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Many 401(k) investors don't use target-date funds the right way

A third of target-date fund investors save money in multiple 401(k) funds, according to Vanguard data. That may skew risk over time.

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Op-ed: Stablecoin is the future of virtual payments. How wise regulation can foster its growth

Stablecoins, which are pegged to an underlying asset, can shake up the virtual payments industry – if regulation allows it to grow.

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Mastercard and Verizon announce new partnership for 5G contactless payments

The alliance, which aims to yield innovations by 2023, looks to further digitize and disrupt global consumer spending at retailers and other merchants.

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Inflation concerns has many retirees worried about running out of money

As inflation rises, many retirees worry about outliving their nest eggs. Advisors suggest these portfolio changes for retirees to preserve buying power.

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The first child tax credit payments go out to 65 million kids this week. How to navigate the process

The first monthly payment from the new child tax credit starts this week. Here's what families need to know about the money

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Mastercard and Verizon announce partnership for 5G contactless payments

The alliance, which aims to yield innovations by 2023, looks to further digitize and disrupt global consumer spending at retailers and other merchants.

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Inflation concerns have many retirees worried about running out of money

As inflation rises, many retirees worry about outliving their nest eggs. Advisors suggest these portfolio changes for retirees to preserve buying power.

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Portfolio loans can be one way to make debt work in your favor. Here are the benefits and risks

Depending on how much risk you can take, a loan against your investments can be a way to avoid selling assets and paying taxes on that income.

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Bank of Canada appoints Carolyn Rogers as senior deputy governor

The Globe and Mail | Mark Rendell | Jul 12, 2021 The Bank of Canada has named Carolyn Rogers as senior deputy governor, putting a veteran financial regulator with experience tackling overheating housing markets in the No. 2 position at the central bank. Ms. Rogers will become Governor Tiff Macklem’s chief lieutenant, leading the bank’s


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Just a sliver of assistance has reached renters, with eviction ban about to expire

Around 176,000 renter households had received assistance by the end of May, according to government data. However, more than 11 million renters are behind.

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What we know about how Covid-19 affected older workers and employment

The pandemic has not proven to be a crisis for older workers the way the Great Recession was. Still, there are challenges.

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UBS [Submission deadline: Aug 6]: Future of Finance Challenge 2021

UBS | Jacoline Loewe | Jul 13, 2021 Since 2015, the UBS Future of Finance Challenge has been open to start-ups and established, growing companies that change the way finance works and meets the client needs of the future. Take part in the 2021 competition and access benefits and prizes of over USD 400,000 worth


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Workers talk about quitting as part of the ‘Great Resignation.' Employers aren’t buying it

A survey finds that employers don't expect a lot of workers to quit during the 'Great Resignation'. Here are their plans for the return to work.

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The IRS is sending out 4 million refunds this week to taxpayers who overpaid on their 2020 unemployment benefits

Up to $10,200 in unemployment benefits was excluded from 2020 taxable income for most taxpayers. Not everyone accounted for it on their return.

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