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Here's How High Prices Really Affect Consumers During The Holidays

Here’s How High Prices Really Affect Consumers During The Holidays

Apparently, all the media is beating the drum about the high costs of vacation-related goods and services. It is as it should be. After all, giving consumers an idea of ​​what their holiday budget faces in December is very helpful, especially as the cost of goods rises in a highly inflationary economy. What is less …

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Is money a weapon to control your spouse?  This financial abuse can destroy your marriage.

Is money a weapon to control your spouse? This financial abuse can destroy your marriage.

Progress has been slow, but American society’s openness to marriage norms and money issues continues to evolve. Married couples now include the LGBTQ+ community and 38% of breadwinners are women. I share this because gender norms are becoming less normal, which actually means no one is immune to the possibility of a spouse using money …

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China fuels markets as protests erupt over Covid lockdowns |  CNN Business

China fuels markets as protests erupt over Covid lockdowns | CNN Business

hong kong CNN Business — China’s major stock indexes and its currency opened sharply lower on Monday as widespread protests over the country’s tough Covid-19 restrictions over the weekend rattled investor sentiment. Hong Kong Hang Seng Index (HSI) fell 4.2% in early trading. It has since pared some losses and last traded 2% lower. The …

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Want more retirement income?  Here's an investment worth owning

Want more retirement income? Here’s an investment worth owning

(Maurie Backman) Retiring on Social Security alone is generally a bad idea. These benefits will only replace about 40% of your pre-retirement salary if you earn an average salary. And that’s assuming that benefits aren’t substantially reduced across the board. As Social Security faces a financial shortfall, seniors could face benefit cuts if lawmakers don’t …

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Some lawmakers want to strip social security from high earners.  Will this happen?

Some lawmakers want to strip social security from high earners. Will this happen?

(Maurie Backmann) Social Security is financially fragile. In future years, the program expects to owe more benefits than it takes in as baby boomers leave the workforce, reducing its main source of revenue, payroll taxes. If lawmakers fail to find a way to pump more money into Social Security, the program may have to cut …

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Foxconn offers to pay workers to leave world's largest iPhone factory after violent protests |  CNN Business

Foxconn offers to pay workers to leave world’s largest iPhone factory after violent protests | CNN Business

hong kong CNN Business — Foxconn has offered to pay newly hired workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to resign and leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly plant, in a bid to quell protests that have seen hundreds of clashes with security forces in central China compound. The Apple supplier made the offer on Wednesday following dramatic …

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Market sentiment for gold adjusts to recent comments from Fed officials

Market sentiment for gold adjusts to recent comments from Fed officials

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines sentiment as “an attitude, thought, or judgment motivated by feeling: predilection. : a specific view or notion: opinion. : emotion. : refined feeling: delicate sensitivity, especially expressed in a work of art. : emotional idealism. When it comes to financial markets, market sentiment is the view or attitude that creates our …

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