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4 drastic - but painless - changes I made to my financial plan to prepare for a recession

4 drastic – but painless – changes I made to my financial plan to prepare for a recession

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Americans have been warned to prepare for the highest Thanksgiving gas prices EVER as millions hit the road

Americans have been warned to prepare for the highest Thanksgiving gas prices EVER as millions hit the road

Americans could face the highest gas prices ever for the Thanksgiving holiday season, as millions prepare to hit the road amid still-high prices and inflation. The national average price of a gallon of gasoline is expected to hit $3.68 next Thursday, November 24, as Americans gear up for the holiday. That number is 30 cents …

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Protesters call for student debt forgiveness outside the US Department of Education on April 4.  The protest was organized by the Debt Collective, a group that bought and paid off student debt at Bennett College, a school for women.

Student debt relief is not expected anytime soon. What should you do to prepare

The Biden administration’s student debt cancellation plan is locked in litigation. That means Americans shouldn’t expect relief anytime soon. They should be ready to start repayments again on January 1. Here’s how. Now that millions of Americans are unlikely to get student loan forgiveness by the end of the year, they should prepare (and quickly) …

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Markets are getting a wake-up call in 2023, says Morgan Stanley, which is offering a plan for investors to prepare.

Markets are getting a wake-up call in 2023, says Morgan Stanley, which is offering a plan for investors to prepare.

Federal Reserve Governor Christopher Waller and several strategists said last week’s weaker-than-expected October CPI, which sent the S&P 500 to its best level in five months, was overblown. His words could be heard as stock futures point to a softer start in the last full week before the start of Thanksgiving. We will also have …

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5 Ways Startups Can Prepare for a Recession

5 Ways Startups Can Prepare for a Recession

Startups face unique challenges during an economic downturn. They are generally not yet profitable and therefore depend on external funding. They are therefore particularly exposed when macroeconomic conditions change. To weather a recession, startup CEOs need to hit the road and talk to customers. They must also focus on preserving their corporate culture and retaining …

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Retiring in a slowing economy?  3 steps can help you prepare

Retiring in a slowing economy? 3 steps can help you prepare

People planning to retire in the near future, as well as pre-retirees, will likely have to navigate choppy waters during these times. A plummeting stock market, a slowing economy, and a Federal Reserve that has signaled further interest rate hikes to fight inflation are forcing retirees to make smart decisions to avoid jeopardizing a successful …

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Year-end financial checklist: prepare now and you'll have time to adjust

Year-end financial checklist: prepare now and you’ll have time to adjust

The end of the third quarter and the beginning of the fourth quarter often mark a pivotal time to check the pulse of financial and investment plans. Reviewing your year-end financial checklist now provides the “best of both worlds” – allowing you to review and assess progress against goals set at the start of the …

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