs


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What Is Fintech and Why Is It So Popular?

Aubrey Moore | Aug 10, 2022 Introduction The term “fintech” is a relatively new one, coined in the early 21st century. It’s a blend of the words “financial” and “technology,” and it refers to the use of technology to deliver financial services. Fintech has become increasingly popular in recent years for several reasons. First, the


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Bank of Canada: The Latest on Retail Payments Supervision and Survey

Bank of Canada (via email) | Aug 8, 2022 The Retail Payments Advisory Committee (RPAC) met on June 16, 2022, for a demonstration of the digital tools the Bank of Canada is developing as part of its retail payments supervision (RPS) mandate. These tools include: the self-assessment questionnaire to help businesses determine whether they should


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Gas is cheaper but groceries are not: How to save as food inflation jumps at the fastest pace since 1979

Food costs climbed 1.1% in July, bringing the year-over-year gain to 10.9%, according to the latest Consumer Price Index figures.

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Retirees on Social Security could see monthly benefit rise an average of $159 in 2023 due to inflation, estimate finds

High inflation points to a possible 9.6% Social Security cost-of-living adjustment in 2023, according to a new estimate based on data released on Wednesday.

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In Risk Lies Opportunity: RegTech in the metaverse

The Paypers | Raluca Ochiana  | Aug 3, 2022 Rapidly growing technologies also cast their shadows from a compliance perspective According to the 2022 Crypto Crime Report by Chainalysis, two main forms of illicit activity were observed in the past year: Wash trading to artificially increase the value of NFTs and money laundering through the


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With the IRS hiring more employees, here's who agents may target for audits

The Senate approved nearly $80 billion in IRS funding with $45.6 billion for "enforcement." Here's who may be affected by more audits.

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A phantom debt collection scam duped consumers out of more than $1 million. Here are 5 ways you can avoid falling victim

If you receive a surprise call or letter about unpaid debts of which you are not aware, don't panic. Take these steps first.

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Airfares, hotel rates and rental car prices fell in July. Here’s how you can score a good deal

The price for major components of vacation travel have declined for two consecutive months, according to the U.S. Department of Labor's Consumer Price Index.

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