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2 easy ways to boost your retirement savings before the end of the year

November 23, 2022 4:18 a.m. [email protected] (Maurie Backman) Job : November 23, 2022 4:18 a.m. Updated: November 23, 2022 9:06 a.m. Now that we are nearing the end of 2022, many people are starting to take stock of their finances. That means evaluating emergency funds, looking at brokerage accounts, and seeing how well they’re doing […]

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Case study: Energy savings to be found

South Street Energy, specialists in sustainable energy management, says that with rising energy costs, food manufacturers and distributors are finding new ways to save money with their energy systems. renewable energy and increase their yields. Victoria-based Lago Smallgoods and Sealane Food Group have joined South Street Energy’s innovative distributed generation network, an award-winning new way […]

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Without Savings at 50, I Could Earn Passive Income for Life Using This Idea

Elderly couple walking in the park By the time I turn 50, I hope to be a wealthy man with early retirement on the horizon. One of the ways I focus on doing this is by regularly investing in stocks that have the potential to pay me a dividend or capital appreciation. Yet life has […]

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With rising heating costs, the Energy Savings Fair draws a crowd to White River Junction

A map shows who visited the Affordable Energy Resources Fair before lunch in White River Junction on Nov. 19, 2022, as Vital Communities volunteer Sarah Jackson, of Randolph, right, and Lindy Bean, of Hanover, New Hampshire , talk at the first event to highlight ways to weatherize homes. Photo by Geoff Hansen/Valley News Editor’s note: […]

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Santander has raised interest rates on savings accounts – full breakdown here | Personal finance | Finance

Over the past month, Santander has announced two drastic interest rate hikes on its savings accounts. Notably, the former was in response to a move by the Bank of England earlier in November while the latter saw massive changes in the bank’s current account rates. With many families struggling with the cost of living, Brits […]

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Retirement savings declined for low-income Americans in the 2010s, even as the economy grew

As the old saying goes, a rising tide lifts all the boats in the harbor. But when it comes to retirement assets, the U.S. economy hasn’t worked that way — in fact, those at the bottom end have sunk again. This is revealed by a new study by Economic Innovation Group (EIG), a bipartisan public […]

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“I have significant savings and several properties”: I am 52 years old, I am happily divorced and I have 4 nieces and nephews. How can I entrust my heritage to future generations?

By Quentin Fottrell “As a teacher, I believe that education has been at the heart of my experience and my social mobility. I want to make sure that future generations have this opportunity.” Dear Quentin, I am a 52 year old second generation teacher, happily newly divorced, without a will. I have an incredible chance […]

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The new council will have to find £38million in additional savings

The new Somerset unitary authority will need to find more than £38million in additional savings in the first year of its existence. There are less than five months until Somerset County Council and the four district councils – Mendip, Sedgemoor, Somerset West & Taunton and South Somerset – are officially replaced in the unitary council […]

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Gobble up the energy savings for him

The holiday season is upon us. With dropping temperatures, shorter days and longer nights, guests staying over, and appliances running at full capacity, the Thanksgiving holiday can lead to increased energy consumption. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) understands that customers face rising costs for a variety of products and services and we’re here to […]

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How Hartlepool Borough Council aims to achieve nearly £10million in budget savings by 2025

Hartlepool Borough Council agents say they face an estimated £9.750m deficit in 2023-24 and 2024-25 – with more than 80 per cent coming in the first year. Finance chiefs said the deficit had more than doubled since the June estimate due to inflation, which was “initially driven by high energy and fuel costs and is […]

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How a Roth Ladder Can Improve Your Retirement Savings

This article is reproduced with permission from NerdWallet. The investment information provided on this page is for educational purposes only. NerdWallet does not provide advisory or brokerage services, and does not recommend or advise investors to buy or sell particular stocks, securities or other investments. The Roth IRA can be an attractive retirement account for […]

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Create a Budget to Survive Holiday Shopping – NBC 7 San Diego

Your dollar won’t buy you as much this holiday season. Budgets are stretched, with inflation and high gas prices, so NBC 7 and Telemundo 20 are considering ways to celebrate the holidays without breaking the bank. Every shopping season should start with creating a budget, but how do you estimate how much to set aside? […]

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Opinion: The floodgates are open for grandparents to save on college for grandkids

If you’re a grandparent looking to save the day by helping your grandkids pay for college, take a look at a tax-efficient 529 college savings plan before the end of the year. Rule Changes Federal financial aid calculations in 2023 mean new investment opportunities are open for family members to help without hurting financial aid. […]

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Kotak’s next big challenge: retaining savvy customers

Bombay : Kotak Mahindra Bank has the highest current and savings account (CASA) ratio – or low-cost funds – among Indian banks at 56.2%. Still, Uday Kotak, the managing director and chief executive, is concerned, considering that growth in the savings account has declined steadily over the past seven quarters, after cutting the interest rate […]

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M’sia private pension plans, long-term investment savings

