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bymuratdeniz | E+ | Getty Images For retirees, a new year means adjusting to changes in a variety of Medicare costs, including premiums, deductibles and copays. For 2023, some of those costs will be higher than they were this year, while others are going down. Although each change doesn’t necessarily involve a huge dollar amount,
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The $1.7 trillion federal spending bill includes a new change that will curb the abuse of tax incentives for land conservation. Pictured, Montana. Mike Kemp | In Pictures Ltd. | Corbis Historical | Getty Images The $1.7 trillion federal spending bill includes a change designed to curb the abuse of tax incentives for land conservation.
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In this article EFX Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Cash payments that were approved as part of Equifax‘s settlement over its 2017 data breach are now reaching consumers. The money — which comes from a $425 million consumer restitution fund created as part of the settlement — began
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Protesters calling for student debt relief demonstrate outside the Republican National Committee’s Washington, D.C. offices on Nov. 18, 2022. Paul Morigi | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images With President Joe Biden‘s sweeping student loan forgiveness plan on hold, tens of millions of Americans who borrowed for their college education remain in the dark about
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Catherine Mcqueen | Moment | Getty Images It will soon be easier for cash-strapped Americans to tap their retirement savings for emergency expenses. President Joe Biden is poised to sign a $1.7 trillion bill that amends rules related to so-called hardship distributions from 401(k) plans. The measures are tucked into “Secure 2.0,” a collection of
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Chandra Sahu, 25, left a job in investment banking during the so-called Great Resignation last year, eager to find work that offered more flexibility. The New York City resident said she looked for work that fulfilled her “top priorities,” allowing her to demonstrate her “agency and creativity,” and landed at a startup. “I wanted to
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Preaching a message of financial education and financial freedom, John Hope Bryant is galvanizing America’s top business leaders in the battle for “silver rights,” a term he coined to describe the economic empowerment of minority and low-income communities. “I don’t know about you, but I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired,” Bryant said
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Mt. Fuji and Tokyo skyline, Japan. Jackyenjoyphotography | Moment | Getty Images Americans are poised to travel overseas in a big way in 2023. Households are continuing to unleash two or three years’ worth of pent-up demand as Covid-19 fears wane and the last vestiges of pandemic-era border restrictions have eased. The U.S. dollar also
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Parents and children participate in a demonstration organized by the ParentsTogether Foundation in support of the child tax credit portion of the Build Back Better bill outside of the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 13, 2021. Sarah Silbiger | Bloomberg | Getty Images Washington lawmakers are rushing to get as much done as possible before the
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