By 2030, retirees will be spending more than 50% of their social security income on health care.
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Determine your strategy for debt repayment when dealing with more than just a single balance or loan.
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A Health Savings Account (HSA) is like a personal savings account, but the money can only be used for qualified healthcare expenses.
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Financial market volatility spiked in October as global equity markets experienced a violent reversal.
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Both Republicans and Democrats are believed to support a tougher stance on Chinese trade and intellectual property practices.
Today's Stocks & Topics: CTSH - Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. Inflation, China & the Recession, DWDP - DowDuPont Inc., PCG - PG&E Corp., GE - General Electric Co., FB - Facebook Inc. Cl A, BAC - Bank of America Corp., Asian Stock Market, PCG & Pensions, CSCO - Cisco Systems Inc.
However, other inflation measures have leveled off to around 2% and The Fed is watching.
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The phenomenon of spending more money, once you begin to make more money, can have short or long-term financial consequences.
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A constrained housing supply has fueled the sharp increase of home prices and weakened affordability.
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More than 9 out of 10 workers choose to roll over their plan selections, which may not be not be the best choice.
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What does this mean for the market and investors that follow Buffett's Moves?
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The recent pullback--while scary--has put some opportunity out front again.
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Employment costs rose more than expected in the third quarter in a sign that more inflation could be brewing in the U.S. economy.
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In a speech, Yellen labeled Bitcoin a “highly speculative asset” and “not a stable source of value".
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Concerns include the sliding housing market, a ballooning trade deficit, and headwinds from Fed policies.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Utilities & REITs, Volatility, AFL - AFLAC Inc., Mortgages, IFN - India Fund Inc., The Stock Market, GCINX - Green Century MSCI International Index Fund Investor, Maximum Pessimism, Economy Roll-over.
Lagging the market has always been an inherent part of their strategies and it’s important to develop realistic expectations.
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The first U.S. corporation to reach a market value of $1 trillion may have to place greater reliance on its software and services businesses.
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The world's biggest equipment maker may be a victim of deepening U.S.-China trade tensions.
Today's Stocks & Topics: T - AT&T Inc., ACB - Aurora Cannabis Inc., YY - YY Inc. ADR, SEE - Sealed Air Corp., BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, Home Sales, MPC - Marathon Petroleum Corp., Swing Trading, Volatility, Treasury Bonds.
Responding to market volatility by selling stocks is hardly ever a good idea.
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