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LGBTQ+ Americans are less confident than straight peers when it comes to saving for retirement

More than half of middle-income LGBTQ+ folks are not confident they will have enough money for retirement, compared to 29% of others, according to a survey.

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Inflation is making Fourth of July celebrations more expensive than ever

Thanks to inflation, even a backyard barbecue is more expensive this year, but there are ways to save and not forgo that time-tested holiday tradition.

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Just 1% of people got a perfect score on this Social Security quiz, while 65% got a 'D' or 'F' — see how you do

A recent MassMutual poll given to people near or in retirement shows many have some brushing up to do on the program's rules.

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Students are taking on 'unsustainable debt' for college, says former FDIC chair: How to know what you can afford

A new calculator released by nonprofit Peter G. Peterson Foundation enables prospective college students to gauge how much college debt they could manage.

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Investors see little to be gained in stocks the rest of the year, favor dividend payers now, CNBC survey shows

We polled about 500 chief investment officers, equity strategists and portfolio managers, asking where they stood on the markets for the rest of 2022.

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SEC Rejects Bid to Turn the Largest Bitcoin Fund Into an ETF -> Grayscale Sues SEC

CNBC | Ryan Browne | Jun 29, 2022 Grayscale, which manages the world’s largest bitcoin fund, said it would sue the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission after regulators turned down its bid to convert the investment vehicle into an exchange-traded fund. The SEC on Wednesday rejected Grayscale’s application for a spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund, citing


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This common money move costs retirement savers $45.5 billion in investment fees, earnings over 25 years

Rollovers from a 401(k) plan to an individual retirement account cost Americans billions of dollars over decades, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts.

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Winning ticket for Powerball's $366.7 million jackpot sold in Vermont. Here's the tax bite for the winner

For this jackpot, a required federal tax withholding of 24% would reduce the $208.5 million cash option by about $50 million. More would likely be due, as well.

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IRA rollovers often come with higher investment fees, Pew finds: Here’s how much money that costs retirement savers

Rollovers from a 401(k) plan to an individual retirement account cost Americans billions of dollars over decades, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts.

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Offer Your Employees Better Working Conditions By Following These Tips

Jul 3, 2022 It is no secret that the current economy has been tough on businesses of all sizes. Tightening budgets and ever-growing competition have made it difficult for many organizations to keep their doors open, let alone provide their employees with the best working conditions possible. However, there are several things you can do


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Here are 3 ways to deal with inflation, rising rates and your credit 

How can you better manage your credit and credit cards during a financially stressful time like today? Here are three tips to help you get started.

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Retirees planning to travel should check their Medicare coverage to avoid costly surprises

Depending on the specifics of your Medicare plan, you may not have coverage at your destination, whether in the U.S. or beyond its borders. Here's what to know.

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CIBC Innovation Banking Announces $1.5 Billion Growth Capital Commitment

Techcrunch | Christine Hall | Jun 28, 2022 At a time when U.S. venture dollars are slowing down, CIBC Innovation Banking is announcing $1.5 billion in growth capital commitments, dubbed “Unicorn Fuel,” to focus on later-stage companies across software, life sciences, healthcare and clean tech industries. Venture capital firms raised funds over the past 2


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Millions of Calif. families to get ‘inflation relief’ stimulus checks of up to $1,050: What we know about whether other states will follow

Millions of California families may receive checks of up to $1,050 under a new plan. But don't count on other states to take Sacramento's lead.

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Buy now, pay later refunds can be tricky: 'The process isn't quite down to a science,' says chief credit analyst

BNPL return policies vary and, in most cases, you'll need to contact the merchant, as well as the loan provider, to get your money back.

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