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Encore: Social Security is the wrong way to finance student loan debt and parental leave

Recently two proposals have emerged that would essentially allow individuals to tap Social Security today in exchange for lower benefits in the future. The first was Congressman Tom Garrett’s (R-Va.) Student Security Act of 2017, which would allow young people to pay off a portion of their student loans today in exchange for a reduction in their future Social Security ...

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A tax-free account for Medicare that very few people use

If you’re 65 and healthy, you may want to check out this Medicare plan, which includes a tax-favored savings account. div > div.group > p:first-child”> Say hello to the <a class="inline_asset" href="https://www.medicare.gov/sign-up-change-plans/medicare-health-plans/medicare-savings-accounts/medical-savings-account-plans.html" title="https://www.medicare.gov/sign-up-change-plans/medicare-health-plans/medicare-sa… Personal Finance

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Not expecting to be a caregiver? You’d better check that with your parents

Parents sometimes have unmet expectations of their children, like forgotten chores, a different career path, and in extreme cases, taking care of them in old age. But when those caregiving expectations between parents and their children are misaligned, it could be disastrous — emotionally and financially — for both parties involved. Parents are left with no one to help them ...

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Guggenheim's Minerd warns of a possible replay of 1987 stock market crash

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors should brace for a possible replay of the 1987 stock market crash later this year, given this month’s slump came against the backdrop of Federal Reserve interest rate hikes and rising inflation, Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer at Guggenheim Partners, said on Tuesday. “Eventually the Fed will acknowledge that three rate hikes will not ...

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Credit.com: How you can benefit from rising interest rates

You’ve heard the saying, “what goes up, must come down.” This is true of interest rates, which means that interest rates must also go back up now that they’ve dropped down. We’re just coming out of a period of historically low interest rates, and the economy is strong. When that happens, the Federal Reserve usually elects to raise interest rates ...

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DGX Crosses Above Average Analyst Target

Shutterstock photo In recent trading, shares of Quest Diagnostics, Inc. (Symbol: DGX) have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $ 103.69, changing hands for $ 104.53/share. When a stock reaches the target an analyst has set, the analyst logically has two ways to react: downgrade on valuation, or, re-adjust their target price to a higher level. Analyst ...

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