[This is a sponsored article with Private Pension Administrator Malaysia.] Disclaimer: This article is for educational and informational purposes only. It is not intended to substitute for financial advice. Readers are encouraged to do their own research before reaching any conclusions based solely on this content. Vulcan Post disclaims any award or liability for any […]

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How I coped when all my Christmas savings were wiped out by a single accident

IIt was during the big freeze in December 2010 that my carefully planned Christmas budget began to fall dramatically. We had done well so far. I had skimped and saved so we could plan a wonderful Christmas morning for our 2 year old boy and 11 year old daughter. I had been saving money from […]

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Choose the right health savings or reimbursement plan and save on medical costs

Many workers in the region will not only decide soon on the best mutual health insurance for 2023, but also on a health savings or reimbursement plan. “These reimbursement accounts give individuals the opportunity to stretch their dollars and, in one case, grow them for future needs,” Richard Argentieri, director of sales and marketing at […]

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Unification Church Founder Says People’s Savings in Japan Go to Church Members

Unification Church founder Sun Myung Moon, left, and his wife Hak Ja Han are seen in an image from the official YouTube channel of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification. The late Unification Church founder Sun Myung Moon said during a sermon in South Korea in […]

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Vanguard launches pension fund to capture slice of Australia’s $2 trillion savings pool

American investment giant Avant-garde launched a pension fund in Australia in a bid to win a slice of the world’s fifth-largest pension fund worth $3.3 trillion (US$2.18 trillion). On November 11, Vanguard announced its new product, Vanguard Super, which will try to win over local workers by undermining its competitors. “As the first new entrant […]

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Impact of Inflation and Global Economic Crisis on Sri Lankan Middle Class Savings – Financial News

To this day, it is no secret that we, as a society and a country, are in the throes of recession. With a population of 22 million and a stock of foreign debt of US$69 billion, we are experiencing a sharp increase in the prices of goods and […]

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No savings at 40? I would start by investing £1,000 in a Stocks and Shares ISA

Young black woman looking worried in front of her laptop If I hadn’t accumulated retirement savings by the time I turned 40, I would go online and immediately create a Stocks and Shares ISA. It’s not that hard to do. There are many online investment platforms to choose from, including A.BellBestinvest, Charles Stanley Direct, Hargreaves […]

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Siemens Healthineers aims for $300 million in savings

The overhaul will cost between 350 million and 450 million euros by 2025 Planned job cuts ERLANGEN, Germany, November 9 (Reuters) – Siemens Healthineers (SHLG.DE) will restructure its diagnostics division to save around 300 million euros ($302 million) each year from 2025, the US-German medical device maker announced on Wednesday. He said he would spend […]

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Consider retirement when comparing retirement savings suggestions

Image: chaylek/Shutterstock.com John Grobe How much money do you need to save for your retirement? If you follow financial websites, blogs, and publications, I bet you read an article on this topic at least once a month. Well, here’s another one! • A recent Schwab® survey indicates that, on average, workers believe they will need […]

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DMO issues 2 savings bonds with high interest rates

The Debt Management Office (DMO) issued two new savings bonds redeemable after two and three years with an interest rate of 12.492% and 13.492%, respectively. The DMO said in a statement yesterday that the bond offerings would begin on November 7 and end on the 11th while the settlement date is the 16th with expected […]

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What is the impact of inflation on my savings? What is my long-term financial plan? Ask your financial advisor these 5 questions now.

By Zoe Han Rising prices and an uncertain economic outlook mean it’s time to take stock Prices are rising all over the world. With many economists predicting a recession in 2023, it’s time to take stock. Are you planning a winter vacation? Do you want to buy this costume or dress for the office party? […]

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Automation of savings and investment contributions after retirement

Automating pension income for future investments is a surefire way to increase retirement income. (Picture: Pixabay) For years, many employees have automated their retirement contributions through payroll deductions or standing orders. They have developed a habit of saving and investing regularly that continues into retirement to generate income streams. A 2019 report from the National […]

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Foreign aid budget will remain capped as Jeremy Hunt seeks more savings

Britain’s foreign aid budget will remain capped at this year’s autumn statement and will not return to the level promised by the Tories in the last election, according to The Telegraph. Sources familiar with preparations for Jeremy Hunt’s November 17 statement said he was unlikely to increase the budget from its current level of 0.5% […]

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4 ETFs that can boost your retirement savings

The bear market has many investors looking for smart buys that can lift their retirement portfolios above the returns of major indexes. It is unreasonable to think that you will consistently outperform the market over the long term. However, there are some great exchange-traded funds (ETFs) out there that can accelerate growth or improve income […]

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How much will the new pension savings tax raid cost you?

