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Are the U.S. And China REALLY Considering Rolling Back Tariffs?

The situation between US and China continues to change day by day. On Thursday, it was reported that a rollback of tariffs between the United States and China had been proposed as part of a phase one deal. However, this trade agreement has not yet been completed, and some speculate that the arrangements may be … Continue reading “Are the U.S. And China REALLY Considering Rolling Back Tariffs?”

Don’t Carry These 5 Items in Your Wallet

Over the course of the last few weeks, we’ve talked about trends in e-commerce credit card hacking and other ways to ensure you’re staying safe this holiday season when making any online purchases. In this post, we’ll switch things up a bit to discuss a different — yet equally important — aspect of credit card … Continue reading “Don’t Carry These 5 Items in Your Wallet”

Supermarkets Are Now Building “Dark Stores”

Rising online orders are leading to the propagation of something called “dark stores.” These are grocery stores that are designed specifically for the warehousing and distribution of products for online orders. These stores are “dark” because they aren’t open to customers. They’re only designed to support the growing need for online delivery. Are these “dark … Continue reading “Supermarkets Are Now Building “Dark Stores””

McDonald’s Adjusts to Abrupt CEO Change

The McDonald’s CEO is out, and that’s raised a lot of questions. Over the weekend, McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook lost his job — though he does get six months of his pay as severance. The cause? A consensual relationship with a coworker. This could be a radical new path for one of America’s most globally-recognized … Continue reading “McDonald’s Adjusts to Abrupt CEO Change”

What You Need to Do to Stay SAFE Online This Holiday Season

In a recent post, we talked a little bit about the trending online hack of e-skimming and its potential to put a major wrinkle in your holiday shopping if you’re not careful about online purchasing. As a brief refresher, e-skimming occurs when a hacker edits a website’s script code and captures a consumer’s credit card … Continue reading “What You Need to Do to Stay SAFE Online This Holiday Season”

The Fed Cut Rates Again: What Does it Mean for You?

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: The Federal Reserve has cut interest rates once again. If you’ve heard this before, it’s because it’s the third time in 2019 that the Fed has made a rate cut, which is a tactic it often enacts when the economy needs a pickup. It cut rates this … Continue reading “The Fed Cut Rates Again: What Does it Mean for You?”

The GM Strike Finally Ended — Here was the Ultimate Cost

The GM strike has come to a close, and it’s time to look at a post-mortem. The ultimate cost of the GM strike is said to have been $2.9 billion, all told. That’s a huge blow to the auto manufacturer, when the auto manufacturing industry is already struggling due to off-shore manufacturing and the rising … Continue reading “The GM Strike Finally Ended — Here was the Ultimate Cost”

S&P 500 Breaks Records Over Possible U.S.-China Trade Deal

Optimism about a potential US-China trade deal, in addition to upcoming federal rate cuts, have sent the S&P 500 soaring. The S&P 500 hit a record high, with the DJIA increasing 0.49%, and the NASDAQ increasing by 1%. But with the stock market being so volatile, what does that actually mean for the economy? Trade … Continue reading “S&P 500 Breaks Records Over Possible U.S.-China Trade Deal”

What Will the Stock Market Look Like if Elizabeth Warren Becomes President?

There’s a little more than one year until the 2020 presidential election, and while the Democratic candidates are still jockeying for a competitive advantage, one thing is true: The presumed front runner, former Vice President Joe Biden, is not a sure bet. The title of front runner among the Democratic hopefuls has at times slipped … Continue reading “What Will the Stock Market Look Like if Elizabeth Warren Becomes President?”

Stay Safe This Holiday Season from a New E-Commerce Hack

You’ve likely heard of card skimming, which occurs after a crook installs a special device on a card reader that permits them access to anyone’s credit card information that subsequently uses it. Card skimmers are commonly installed by wrongdoers at gas station pumps or even on ATM machines — places many consumers are likely to … Continue reading “Stay Safe This Holiday Season from a New E-Commerce Hack”

Affirm, AfterPay, Klarna – The New Buy Here, Pay Later Industry

It’s been sneaking up, and it may be the next millennial disaster. Companies such as Affirm, AfterPay, and Klarna are making it easy for people to get a simple installment loan for everyday products. And that’s both good and bad. Under Buy Here, Pay Later, consumers can go through a third-party lender for small purchases. … Continue reading “Affirm, AfterPay, Klarna – The New Buy Here, Pay Later Industry”

Hasbro Tariffs Send Prices Upwards: What That Means for The Toy Maker

The big companies are getting hit. Months ago, the shoe industry was speaking out against tariffs. The toy industry is likely to be next. Despite good sales, Hasbro shares fell 17% in light of the tariffs. Hasbro is being left with no recourse: they either need to move their operations away from China, or take … Continue reading “Hasbro Tariffs Send Prices Upwards: What That Means for The Toy Maker”

Nearly 75% of All Americans Rank Money as the #1 Stress in Life

What would you say is your biggest source of stress in life? Is it managing your kids’ busy school and activities schedules? Caring for an elderly parent or loved one? Juggling custody arrangements and co-parenting with an ex? Is it arguing with your friends and family about politics and your worldviews? While all of the … Continue reading “Nearly 75% of All Americans Rank Money as the #1 Stress in Life”

How Much Do You Really Need in an Emergency Financial Fund?

Job loss. An economic recession. An unexpected medical expense. A car breakdown. There’s a lot that can — and eventually will — go wrong for you in life, and that’s why many financial planners and economists steadfastly agree that all Americans should have some sort of emergency savings fund. After all, you never know when … Continue reading “How Much Do You Really Need in an Emergency Financial Fund?”

Trump Takes Hardline Stance on Turkey, Imposes Sweeping Sanctions

The Trump Administration recently raised tariffs against Turkey, attempting to dissuade them from further actions in Syria. In early October, President Donald Trump faced widespread criticism regarding his actions with Turkey, and threatened to collapse the government’s economy if it did not heed his warnings. Now, trade negotiations have stopped, and tariffs have been levied. … Continue reading “Trump Takes Hardline Stance on Turkey, Imposes Sweeping Sanctions”

No, Billionaires Don’t Pay Lower Tax Rates Than Wage Workers

It’s been repeated often: billionaires pay less taxes than the traditional working class. But though it’s been repeated, that doesn’t necessarily make it true. While billionaires have many methods of reducing their taxes, these are the same methods that are open to the working class as well. As a whole, many working people get refunds … Continue reading “No, Billionaires Don’t Pay Lower Tax Rates Than Wage Workers”

Is Travel Insurance Worth As Much As You Think it is?

With the holidays fast approaching, it’ll soon be “the most wonderful time of the year.” And when the holiday season hits, Americans start to hit the road, as they venture by plane, land, and even by sea to visit with loved ones and share in the joy of the holiday season. It translates into big … Continue reading “Is Travel Insurance Worth As Much As You Think it is?”

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