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I make a modest living as a freelance writer, but I don't mind spending up to $1,000 a year on coffee

I make a modest living as a freelance writer, but I don’t mind spending up to $1,000 a year on coffee

Insider’s experts choose the best products and services to help you make informed decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. I’m happy to spend $5 on an Americano, even though I earn …

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"She never explained anything": I am an elderly person and I lost $100,000 on the stock market this year.  Can I sue my financial advisor?

“She never explained anything”: I am an elderly person and I lost $100,000 on the stock market this year. Can I sue my financial advisor?

I am a senior citizen and I suffered significant losses in the range of $100,000 during the recent stock market turmoil. Can I sue my financial advisor? I understand the dynamics of the market in terms of its ups and downs, and I’ve weathered them before. However, it has been different with the market over …

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Liz Truss vows to review tax rates amid cost of living crisis

Liz Truss has pledged to review all tax rates to help struggling households and businesses through the cost of living crisis, in her latest break from Treasury orthodoxy. The Prime Minister’s remarks during his first overseas trip to the United States pave the way for a radical overhaul of the system that could include a …

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Australian personal finance expert Melissa Browne (pictured) encourages others to learn financial literacy to achieve their personal financial goals by saving for an emergency fund, thinking long term, diversifying investments and living below it of your means

What is Inflation? A finance expert shares five things everyone should be doing as the cost of living rises

A personal finance expert has listed five smart financial strategies everyone should adopt as interest rates and the cost of living continue to rise. Melissa Browne, Founder of My Financial Adulting Plan, encourages others to learn financial literacy to achieve their personal financial goals by saving for an emergency fund, thinking long-term, diversifying investments, and …

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'We haven't seen a spike in food inflation yet': Food prices haven't risen so steeply since 1979, with basic groceries up nearly 40%

‘We haven’t seen a spike in food inflation yet’: Food prices haven’t risen so steeply since 1979, with basic groceries up nearly 40%

Food prices continued to rise in August, putting pressure on low- and middle-income households in particular. The cost of food for home preparation rose 13.5% from August 2021, the highest growth rate since March 1979, according to government data. The annual rise in the US consumer price index was 8.3% in August. Overall, food was …

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Robinhood users buy and own businesses "they know, understand and believe in for the long haul".  Here are their favorite stocks.

Robinhood users buy and own businesses “they know, understand and believe in for the long haul”. Here are their favorite stocks.

According to a new index in the brokerage app aimed at new investors, tech companies, electric vehicle makers and some meme stocks are among the overall mix of stocks in Robinhood users’ portfolios. These are stocks like Amazon AMZN, MSFTMicrosoft, Tesla TSLA, AAPL Apple, Ford Motor Company F and DisneyDIS. It is also Nio NIO, …

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