A new raid on retirement savings will mean two million savers will now face tax charges of up to 55% on their retirement funds, an analysis has found. The lifetime retirement allowance is a cap on the amount of money you can save for your retirement without having to pay tax. The threshold is currently […]

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Martin Lewis urges low-income households to open ‘unbeatable’ bonus savings account for £300 boost

People on low incomes and claiming universal credit or tax credits are encouraged by Martin Lewis to look into an ‘unbeatable’ bonus savings scheme offered by the UK government that could boost your annual income by an impressive £300 £. Universal Credit applicants who receive a “zero reward” from the Department for Work and Pensions […]

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Want to increase your income or savings? Consider These Four Annuity Enhancements

By Ken Nuss Annuities come in different varieties, and each type offers different optional features. Since there are so many jumpers and options, it’s impossible to cover them all in one article. I’ve picked out four that may be particularly useful, depending on your situation and preferences. Ken Nuss Return of the Premium Rider A […]

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Young workers cast a wide net for retirement savings opportunities

While the 401(k) remains the primary retirement savings vehicle for workers today, Gen Z and Millennial workers are more likely to seek a wider range of resources, options and investment vehicles to financial wellness tools and tips. According Schwab Retirement Plan Services Annual Survey of 401(k) Plan Participantsunlike older generations, other types of investments are […]

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Consumers still have 75% of pandemic excess savings

Data: US Federal Reserve; Note: Highest and lowest incomes refer to households in the top and bottom income quartiles; Graphic: Madison Dong/Axios Visuals Americans are still collectively sitting on $1.7 trillion in excess savings accumulated during the pandemic. Why is this important: The cash pile has helped put a floor under consumers facing higher prices, […]

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Americans’ personal savings have fallen off a cliff. Be prepared how much they have gone down.

By Quentin Fottrell Financial advisors offer their top tips for boosting savings as economic uncertainty rises As the red flags go away, that’s a big deal. The personal savings rate – that is, personal savings as a percentage of disposable income, or the share of income left over after paying taxes and spending money – […]

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Log in to see your in-kind savings

Families in Queensland will benefit from even better services and a lower cost of living thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s $1 billion investment in kindergarten, with 14,000 children now able to enroll in completely free kindergarten in 2023. Visiting Lady Gowrie Love Street Child Center in Fortitude Valley today, Education Minister Grace Grace said around […]

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American Savings Bank profits rise amid high interest rates

American Savings Bank reported today that its net profit rose 7.7% in the third quarter on the back of a double-digit increase in lending amid rising interest rates. The state’s third-largest bank increased lending 11% to $5.69 billion from the previous quarter and saw it jump 19.2% on an annualized basis from the April-June period. […]

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Isas vs Savings Accounts: Which is the Better Home for Your Cash Savings?

Figuring out the best place to put your savings — whether it’s a typical savings account or a tax-free Isa — isn’t always an easy decision. The ridiculously low interest rates offered by savings accounts of all kinds over the past few years have hurt the appeal of Isas, as most ordinary savings accounts have […]

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An Unkind Hike: The Hindu Editorial on Small Economies

With persistently high inflation, small savings rates should have been pegged higher With persistently high inflation, small savings rates should have been pegged higher The The government has recently raised yields on a handful of small savings instruments for the current quarter from October to December by 0.1 to 0.3 percentage point. Popular middle class […]

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Savings on NS&I Turbo Charges – and some fares have doubled!

National Savings and Investments has finally raised the rates on a number of its easy-to-access, fixed-rate savings offerings. Its Direct Savings and Income Bonds now pay 1.8%, down from 1.2% previously, representing better rates for around 600,000 savers. In December 2021, they only paid 0.15%. Income bonds are popular with retirees because they pay income […]

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PSE&G shares winter home heating savings tips for NJ customers

An average price increase of 20% for natural gas approved by the State Board of Utilities last month has customers in New Jersey looking for a possible way to reduce their home heating costs this winter. Both JCP&L and PSE&G offer some taxpayer incentives, but Susanna Chiu, senior director of operational services at PSE&G, said […]

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Laura, 36, has exhausted her savings to live abroad and study. How can she replenish her nest egg with $72,800 a year?

Laura, 36, worries about the future. She used up her savings at 30 to live abroad for a year and a half and go to college, but now she’s saving again and wondering how much she needs to save for her retirement. Laura earns $72,800 a year working in an NGO. She earns an average […]

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ICICI Bank raises service fees for NRI savings accounts

The second largest private sector bank in India, ICICI Bank, has increased its service charges on NRI savings accounts. According to an official press release from the bank, the new service fees will take effect on November 1, 2022. Along with the increase in service fees, the bank has also increased penalties for different transactions […]

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Fed analysis: Pandemic savings boom could fuel inflation

According an economic analysis released today by the staff of the Federal Reserve. The authors estimated that US households accumulated approximately $2.3 trillion in savings in 2020 and through the summer of 2021, well beyond what they would have saved had the income and expenditure components increased. to pre-pandemic levels. They also concluded that since […]

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401(k) and other 2023 retirement savings limits jump by record amount

Young workers will be allowed to contribute up to $22,500 before taxes to a 401(k) in 2023, while those 50 and older will be able to save $30,000. Getty The Internal Revenue Service announced today that young workers will be allowed to contribute up to $22,500 before taxes to a 401(k) or similar retirement savings […]

