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Women prefer values-based investing. Here's what that might mean for their wealth

Most women prefer investing in a way they think will help the environmental or do social good. Their enthusiasm could help them boost long-term wealth.

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Inflation and rising interest rates have stressed the 60/40 investment portfolio strategy — 'but it's not dead,' says financial advisor

The typical relationship between stocks and bonds has shifted this year, challenging the notion of a traditional investment portfolio.

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Brex is Off-boarding Tens of Thousands of Small Businesses, Not Startups

Protocol | Benjamin Pimental | Jun 17, 2022 It’s been a rough week for Brex co-CEO Henrique Dubugras as he dealt with the fallout from a business fumble. Brex had sent emails to tens of thousands of small businesses, telling them that the financial services company would no longer be able to serve their needs.


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eBay acquires Manchester-based NFT marketplace KnownOrigin

TechCrunch | Aisha Malik | Jun 22, 2022 eBay announced today that it’s acquiring Manchester-based NFT marketplace KnownOrigin. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. eBay says the companies have signed and closed the deal as of June 22nd. KnownOrigin was founded in 2018 by Andy Gray, David Moore and James Morgan. All


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Stashing cash finally pays off as savings interest rates rise from rock bottom in wake of Fed hikes

Soaring inflation, which pushed the Fed into hiking its benchmark rate, is finally having an effect on the return savers stand to get on their money

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Worried about an economic downturn? Here’s what you can expect in a typical recession, according to economists

As some economists raise the odds of a recession happening, here's what you need to know.

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What Is Mining in Simple Words

Guest Post | Jun 24, 2022 The modern market for currencies is extremely divergent, largely thanks to the presence of cryptocurrencies. Since 2009, when Bitcoin was established, there have been many formats created. The current number of tokens exceeds eighteen thousand varietals. The mining process employs computational resources to validate fresh transactions and record information


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How much money do gas tax holidays actually save drivers? What we know, based on 3 states that put temporary suspensions in place

State gas tax holidays resulted in savings that were "mostly passed on to consumers," research finds. Experts say the results of a federal plan may be limited.

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Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade expected to financially hurt the 'most marginalized' women, experts say

The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade may cause financial hardship for many women, especially those already facing economic instability.

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Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade will financially hurt the 'most marginalized' women, experts say

The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade may cause financial hardship for many women, especially those already facing economic instability.

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Avoid These 6 Common Errors That Forex Day Traders Make

Guest Post | Jun 25, 2022 Making money in the Forex market is not as difficult as many people think. In fact, with a little knowledge and practice, just about anyone can become a successful Forex trader. However, there are some common mistakes that many traders make which can lead to losses. Here are six


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Suze Orman has a warning for those who want to quit in the Great Resignation

The job market is hot, but inflation is high and there are fears about an impending recession. Here's what Suze Orman says you need to do.

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Education Department agrees to cancel $6 billion in debt for some 200,000 student loan borrowers

The U.S. Department of Education has agreed to cancel the student loans of around 200,000 people who had brought a class action lawsuit.

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Ripple Opens Its First Canadian Office, A Key Engineering Hub

Ripple | Jun 22, 2022 Driving Crypto Innovation Through Top Engineering Talent in Canada Today we announced the opening of our new office in Toronto that will serve as a key engineering hub. The new office will be our first in Canada, supporting our continued growth in North America and beyond. We plan to initially


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Tax return backlog is still 'crushing the IRS’ — and taxpayers — as pileup exceeds 21 million, agency watchdog reports

The IRS backlog of tax returns has swelled to over 21 million, despite efforts to clear the pileup, according to a watchdog report.

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