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Avalon_studio | E+ | Getty Images There are four big trends impacting the economy and stock market right now — and uncertainty around each is creating challenges for investors, market experts and investment strategists said Monday at the Future Proof wealth conference in Huntington Beach, California. Those high-levels trends are inflation, the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate
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“It will be enough for us to start talking realistically about purchasing a home,” said Dara Zucker, 28, of student loan forgiveness. Zucker and her fiancé have been looking for a house in Tampa, Florida. They budgeted $250,000 for a 1,400-square foot home, but between the unpredictable housing market and her $38,877 student loan balance,
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Oscar Wong | Moment | Getty Images Most investors think of exchange-traded funds as a simple way to buy a diversified basket of individual stocks tracking an index or with exposure to a particular theme. But now there are also so-called single-stock ETFs, allowing leveraged bets on individual stocks. However, regulators and advisors warn these
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The expansion of renewables comes at a time when concerns about the speed of the planet’s shift away from fossil fuels have been heightened following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Imaginima | E+ | Getty Images There’s been a surge of interest in green energy funds as President Joe Biden prepares to sign a bill allocating
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Because of astronomical costs of care and support — often more than $100,000 per year — most individuals with disabilities will need government assistance such as Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid. However, they must shelter their assets carefully to not be disqualified from these programs. That’s where special needs trusts and ABLE accounts come in.
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Connie Gores was in her mid-50s, with one daughter in college and another newly graduated, when she became keenly focused on preparing for retirement.  Gores, who worked in higher education and was a college president, met with a financial advisor set up by her former employer during the financial crisis of 2008. “The conversation changed
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