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Treasurer Fitzgerald Announces Application Registration for College Savings Iowa – Mix 107.3 KIOW

Des Moines, Iowa — State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald is helping families start saving for higher education while moving this fall. “Between watching football, carving pumpkins and going to apple orchards, many families are keeping busy before settling in for the winter,” Fitzgerald said. “Now, with the READYSAVE 529 app, families can sign up for a […]

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Two funds that will protect your savings in times of market turbulence

Until the spring of last year, the trust had traded at around face value, but since then it has been discounted, currently around 4.7%. This is a fund that should get you up at night. To buy. For an even stronger rest, the explicit “wealth preservation” funds are your best bet. Our favorite has long […]

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Millions stand to lose thousands in savings and may have to sell homes as Jeremy Hunt hints at delayed welfare reform

MILLIONS of hard-core Britons could lose thousands in savings as Jeremy Hunt plans to delay massive welfare reforms by a YEAR. The new chancellor is said to be weighing yet ANOTHER U-turn in government policy after ripping last month’s mini-budget to shreds, according to The temperature. 1 Jeremy Hunt seen leaving his London home this […]

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Are loan funds better than normal savings?

Are loan funds better than normal savings? Debt fund are mutual funds in which investment is made in corporate and government bonds, treasury bills and corporate debt securities. They offer a consistent return on investment. Debt funds have become popular investment instruments in recent years due to their low risk and consistent returns. Debt funds […]

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Why I Keep My Money Out of High Yield Savings Accounts

Photo of a man struggling with financial problems Interest rates rise, causing stock prices to fall. So should I be looking to put my money in a high yield savings account right now? Currently, there is an instant access savings account with an interest rate of 2.75% and a five-year fixed account offering 5% interest. […]

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Your Money: Need a Debt Savings Plan Now

By Joydeep Sen When we discuss mutual fund categories, we discuss performance metrics, amount of funds under management, investment logic, and future expectations. Today, let’s talk about another point of view. And that is to say the number of investors served by the different categories of funds. As we do not have data on the […]

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Want to open a savings account? The main street branch will offer you lower rates

Savers are being deprived of thousands of pounds in interest because banks and building societies are withholding their best rates from customers who prefer to manage their accounts in branches, analysis by The Mail on Sunday reveals. Some banks and building societies offer more than ten times more interest on their best online savings accounts […]

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Hurricane Ian destroyed pensioners’ savings

Hurricane Ian may have destroyed the financial security of thousands of Florida retirees whose savings were invested in homes and apartments destroyed by storm winds and flooding. Post-storm modeling from analytics firm CoreLogic Inc. found nearly 800,000 homes in Florida experienced hurricane-force winds during the storm, with about 600,000 experiencing winds strong enough to flatten […]

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How to check the post office savings account book online?

By Anshul October 14, 2022 at 11:52 a.m. STI (Update) mini Customers of the postal savings account will now be able to access their account information from anywhere and without having to go to the bank. Here is a step by step guide The Government of India (GoI) has recently introduced an electronic passbook system […]

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Gen Z starts as early as 19: Comparison with Millennials, Gen X and Baby Boomers

Eva Katalin / iStock.com Of the four generational cohorts currently in the workforce, Gen Z is probably the least likely to depend on Social Security to fund their retirement. Social Security cash reserves should be fully sold out around 2034while even the oldest Gen Z workers will still not be 40. See: Can I benefit […]

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Nearly 1,000 Families Applied, 350 Accepted into Tennessee Education Savings Account Pilot Plan | Tennessee

(The Center Square) – Tennessee has seen nearly 1,000 families apply and more than 350 have been accepted into the state education savings account pilot program. The program grew out of 2019 legislation that was later blocked by an injunction in 2019 before being canceled by the Tennessee Supreme Court in May. The program was […]

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Kwarteng seeks savings from UK aid budget to help offset cost of tax cuts

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng faces Tory opposition to proposals to save £5billion a year from Britain’s overseas aid budget as he begins the politically perilous task of plugging a hole budget estimated at £60 billion. Reducing UK government spending in the developing world is probably one of the less difficult options Kwarteng faces as he tries […]

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children’s savings account program launched in Wyoming | New

Courtesy picture The Teton Literacy Center (TLC) is thrilled to share the success of the pilot launch of our Funding Futures Children’s Savings Account tool to encourage post-secondary education and savings. Funding Futures aims to change family and student expectations, increase academic performance and long-term TLC retention, and provide financial literacy and empowerment. The Funding […]

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Inculcating a culture of savings in Kenya

Columnists Inculcating a culture of savings in Kenya Monday, October 10, 2022 It is also incumbent on Kenyans themselves – and not just those who are already financially savvy – to save responsibly. PICTURES | SHUTTER In a world where people aren’t often reminded to save their money, it’s easy to overlook the value of […]

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Get up to 7.21% on your savings backed by the UK Treasury – ‘Bonds are back’ | Personal finance | Finance

Few savers have bothered to buy government bonds over the past twelve years because yields were low and prices high. This trend has now reversed and savers can now earn equivalent returns of up to 7.21% per annum before tax. Gilts, short for gilded securities, are bonds issued by the UK Treasury to fund government […]

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Without Savings, I’d Use Warren Buffett’s 5 Tips for Building Wealth

close-up photo of investor Warren Buffett Written by Adam Othman at The Motley Fool Canada Wealth creation takes time, patience and a disciplined approach to investing. But it also takes capital, that is to say the financial seed that makes the tree of wealth sprout. For people who want to build wealth but don’t have […]

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I use a health savings account. When can I deduct medical expenses?

