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Proposed changes to retirement system get approval from Senate committee, setting stage for potential passage of ‘Secure 2.0’ this year

The so-called EARN Act received unanimous approval from the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday, making it more likely that 'Secure 2.0' will clear Congress.

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One of Biggest Bitcoin Mining Firms in Canada, Bitfarms, to Adjust HOLD Strategy

U.Today | Arman Shirinyan | Jun 21, 2022 A global Bitcoin self-mining company, Bitfarms based in Canada, is now "adjusting its HODL strategy" according to the press release to add more liquidity and strengthen its balance sheet. Reportedly, the company has sold 3,000 BTC for approximately $62 million at the average price of $20,600. The


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High inflation has 58% of people nervous about their savings, survey finds. One trick may help you boost your emergency cash

The percentage of people who are uncomfortable with the money they have set aside is now 58%, up from 44% two years ago, a new Bankrate.com survey finds.

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Justin Hartzman: Unveiling the Celsius and 3 Arrows Capital implosions

Justin Hartzman on Medium | Jun 22, 2022 The markets have been absolutely brutal. Over the last month, we have seen a stablecoin provider, a leading lending provider, and one of the biggest crypto hedge funds implode entirely. We have discussed Terra’s implosion in the past. Today, let’s focus on Celsius and 3 Arrows Capital


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With or without a federal gas tax holiday, here are 4 ways to save money at the pump

President Biden asked Congress to suspend the federal gas tax to provide some relief for drivers. Even without a bill, there are ways to cut costs at the pump.

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What’s next for crypto?

Bitvo | Tristram Waye | Jun 23, 2022 Right now, crypto is in transition, and this is the perfect time to be reflecting on what the next big thing might be. And as traders and players in the space, thinking about what’s ahead is the key to identifying that next big thing. Which reminded me


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Suze Orman: Series I bonds are the one investment every person should have right now

Personal finance expert Suze Orman calls nearly risk-free government series I bonds "a fabulous investment" to have amid record high inflation.

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What Millennials Want From Their Wealth Management Firm

Quartz | Tiffany Ap | Jun 16, 2022 Over the next few decades, around $30 trillion in wealth is expected to be passed down from Baby Boomers to millennials.  A survey from Capgemini Research Institute found that they’re going to be pickier customers for wealth management firms than their parents and grandparents. Surveyed nearly 3,000


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IRS is making progress on tax return backlog, but millions remain unprocessed — including 11 million individual returns

The IRS is making progress on its backlog of unprocessed tax returns, but millions remain, according to the agency.

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Student loan forgiveness 'is not a problem that concerns the wealthy or the Ivy League,' Schumer says

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called on the labor movement to join him in his fight to get President Joe Biden to forgive $50,000 per borrower.

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Liquid Avatar Releases Update to It’s Feature Rich Self-Sovereign Identity Mobile App

Liquid Avatar Technologies | Release | Jun 21, 2022 TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / June 21, 2022 / Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. (CSE:LQID)(OTCQB:LQAVF)(FRA:4T51), a global blockchain and FinTech solutions company focused on digital identity, integrated avatars, and the Metaverse, is proud to announce that it has launched its updated feature-rich Self Sovereign Identity App, Liquid


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Maine insurance agency faces online backlash after racist Juneteenth sign

The Harry E Reed Insurance Agency of Millinocket, Maine, is facing criticism for posting a racist sign on Juneteenth.

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This is what women must do to overcome the retirement savings shortfall, says a financial pro

A financial pro shares her top tips to to shore up a long-term plan and close the retirement savings gap, once and for all.

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How likely are stimulus checks to be used in the next recession? Economists weigh in

Stimulus checks were used at a larger scale during the pandemic-era recession than ever before. Why Americans could the payments again in the next downturn.

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As 529 plan balances shrink, parents may want to consider this investment to build college savings

The average 529 plan balance has shrunk in recent month. Some financial advisors say I bonds may be worth considering as an alternative.

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