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

Wall Street’s Big Secret Won’t Tell You About Investing

(Ryan Downey) Investors can learn valuable lessons from Wall Street, but professionals aren’t always eager to reveal their secrets. Fortunately, there is one common misconception in the stock market that isn’t hard to correct — and it happens to be linked to some of the more costly mistakes retail investors make. Keep this “secret” in … Read more

Not a fan of work? Joining the FIRE movement might be right for you

(Stephon Walters) FIRE movement – which means “Financial independence, early retirement“- encourages people to deliberately take the financial steps needed to achieve financial independence at a young age. While most FIRE enthusiasts aim to do so in their forties, many do so in their thirties or early fifties.” FIRE is knowing what is perfect for … Read more

Astros, Padres, Phils are advancing, the guards are close

By The Associated Press The Houston Astros return to the AL Championship for the sixth year in a row. A big swing for Jeremy Peña was enough. Pena came in the eighteenth inning, and Houston beat the Seattle Mariners 1-0 on Saturday To clear three matches for their AL Division Series. Luis Garcia worked five … 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

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

Why investing in income properties is not part of my retirement strategy

(Morri Bachmann) There’s a reason many retirees tend to struggle financially – they don’t provide themselves with enough income streams for their senior years. Many seniors end up turning to Social Security to save the bulk of their income (or, in some cases, all of their income). But these benefits generally will not pave the … 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