Q. I use a Health Savings Account (HSA) for medical expenses. This year, I’m going to use it all and more. When can I deduct medical expenses? — Fed up with taxes A. Health Savings Accounts (HSA) give you the opportunity to put money aside before it is taxed. It’s a big saving if you […]

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Super savings fall, household expenses rise – why did you retire?

A check on your super balance will most likely see that it’s gone down since the start of the year – and yet the cost of a weekly shop has gone up, and the price of your favorite restaurant meal makes it unpleasant. New research by independent retirement fund provider Household Capital, in conjunction with […]

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Which is better to save tax, returns

Postal Scheme National Savings Certificate or Tax Saver FD: Which is Better for Saving Tax, Returns Many risk-averse investors put money in a 5-year fixed deposit to take advantage of the tax deduction under Section 80C of the 1961 Income Tax. has risen in recent months as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has raised […]

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The government is raising interest rates on small savings plans, should you invest in them?

The Ministry of Finance has announced that the SCSS will now offer a yield of 7.6%, 20 basis points higher than the 7.4% pa in force during the quarter. October-December 2022. This follows the recent 50 basis point (bps) hike in the repo rate by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on September 30, 2022. […]

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Universal Credit cuts likely as government seeks £40bn savings

IN-WORK benefits, Universal Credit Standard Allowance and Disability Support could all be reduced as the UK Government aims to achieve efficiency savings. Tony Wilson, director of the Institute for Employment Studies, told the Herald he fears the Treasury is planning to make significant savings to the UK’s social security budget to help fund tax cuts […]

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Inflation forces people to dip into their savings, which is a bad sign for the economy

It turns out that Americans aren’t sitting on a big pile of savings to help them weather high inflation or another recession. The US savings rate fell to a 14-year low of 3% in June and was still just 3.5% at the end of August, according to updated government figures . That’s far less than […]

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Econet Life’s Dura/Isiphala to boost informal sector savings

The Chronicle The Dura/Isiphala pension fund recently launched by ECOCASH Life, mainly targeting employees in the informal sector, such as carpenters, taxi drivers, cleaners, gardeners, welders, shoemakers and traders, among others , has all the necessary ingredients to encourage a culture of savings and provide a social safety net for older people. Zimbabwe, according to […]

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Close your savings bank account? Steps to follow before doing so

Here’s what you need to know about closing your savings account Several savings accounts in one bank or in different banks can sometimes have certain advantages. Many people open multiple savings accounts to deposit their money with different banks to get more benefits, including higher interest rates. After a certain point, they fail to maintain […]

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India’s household savings fall to five-year low as inflation persists

Indian household savings fell to a five-year low in the year ending March 31, 2022. As inflation eroded purchasing power, people dipped into their savings to spending after the pandemic, according to a Mint report. Compared to 15.9% in FY21, household gross financial savings stood at 10.8% in FY22. In the previous three FY22s, […]

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Ombudsman urges inclusion of special provisions on use of savings and income in his 2023 budget │ GMA News Online

The Office of the Ombudsman asked the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday to include special provisions in the general budget law allowing the anti-corruption body to use its savings and income. At the budget hearing, deputy finance ombudsman Weo Layson said special provisions on organizational structure as well as provision on use of savings and […]

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Without any savings I would buy these two dividend stocks for long term income

Image source: Getty Images There is a misconception that if I don’t have any savings I can’t start investing. It’s not true. If I have an income, I can reduce some spending habits and use that money to invest in the markets. One of the best ways to build long-term savings is to invest in […]

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ANALYSIS | How to really protect your savings from a market crisis just before retirement

How can you reduce the risk of seeing your savings wiped out by a market crisis just before retirement? New research shows that traditional risk management methods can make things worse, writing Tracy Jensen. Sequence of returns risk refers to the risk of a retiree retiring just before a crisis or negative returns. If this […]

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Interior Savings partners with PG Community Foundation to launch $750,000 Spruce Credit Union Legacy Fund – Prince George Daily News

Interior Savings and the Prince George Community Foundation have launched the Spruce Credit Union Legacy Fund, which will see $750,000 invested in community programs and services that will create lasting positive impact in Prince George. Established as part of the successful merger between Interior Savings and Spruce Credit Union earlier this year, the fund is […]

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Calculating your retirement savings goal

