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Millennial Money: What makes a Black Friday deal worth it?

November 15, 2022, 7:36am Business

Black Friday sales are everywhere. Judging by retailers’ advertisements stuffed with language like “must-have deals” and “can’t-miss epic finds,” you’d be led to believe that every deal is too good to pass up. Read story

Hiltzik: A cryptocurrency billionaire implodes, showing that the whole field is built on quicksand

November 14, 2022, 6:04am Business

For a while there, Sam Bankman-Fried looked like the real thing. Read story

Palmer: 5 ways to save this holiday shopping season

November 14, 2022, 5:37am Business

This holiday shopping season is shaping up to be longer, pricier and in some ways more chaotic than in previous years, which makes it easy to overspend. But there are also opportunities for significant savings if you know where and how to search for them. Read story

2023 IRA contribution and income limits: What retirement savers need to know

November 13, 2022, 5:03am Business

The IRS has some good news for workers who use traditional or Roth IRAs to save for retirement. In 2023, you’ll be able to contribute an additional $500 to either account. It’s the first increase since 2019, bringing the total annual contribution limit to $6,500. Those age 50 and older… Read story

NerdWallet: 5 mistakes you’re making with Medicare open enrollment

November 9, 2022, 7:42am Business

Millions of retirees are in the thick of Medicare open enrollment, which runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, but many find the process challenging. Some don’t understand the difference between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage, many are overwhelmed by Medicare advertising, and only 4 in 10 people review their… Read story

Millennial Money: Set financial limits for holiday visits

November 8, 2022, 7:27am Business

For many, visiting family for the winter holidays is a matter of “how,” not “if.” But this year, rising costs could make travel less affordable, especially when paired with other life changes — say, moving cross-country, going to school or getting married. Read story

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Survey: 55% of working Americans say they’re behind on retirement savings

According to a new Bankrate survey, a majority of Americans say they???re not keeping up with their retirement savings.

November 6, 2022, 6:02am Business

A majority of Americans say they’re not keeping up with their retirement savings, according to a new Bankrate survey. And that’s even when nearly 3 in 5 Americans are contributing the same or more than they were last year. Americans point to inflation as a key reason why they’re not… Read story

Weston: What are your employee benefits really worth?

November 4, 2022, 7:34am Business

Benefits make up more than 30% of the typical job’s compensation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics . But figuring out what your benefits are worth isn’t always easy. Read story

Michael Hiltzik: Meta and Twitter show the drawbacks of giving self-satisfied billionaires too much power

November 3, 2022, 8:20am Business

Back in the prehistoric era — in 2012, when Facebook staged one of the most hyped initial public stock offerings of all time — I warned the company’s newly minted shareholders that they had become wedded to Mark Zuckerberg. Read story

Tesla’s Twitter overhang has only just begun

November 3, 2022, 8:16am Business

The phrase “Twitter overhang” was inescapable among Elon Musk’s biggest fans on the social media platform he started pursuing seven months ago. Read story