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Historic rate hikes mark biggest 6-month rise in 41 years: what you should do with your money

Historic rate hikes mark biggest 6-month rise in 41 years: what you should do with your money

The Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday that it would raise benchmark interest rates by three-quarters of a percentage point and signaled that more hikes were to come. The rise is the third consecutive move of 0.75 percentage points and the fifth increase in the past six months – all part of a central bank effort …

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Life is a daily challenge for job seekers and an increase of $1.80 a day will still leave us well below to survive | Mark Goodrick and Jennifer Searston

Every waking moment is filled with thoughts of, “Are we going to have enough money to survive today?” The luxury of being able to make planning decisions for the future is alien to us. Jobseeker’s Allowance will increase slightly (by $1.80 a day from September 20) and that’s welcome, but it will still leave us …

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Why Social Security retirees should mark October 13 on their calendars | The Motley Fool

Social Security benefits have become an essential source of income for many American retirees and for people with disabilities. In fact, the Social Security Administration (SSA) found that among program participants, more than one-third of men and women receive about half of their income from Social Security benefits. For more than 10% of men and …

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