Determining the exact figure needed to comfortably retire is not a difficult calculation, but it is … [+] also a moving target. Getty Saving enough money to retire is a goal almost everyone shares (and those who don’t, maybe it’s time for a change). Also shared by most is the uncertainty of how much “enough” […]

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I want to keep ₹5 lakh in my savings account? Do I have to pay tax?

can i keep ₹5 lakh balance in my savings account? Do I have to pay a fee to pay at the bank? There are no restrictions on the maximum amount you can keep in a savings bank account, either under income tax laws or under banking regulations, but different banks have different rules, requiring account […]

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Freedman’s Savings Bank echoes in crypto report

In highlighting the risks posed by crypto, the Biden administration has drawn particular attention to how the hype around digital currency could harm underserved and minority communities. The The Treasury Department pointed out that the warning citing a tragedy that occurred nearly 150 years ago: the 1874 collapse of the Freedman’s Savings Bank, which was […]

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September declared college savings month in Georgia, across the country | Company

ATLANTA, Sept. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Nationwide, there are nearly 16 million college savings accounts with nearly $458 billion in savings, according to the College Savings Plan Network. In Georgia, families saved nearly $4.5 billion on more than 218,000 under the state’s Path2College 529 plan. Additionally, families have already used nearly $1.8 billion from the […]

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5 things to keep in mind before closing a savings account

People often find themselves opening several savings accounts, either to get a higher interest rate on their savings, by changing jobs, or to take advantage of different savings account facilities. Once their requirement is met, people withdraw funds and stop using these accounts. These accounts may incur charges if funds are not maintained in the […]

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What are the income limits for NJ Property Tax Savings Programs?

Q. What are the gross or net earnings limits for the ANCHOR and Homestead Rebate programs? Who is eligible? – Owner A. Excellent question. Let’s review the details. ANCHOR, which stands for Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters, replaced the Homestead rebate program. The filing deadline for ANCHOR — the current benefit covers […]

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Savings banks see a net fall of 15.1% in the first half thanks to the increase in reserves for losses

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s savings banks saw their combined net profit drop 15.1 percent year-on-year in the first half despite an increase in interest income as they set aside more loan loss reserves amid heightened economic uncertainty, data showed on Monday. According to preliminary data from the Financial Monitoring Service (FSS). The […]

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Rural savings accumulate through remittances

The increase in rural savings is mainly supported by remittance income, with 90% of incoming remittances distributed among recipients in rural areas September 18, 2022, 10:50 p.m. Last modification: September 18, 2022, 10:52 p.m. Infographic: TBS “> Infographic: TBS Bank deposits in rural areas of the country have more than doubled over the past five […]

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How to double the interest earned on investing

Savings plan for seniors: how to double the interest earned on the investment annually Photo: BCCL The Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS) is a government-backed savings scheme designed to provide a regular low-risk income stream as well as tax advantages for older people. Pensioners can invest up to Rs 15 lakh in lump sum individually […]

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No savings at 50? I would use the Warren Buffett method of investing

Image source: The Motley Fool Warren Buffett’s approach to investing is what put him on many investors’ radars. Although he started with a relatively small sum, the “Oracle of Omaha” has built a multi-billion dollar fortune by investing in high quality companies at bargain prices. Despite its simplicity, this strategy is how he averaged a […]

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Tis the season to start a Christmas savings plan

Don’t feel like screaming when you see Christmas displays in stores before Halloween? Or when “It’s Starting to Look a Lot Like Christmas” has been on your mind for two months because it starts playing in early November? Christmas creep can be annoying, but there’s at least one good reason to start thinking about the […]

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Colonial Federal Savings Bank reported positive profits in the second quarter

In its first full quarter since its partial conversion to a stock bank, Quincy-based Colonial Federal Savings Bank posted positive profits after a loss in first-quarter profit due to a donation to its new charitable foundation. Colonial Federal Savings Bank’s holding company, CFSB Bancorp Inc., reported net income of $544,000 in the second quarter, compared […]

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Why Savings Bonds Are Your Best Inflation Protection

With many global financial markets reacting negatively to inflation, what is a good long-term investment for a beginning investor? For many investors, especially the military, savings bonds may be a surprising answer. Did you know that savings bonds currently pay 9.62% interest? This is certainly a much better rate than most banks and credit unions […]

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Starbucks Announces Student Loan and Savings Management Programs to Support Financial Wellness for Partners (Employees)

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, relying on Starbucks historical commitments To provide industry-leading benefits to its partners (employees), Starbucks Coffee Company has announced a suite of programs, designed to support eligible partners in two critical areas of financial well-being: savings and student loan debt. The new benefits, which begins September 19, will help provide financial stability for eligible […]

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Inflation weighs on Latvian public savings / Article

The most common reason that the Latvian public cites for not creating savings is low income and the fact that they live from salary to salary. Moreover, interest rates on deposits have even been negative in recent years, with the deposit rate minus 0.5%. Last Thursday, the European Central Bank (ECB) raised its key rate […]

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Chris Ruedi: 529 savings plan can help pay spiraling cost of college | Company

CHRIS RUEDI With the news that the US government plans to forgive millions of dollars in student debt, many families are having their own discussions about how to handle future school expenses. But families shouldn’t rely on potentially forgiven debt as an education funding plan. Ruedi How can we start saving for an expense that […]

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Sydney dad loses $80,000 savings in two days to work out scam

It only took 48 hours for John to lose his money. Photo / 7 News A Sydney dad has had his family’s savings cheated after he fell victim to an elaborate hiring scam. The man, who thought he was starting a new job remotely after clicking on a fake job posting on Facebook, was scammed […]

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What are the savings rules if you apply for a pension credit?

Rising bills mean a growing number of older people are likely to claim pension credit as they struggle to pay essentials this winter. Having savings can affect how much people get in pension credit, but a rainy day fund of up to £10,000 won’t count if your income is low and you follow other rules. […]

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The 5 Brahmastra of small savings that can even make you crorepati here

Personal finance: Saving money is THE MOST important thing you can do for your future. Not only does it provide a cushion in times of difficulty, but it also allows you to take advantage of any investment opportunities that may come your way. And one of the best ways to save money is to start […]

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Maximizing QSBS Tax Savings with Trusts

Section 1202 of the Internal Revenue Code (unless otherwise stated, all references to the “section” are to the Internal Revenue Code) provides that a taxpayer who has acquired shares of a corporation that qualify as Qualified Small Business Shares (QSBS Shares) after September 1. 27, 2010, may exclude the greater of $10 million and 10 […]

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Should you wait for savings rates to rise or lock in your money now?

Should you wait for savings rates to rise or lock in your money? Here’s why ‘FOMO’ from future higher rates could hurt your returns The best one-year contract pays 3.35% while the best two-year contract pays 3.51% Temptation to “wait” for further rate hikes can negatively impact returns By Ed Magnus for Thisismoney.co.uk Published: 2:01 […]

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DMO issues savings bonds at over 10% interest

The federal government has issued two savings bonds through the Debt Management Office (DMO) that have two-year and three-year terms with interest rates of 11.041% and 12.041% respectively. DMO had, in the first five months of 2022, raised N5.58 trillion by saving bonds to fill the budget gap of N6.26 trillion. The DMO had launched […]

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Hey Labour, give up our retirement savings

The Albanian government wants channel Australia’s retirement savings in social and affordable housing to address the chronic housing shortage in the country: The federal government is seeking to incentivize the superannuation industry to invest in social and affordable housing as part of its plan to tackle a growing supply shortage. Deputy Treasurer and Minister of […]

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Poll: South Carolina voters support college savings accounts and school choice | national news

(The Center Square) — South Carolina residents are supportive of school choice, according to a new survey of eligible voters from the South Carolina Policy Council. Asked about education savings accounts, which were debated in the Legislative Assembly this year, 47% of registered voters supported the idea, 26% opposed and 27% were unsure. The poll […]

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REVIEW: The Cowrywise app makes saving fun, but has an issue flagging accounts

The emergence of investment and savings apps is helping to sustain the culture of saving among Nigerians, even in the face of a faltering economy. While it takes self-discipline to save from an income that isn’t even enough, the apps make it easier by automating the process so that a particular preset amount is regularly […]

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How a Liz Truss win could affect your taxes, bills and savings

Rishi Sunak or Liz Truss will be announced as new Prime Minister on Monday. Photo: Hannah McKayh/Reuters Liz Truss promised that cash-strapped families will get more help to pay the rise Cost of life. If she becomes the next Prime Minister (PM), there will be tax cuts in the form of scrapping the National Insurance […]

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The 4 things that threaten your retirement savings in South Africa – and how to stop them

Extreme market volatility and uncertainty has raised alarm bells for people with retirement savings – and it’s best to be prepared for another possible disruption, says Tanita Conradie, Certified Financial Planner at Brenthurst Wealth Management in Pretoria . Conradie said global factors affecting the economy, such as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the Covid-19 pandemic, […]

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How simple ideas can lead to big energy savings for your home

Very hot or cold, darker, rainy days – all these climatic conditions significantly increase your monthly electricity bill. As utility bills recur, it can eat into your disposable income. Not only does saving energy add to your kitty, it also helps the country and the earth – housing accounts for 22% of current electricity consumption […]

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High Yield Savings Helps FinTechs Unlock Capital

In this macro environment, where rising rates are making traditional funding routes more expensive, FinTechs may find that high yield accounts have high returns. To affirm this week became the latest player to raise rates on its savings accounts, where the annual percentage yield (APY) is now 1.5%, a rate 11.5 times higher than the […]

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$10,000 will be awarded in the CollegeChoice 529 Savings Plans educational competition

September is National College Savings Month, and Governor Eric Holcomb emphasized the importance of saving for education with a proclamation establishing September 2022 as College Savings Month in Indiana. To celebrate, one person will be selected to win an account deposit of $10,000 in the CollegeChoice 529 Education Sweepstakes. To enter the competition, people aged […]

