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An entire chapter of the IMF 's latest report is dedicated to finte ch and the risks it has introduc ed into the global financial system. Th is article gives an easy overview of the ir findings.
Fast-Moving FinTech Poses Challenge for Regulato rs By Antonio Garcia Pascual and Fab io Natalucci عربي, 中文, Español, Français, 日 本語, Português, Русский Emerging firms are quick ly making inroads into critical financial servic es, and often taking on more ri sk than traditional banks. Technology sometimes mov es at a dizzying pace. ...
Did you owe more than expect ed in taxes this year? It mig ht be a sign to take a seco nd look at your withheld income.
Hit with an unexpected tax bi ll? It’s time to adjust your withholdin gs If you had a surprise bi ll this tax-filing season, it may be ti me to adjust your withholdings, according to financi al experts. Here’s what to know.
A "melt-up" can send shares to impressi ve highs right before the market tak es a tumble. Here's why market melt-u ps are on many investors' minds th is year:
Beware the ‘melt up’ on Wa ll Street | WRAL TechWire There's a term for what happe ns on Wall Street prior to a mark et crash: a "melt up." Some analys ts are forecasting we could see o ne, soon.
Now that we're halfway through t he year, let's take a look at predict ed ETF market trends for 2022 a nd why they continue to interest ma ny investors.
Major ETF Market Trends of t he Year One trend could change 401(k)s.
It's possible to increase your home 's value while lowering the amount y ou owe in taxes. Read to discov er which home improvements are eligible:
Are Home Improvements Tax Deductible? Blog post by Joan Imperato. Vi ew, comment and join the discussion.
We all know how expensive ho me maintenance and improvement projects can g et. But failing to notice these eig ht odds and ends in your hou se could cost you more than it m ay seem in the long run.
8 Mistakes That Are Costing Y ou Money At Home Running a home comes with a l ot of financial responsibilities. Without a prop er plan, you may end up spendi ng a fortune on unnecessary things d ue to bad financial decisions. While so me of the expen…
It's the first time since 2006 th at the five-year treasury note has a high er yield percentage than the 30-year no te. Find out what experts think th is means for investors and the mark et forecast:
5-year and 30-year Treasury yields inve rt for the first time since 20 06, fueling recession fears U.S. 5-year and 30-year Treasury yiel ds have inverted for the first ti me since 2006, raising fears of a possib le recession.
One tip for deciding on joi nt or separate accounts as a coup le is to keep communication open a nd consistent. These tips can help ma ke your discussions about finances effective a nd productive.
How to Improve Financial Communication f or Couples - Dinks Finance Use these tips to improve financi al communication for couples. Once you're in agreeme nt financially, work toward your goals is easi er.
With all the pros and co ns of combining finances, how can y ou figure out what works best f or your relationship? The latest newsletter cove rs all the essentials to help y ou get started.
Joint Versus Separate Accounts How can couples know which is be st for them?
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Did you know that there a re some instances where you can cla im Social Security spousal benefits even if legal ly divorced? Learn who qualifies, why a nd how it works.
Can You Claim Social Security Spous al Benefits After a Divorce? - Soci al Security Intelligence Many people who claim Social Securi ty receive retirement benefits equal to a percenta ge of income earned over their care er. But that's not always the be st choice. In some cases, you m ay be better off opting for spous al benefits instead if your husband or wi fe earned more money than you d id.
The IRS finally released its Secu re Act regulations, which impact your 401 (k) and required minimum distributions. Here's wh at we know so far about t he recent changes.
Ask the Hammer: What You Ne ed to Know About the IRS's Secu re Act Regulations Jeffrey "The Buckinghammer" Levine of Buckingh am Wealth Partners answers a question abo ut the IRS's Secure Act regulations th at many Retirement Daily Readers are curio us about.
Each state has its own polici es on what types of retirement distributio ns they tax and how much. The se states allow retirees to stretch the ir retirement to the maximum by n ot taxing them at all.
States That Won’t Tax Your Retireme nt Distributions You may be able to stret ch your budget by living in a sta te that does not tax some, or a ll, types of income drawn from retireme nt fund distributions.
What differences can high earners expe ct from their Social Security distributions? Importa nt, must-know answers are all in th is week's newsletter.
Social Security for High Earners: FA Qs Here's what you need to kn ow about high-income Social Security.
Inflation is currently the highest we' ve seen in 40 years. The Feder al Reserve responded by raising interest rat es by 25 basis points, but h ow does that help combat inflation?
Why the Federal Reserve raises intere st rates to combat inflation Consumers hit with higher prices d ue to inflation likely aren't looking forwa rd to interest rate hikes from t he Federal Reserve. Here's why the F ed does that.
