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Wednesday, August 11, 2021

The news keeps getting better for Social Security recipients. It's now projected that benefits will increase 6.1% in 2022, up from the 4.7% forecast just two months ago. That would be the most significant increase since 1983.1,2...

Thursday, July 29, 2021

INSURANCEREAD TIME: 3 MIN BREAKING DOWN THE PARTS OF MEDICARE Generally, the different parts of Medicare help cover specific services. Most beneficiaries choose to receive their Parts A and B benefits through Original Medicare, the...

Saturday, March 3, 2018

4 REASONS FOR THE RETURN OF MARKET VOLATILITY Until early 2018, stocks were enjoying their longest period without a five percent pullback in nearly 90 years.1,2 But in early February, that calm came to a sudden and decisive end, as...

Friday, January 12, 2018

5 THINGS THAT SEASONED TRAVELERS ARE DOING (THAT YOU'RE NOT) Traveling. Some of us travel a lot, and some of us travel a little. For some of us, traveling is a job. Nearly 63 million people are employed, worldwide, in air travel and...

Friday, May 26, 2017

As we enjoy this Memorial weekend, let's remember all the great sacrifices that the men and women of the Armed Service make to defend our way of life. "In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our...

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Building credit when you're young can save you a bunch of money. John Szramiak writes about simple tips to building your credit score to save money in the future. Read more

Monday, April 10, 2017

As our President is discussing changes with NAFTA, take a look at our surplus and deficit with the top 15 US trading partners. Source:

Monday, April 10, 2017

For years, middle-class Americans have said that it seems harder and harder to get ahead. And there's no denying that middle-class incomes have only recently -- and infrequently -- increased at a decent clip. Still, there are things...

Monday, April 10, 2017

More than 90% of baby boomers and Gen X feel their ideal retirement is “very attainable” or “somewhat attainable.” T. Rowe Price surveyed 2,001 people aged 36 and older who are either retired or have...

Monday, April 10, 2017

The immigrant maps of America: Genome study of over 770,000 people reveals the ancestral origins of each part of the country. Source: