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Viktorcvetkovic | E+ | Getty Images A combination of high inflation and job openings may tempt some retirees into rejoining the workforce. But whether you’re thinking about going back part-time or full-time, if you’re already collecting Social Security retirement benefits, there are a few things you may want to know first. Social Security beneficiaries who
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The BlockFi website on Nov. 17, 2022. Gabby Jones/Bloomberg via Getty Images Crypto firm BlockFi filed for bankruptcy Monday, the latest cryptocurrency domino to fall after the collapse of FTX two weeks ago threatened to destabilize companies in the broader crypto ecosystem. BlockFi offers a cryptocurrency trading exchange and interest-bearing custodial service for cryptocurrencies. The
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The Sweetly Bakery & Cafe in Battleground, Washington Source: Irina Sirotkina It’s the holiday season, yet Americans are feeling a little less generous. With inflation near record highs, cash-strapped consumers have started to tip less — especially when it comes to fast casual dining and carryout. “Tipping is that first sign towards reduced spending,” said Amanda
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Black Friday bargain hunters shop at a Walmart store in New Jersey on Nov. 26, 2021. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images More Americans are struggling financially just as the peak shopping season kicks into high gear. Yet shoppers will still shell out $1,455, on average, on holiday gifts — in line with
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President Joe Biden delivers remarks on protecting Social Security and Medicare and lowering prescription drug costs in Hallandale Beach, Florida, on Nov. 1, 2022. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images The Biden administration on Tuesday announced that it will extend the payment pause on federal student loans until after June or when it’s
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Samuel Corum | Getty Images News | Getty Images For supporters of congressional proposals to improve the U.S. retirement system, it’s about to be a nail-biting few weeks. Lawmakers are heading back to Washington next week to finish out the so-called lame-duck session — the legislative period between the midterm elections and the new Congress,
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David Jakle | Image Source | Getty Images If you’re retired and giving to charity this holiday season, experts say there’s a way to trim your 2022 tax bill while supporting your favorite cause. Despite economic uncertainty, the majority of American adults plan to donate similar amounts this year as they did last year, a
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