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New digital bank by Standard Chartered and NTUC to launch “numberless” savings account and credit card

SINGAPORE: Trust Bank, the latest digital bank to announce its launch in Singapore, said on Thursday (1 September) it is rolling out a range of products including a savings account and a “no-number” credit card that allows customers to choose their Repayment Date. The savings account will offer a “market-leading” base rate and allow customers […]

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Alberta budget: Kenney pledges to cut taxes, pay down debt and save

Alberta’s surplus is projected to be $13.2 billion in 2022-23, which will lead to lower taxes, debt reduction and $3 billion in savings, Premier Jason Kenney has revealed in a surprise announcement on Tuesday afternoon. His finance minister, Jason Nixon, is due to give a full financial update on Wednesday. “We promised Albertans we would […]

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Savings not enough to ease paycheck-to-paycheck pressures

The paycheck-to-paycheck consumer will not – and in fact, cannot – be spared savings. Inflation is still rampant, hovering between 8% and 9%, eating away at the purchasing power of our collective paychecks. And since the P2P economy includes most of us – over 60% of consumers at last count, where little is left at […]

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5 Mobile Apps to Control Spending and Set Savings Goals

There are hundreds of apps that help keep a more accurate record of expenses incurred. Having a smartphone in your pocket that accompanies us everywhere can be very useful for organizing various aspects of daily life, including personal financeWhen trying to order income and expense figures, experts generally recommend first Keep detailed records of your […]

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Should you use the Roth Retirement Savings Option?

Getty We’ve had Roth options in 401(k) plans for a while now and Roth IRAs even longer. It gave people the opportunity to experience how Roths can provide savings benefits for retirement and other financial needs. The Roth option has generally been viewed solely from a retirement perspective. “The Roth IRA can be profitable in […]

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4 Savings Mistakes I Made in My 20s (And How to Avoid Them)

Image source: Getty Images Financial mistakes made in your twenties could impact you later in life. Key points Most people make a lot of mistakes early in their adult life, especially financial mistakes. Financial blunders like saving the bare minimum and keeping too much extra money in your checking account could cost you money. Whatever […]

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Nine Strategies for Using a First Home Savings Account

You may recall that the 2022 federal budget introduced a new type of registered savings plan, called the First Tax-Free Home Savings Account (FHSA). On August 9, the government released a bill for FHSAs that expands federal budget rules. You will find an excellent summary of these rules at canada.ca (enter “FHSA” in the search […]

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I earned $20 more from my savings in July than in June. here’s why

Image source: Getty Images As someone who had a solid emergency fund tucked away in a savings account for many years I have been used to earning minimal interest on my savings. But at the end of July, my monthly interest payment was about $20 more than it was in June. That’s a pretty big […]

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Treasurer Folwell announces lower fees for NC ABLE savings accounts

RALEIGH — State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, and the NC ABLE Board of Directors announced a substantial fee reduction for NC ABLE program account holders at the recent quarterly board meeting. administration. Annual account maintenance fees have been reduced by 25% to $34 for account holders who choose electronic delivery records. “We are committed […]

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Investing vs Saving – Key Differences and When to Choose

NNA | Updated: August 23, 2022 1:33 p.m. STI New Delhi [India], Aug 23 (ANI/India PR Distribution): Saving and investing are two different concepts that people generally misjudge. You need a thorough knowledge of both plans to see the difference between saving and investing. Wondering what the difference is between saving and investing?Let’s start by […]

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Why the stock market is the safest place for your retirement savings right now | Personal finance

(Kailey Hagen) Between soaring inflation and stock market losses, it’s no surprise that some people are a little hesitant to lock their money away in a retirement account right now. After all, you usually can’t access your retirement funds under 59 1/2 without penalty, and there’s no guarantee your investments won’t take another dip. But […]

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Nationwide issues warning as widower ‘runs out of savings’ in vicious scam | Personal finance | Finance

Nationwide tries to protect its customers and Britons in general from scams. A few years ago, the building society shared the story of Walter, who was devastated when his wife died aged 57. The couple had been together since school and Walter found it difficult without his constant companion. Walter said: “I just felt empty […]

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Here’s how to find lost pensions, savings and other valuable assets

How far would you go to find the lost money? James Howells from South Wales is ready to spend £11million digging a burial site to find his missing fortune. The computer engineer threw away a hard drive ten years ago containing 8,000 Bitcoins. The treasure is now worth around £150m, so it’s understandable that he’s […]

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California begins funding college savings accounts

For millions of parents and children in California, figuring out how to pay for college can seem like an impossible equation. “We shouldn’t make it so complicated that students decide whether or not to graduate. We should find ways to make it easier for them,” said Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian, who helped create the program. What […]

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Interest rates on small savings plans unchanged for 2 years – here’s why

The government has kept interest rates on small savings plans unchanged for the past two years after they were last revised in the first quarter of 2020-21, even as banks have dramatically increased mortgage and deposit rates term after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has raised its repo rate by 140 basis points since […]