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Do you have $250 more per month?  Here's how to turn it into $500,000

Do you have $250 more per month? Here’s how to turn it into $500,000

(Kailey Hagen) For most of us, $250 is no small chunk of change. But sadly, that doesn’t look like much next to our monthly bills, which are usually in the thousands of dollars. And it looks even smaller next to the hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of dollars we plan to spend in retirement. …

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Why I Don't Count on Social Security, and You Shouldn't Either

Why I Don’t Count on Social Security, and You Shouldn’t Either

(James Brumley) There was a time when Social Security payments were a key part of people’s retirement funding plans. But this is less and less the case, and rightly so. The program is struggling to handle a burden that was unanticipated when it was created in 1935. Namely, people are living longer. Then the average …

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'Painfully Slow Capitulation': Why Investors Keep Getting Inflation Wrong

‘Painfully Slow Capitulation’: Why Investors Keep Getting Inflation Wrong

A brutal third quarter in financial markets ended on Friday and one thing is crystal clear: inflation is the most important factor driving asset valuations right now and yet few, if any, are able to accurately predict where it is likely to go. . The reason? Professional forecasters, policymakers and traders all continue to dismiss …

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US imposes 'swift and severe costs' on Russia after Putin's annexation of Ukraine |  CNN Politics

US imposes ‘swift and severe costs’ on Russia after Putin’s annexation of Ukraine | CNN Politics

CNN — The United States is imposing what it describes as ‘swift and severe costs’ on Russia, including sanctions on a figure the Biden administration says is key to Russia’s economy, after the president Vladimir Putin has announced the annexation of parts of Ukraine following what the West calls “sham referendums. Putin on Friday signed …

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Falling stocks and bonds jeopardize technology, the dollar and private equity

Falling stocks and bonds jeopardize technology, the dollar and private equity

Text size Japan had to step in to support the decline of the yen for the first time since 1998, even as it tries to keep interest rates low. Akio Ko/Bloomberg The world has been addicted to cheap money for years. Now we see what the withdrawal looks like. The lifting of interest rates from …

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The Crypto Correction Shows the Market is Working

The Crypto Correction Shows the Market is Working

Text size Crypto regulation must address the real issues of money laundering, sanction evasion, terrorist financing and other criminal behavior, as well as the implications of this new technology for the traditional monopoly of nation states on monetary policy. The time of dreams About the authors: JAmil N. Jaffer is the founder and executive director …

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