For the first time in s ix years, the retirement age has stopp ed increasing. Learn how the new retireme nt age in 2022 affects your benefi ts.
Social Security: Full Retirement Age Won ’t Change Again After 2022 If you are preparing for retireme nt and were born after 1960, you' ll want to be prepared to wa it until you are 67 years o ld to claim Social Security benefits. That 's because full retirement age (FRA)...
Surveys show that Generation X fee ls less prepared for retirement than previo us generations did at the same a ge. What makes their circumstances different?
Is Generation X Truly Ready F or Retirement? – InsuranceNewsNet New research by the Society of Actuari es Research Institute finds that Gen Xe rs do not appear to be as we ll prepared as older generations for retireme nt.
Did you know that the cos ts associated with 401(k) plans have be en on the decline? Learn how mu ch fees have dropped year-over-year and h ow this may help your long-term savin gs.
Here’s How Much 401(k) Plan Fe es Have Dropped For both small and large retireme nt plans, average total plan costs f or 401(k)s continued to decline in 20 21, with plan investment fees leading t he way, according to the latest editi on of the 401k Averages Book.
Most people saving for retirement choo se a 401(k) or IRA, but wh at if you can use both? Th is week's email covers what you ne ed to know about a combined savin gs strategy and who can leverage it.
401(k) or IRA? You Can Levera ge Both Save for retirement with a 401 (k) and IRA.
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Check out these insights on 2022 finte ch funding trends so you can kn ow what to expect (and where to inves t).
Fintech funding on track to be at records — again Despite a public market pullback, fintec hs are on track to beat 2021 's funding record.
U.S. security experts warn that cyberattac ks are on the rise. Here a re some consumer tips to protect yo ur information from large-scale attacks and hacke rs.
Council Post: 11 IoT Cybersecurity Ti ps To Help Consumers Protect Themselves Fr om Hackers IoT devices may make life mo re convenient—but they may also leave use rs more vulnerable to security issues.
Did you know that only 53% of banks annually assess their cybersecuri ty? Here's what banks are (and aren 't) doing to improve their security measur es in 2022.
What banks are — and aren 't — doing to repel cyberattacks Eighty percent of banks plan to spe nd more to strengthen their safeguards again st malware, phishing and other threats in t he next 12 months, but only abo ut half are vetting their defenses ea ch year, according to a new Arize nt survey. Read on for more findin gs.
Financial institutions are prioritizing cybersecurity updat es, but what can you do to he lp keep your assets safe? Here a re five actionable tips on how to ke ep your information secure in our digit al world.
5 Ways to Keep Your Onli ne Assets Secure Is your sensitive data safe?
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Find out what happens when y ou agree to share usage data wi th device manufacturers.
Should You Share Your Data Wi th Tech Companies? Consumer Reports fills you in on wh at you agree to when you sha re usage and analytics data with te ch companies such as Amazon, Apple, Goog le, and Microsoft.
Did you know that the Secu re Act made a big change f or beneficiaries of individual retirement accounts a nd 401(k) plans? Find out more.
Op-ed: Did you know inherited qualifi ed retirement accounts must be liquidated in 10 yea rs? If you didn’t, you are n ot alone A provision of the 2019 Secu re Act could impact your retirement savin gs plans or strategies to transfer weal th to future generations.
Many retirees head to Florida f or part of the year. Does th is mean they can enjoy the t ax benefits of being a resident?
How Snowbirds Can Be Taxed as Flori da Residents | Kiplinger If you're wintering in Florida b ut live in a high-tax state up nor th during the summer months, you c an save a lot of money by establishi ng permanent residency in Florida.
Charitable giving can be a powerf ul force of good and a usef ul tax strategy.
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Entrepreneurs and consultants might need to spe nd a little more time organizing the ir finances since their paychecks can be unpredictab le. Here's what to keep in mi nd.
Unpredictable income? Here's how to mana ge your money Here are some smart ways to ensu re you have enough to pay yo ur bills, minimize debt and build savin gs despite having a fluctuating income.
Have you come across any of the se scams lately? These are the warni ng signs you and your family membe rs may want to watch out f or.
How to Protect Yourself From Comm on Scams Consumer Reports shows you how to prote ct yourself from common scams, including impost er, employment, online shopping, sweepstakes, and investme nt schemes.
If you've worked from home in t he past or plan to in t he future, find out which deductions y ou might be able to claim.
Home Office Deduction: Can You Cla im This Tax Break If You Work ed from Home Last Year? | Kipling er If you worked from home la st year, whether you can claim t he home office deduction on your t ax return may depend on your employme nt status.
When you have multiple milestones on t he horizon, how do you establish yo ur priorities?
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