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Inflation in Europe falls to 2.4% as interest rates pack a punch. But the economy has stalled
Europeans again saw some relief as inflation dropped more than expected to 2.4% in November, the lowest in over two years, as plummeting energy costs have eased a cost-of-living crisis but higher interest rates squeeze the economy's ability to grow.Inflation for the 20 countries using the euro curre...
The world economy will slow next year because of inflation, high rates and war, OECD says
The global economy, which has proved surprisingly resilient this year, is expected to falter next year under the strain of wars, still-elevated inflation and continued high interest rates.The Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development estimated Wednesday that international gro...
Stock market today: Asia trading mixed after strong US consumer confidence data push Wall St higher
Asian shares were mixed Wednesday after a strong report on U.S. consumer confidence and hopes the Federal Reserve is finished with its aggressive interest rate hikes sent shares higher on Wall Street. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.1% in morning trading to 33,450.32. Australia's S&P/ASX 20...
She Wrote An 'Escape Plan' to Quit Her Job and Move to an Island. Now She's There Generating Nearly $300,000 A Year
In 2007, Marla Bainbridge Martinez went on a vacation that changed her life.She visited Isla Mujeres, a five-mile-long Mexican island off the coast of Cancun, and fell in love with it. She returned for regular visits, meeting other Americans who had moved there, and started thinking: "They get to li...
Russian consumers feel themselves in a tight spot as high inflation persists
The shelves at Moscow supermarkets are full of fruit and vegetables, cheese and meat. But many of the shoppers look at the selection with dismay as inflation makes their wallets feel empty. Russia's Central Bank has raised its key lending rate four times this year to try to get inflation under contr...
Turkey's central bank hikes interest rates again as it tries to tame eye-watering inflation
Turkey’s central bank delivered another huge interest rate hike on Thursday as it tries to curb double-digit inflation that has left households struggling to afford food and other basic goods.The bank pushed its policy rate up by 5 percentage points, to 40%, marking its sixth big interest rate hike ...
How to Stop Worrying About Money and Start Thriving
Money is a major source of stress for many of us. This shouldn’t come as a surprise. Without money, we can feel anxious and insecure, since we do not have the means to meet our basic needs. In fact, according to a Capital One and Decision Lab survey, more than three in four (77%) Americans […]
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52-Week Money Challenge: A Year of Savings
Financial well-being depends on saving money, which offers numerous benefits that contribute to a fulfilling and secure life. A few of the reasons why saving is so important are as follows: Financial security. In the event of an emergency, such as loss of employment, medical expenses, or car repairs, savings can provide a safety net. […]
Stock market today: Asian shares are mostly higher after Wall Street rally led by Microsoft gains
Asian shares were mostly higher on Tuesday after a rally on Wall Street led by gains in Microsoft following its announcement that it was hiring Sam Altman, former CEO of OpenAI, the ChatGPT maker. U.S. futures were higher while oil prices fell. Chinese markets were lifted by a report in the financia...
Invest in Real Estate with Your IRA or 401(k): A Comprehensive Guide
There are a lot of people looking to get into the real estate game. However, they have no idea where to start, so they don’t participate. And you can’t exactly blame them. There have historically been high barriers to entry into commercial real estate, such as steep up-front capital costs, so many people cannot afford […]
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20 Productive Things to Do When You Have No Money
When you don’t have any money, it can be stressful. Don’t let that stop you from being productive. Even if you’re on a tight budget, you can still improve your life and reach your goals. When you don’t have any money, here are 20 productive things you can do. 1. Hold a bill-lowering session. Are […]
Target tops third quarter profit expectations, but inflation weighs on shoppers
Target on Wednesday reported a hefty third-quarter profit increase that handily beat Wall Street expectations as the retailer held down costs and cut inventory. Revenue slipped more than 4%, however, as customers saddled with broadly higher costs pulled back on spending as the holiday season nears. ...