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    The Inflation Debate Doesn’t Reach The Real Issue

    U.S. economist Larry Summers speaks during a panel on the second day of the annual meeting of the … [+] World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) ASSOCIATED PRESS With talk of yet another pandemic stimulus—or bail-out or rescue, depending on your views—concerns have finally stirred among the economic… More

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    What You Absolutely Need To Know About Financing College

    One of the most alarming trends I’ve seen in recent years is people taking college debt into retirement. Worse yet, millions are unable to adequately save because of this burden. It’s an economic impediment to progress. There’s a lot they don’t tell you about making college affordable and graduating debt free. They should offer required… More

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    Social Security Payments Rise: What You Need To Know Now

    Despite everything else going on, here’s some good news: Social Security benefits will be higher in 2021. The raise is due to the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), which will increase benefits 1.3% this year. For an individual retiring at “full” retirement age, the maximum Social Security check will rise to $3,148 a month in 2021 from… More

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    How You Can Protect Your 401(k) Plan From Cyberthieves

    Like anything else involved with money, 401(k) plans are being stalked by cyberthieves. They want to get access to your plan so that they can steal money from it, also known as “unauthorized withdrawals” in industry parlance. According to the Golan Christie Taglia LLC law firm, cybercriminals gain access through this modus operandi: “A participant… More

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    How To Save Big — Even During A Major Downturn

    My youngest daughter has the right idea. She doesn’t want to own a car or buy a house right now. Better yet, she’d rather save and invest money. If you’re working or between jobs, savings always gives you flexibility. Being out of debt and not having obligations gives you freedom. Despite what our consumerist society… More