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New retirees will face financial surprises.  Advisors explain how to stay ahead of these shocks

New retirees will face financial surprises. Advisors explain how to stay ahead of these shocks

Retirement is a major goal that many workers watch for throughout their careers. However, once people reach retirement age, they are often in store for financial surprises, despite decades of preparation. For today’s retirees, this is compounded by new uncertainties brought by historically high inflation and recent stock market turmoil. Ideally, those retiring already have …

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As 30-year mortgage rates hit 6.7%, homebuyers face “payment shock.”  Here are ways to save

As 30-year mortgage rates hit 6.7%, homebuyers face “payment shock.” Here are ways to save

Noel Hendrickson/Getty Images Even with signs of a slowing housing market, home buyers are still feeling the sting of high prices and higher interest rates. The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is 6.7% on Friday, down from 3.3% at the start of 2022, according to Mortgage News Daily. Along with that, home prices …

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