How much will Social Security rise in 2023?

(Dan Caplinger) Millions of retirees live on the fixed income that Social Security provides. With little outside savings in place, the fact that Social Security makes annual cost-of-living adjustments is essential, as it allows the purchasing power of checks received by program recipients to remain reasonably steady even in the face of high inflation. In … Read more

What does higher personal loan rates mean for borrowers

Annie Millerbrand Personal loan rates from banks, credit unions and online lenders have surged after repeated interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve this year, the latest of which came last week. The funding rate on 24-month personal loans from banks jumped from 8.73% in May to 10.16% in August, according to the latest data … Read more

The 2023 savings credit is available to more taxpayers than ever before

(Dan Caplinger) Everyone can benefit from saving for retirement. But especially when times are tough, it’s hard to find money to allocate. Anytime you can get help, it is worth taking advantage of it. The federal government has been concerned about making sure low- and middle-income Americans are ready for retirement. That’s why legislators created … Read more

Unprotected wildlife is imported into the United States at an 11 times greater rate than protected animals

Este Kotze / AP Global demand for exotic pets increasinga trend caused in part by social media and the shift from physical pet stores to Online Markets. United State One of the biggest Wildlife Trade Markets. and us new search It identified a staggering number of wild animals that are not regulated and brought into … Read more

Unprotected wildlife is imported into the United States at an 11 times greater rate than protected animals

Este Kotze / AP Global demand for exotic pets increasinga trend caused in part by social media and the shift from physical pet stores to Online Markets. United State One of the biggest Wildlife Trade Markets. and us new search It identified a staggering number of wild animals that are not regulated and brought into … Read more

You have canceled your home purchase plan. What now?

By SARA RATHNER NerdWallet Millennials are in peak nesting mode. We want an outdoor space that many apartments lack, or a growing room that a novice home doesn’t provide. There is just not a small problem. (Gestures are widespread on everything.) The median sale price of existing homes in the United States was $389,500 in … Read more

Save your money and keep your cool – Black Friday starts now

Tommy Tindall October is the new Black Friday. At least that’s the impression some retailers give. Target and Amazon are heading into the hot month with big discount events this week and the next in a row. Shoppers may find early sales a good way to do this Saving Money On gifts now. But don’t … Read more

Deer spread Lyme ticks in suburban backyards | Health, medicine and fitness

Stephen Renberg TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — They look so cute, quietly grazing in your own backyard. A new study has found that increasing numbers of white-tailed deer in the northeastern United States could help the spread of Lyme disease and another tick-borne disease, anaplasmosis, especially in suburban areas. search pointing to That … Read more

The surprising truth about the future of Social Security | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Selina Marangian) Here are some scary headlines you may have come across that give the impression that Social Security is on the way to becoming a thing of the past: “Social Security is expected to be insolvent a year earlier than previously expected” (New York times, 2021) “Why is Social Security running out of money?” … Read more

Seniors are just a month away from an important Social Security announcement | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Christy Pepper) In mid-October, retirees will get some important news from the Social Security Administration. It’s news that many people have been waiting for, and it will have a profound impact on the finances of seniors across the country. The cost of living adjustment for Social Security will be announced soon So, what’s the big … Read more