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56% of Americans believe the U.S. is already in recession.These 4 steps can help you protect your finances during a downturn

56% of Americans believe the U.S. is already in recession.These 4 steps can help you protect your finances during a downturn

It’s easy to get swayed by headlines and market declines when you’re not clear about your work goals. Amanda Wallace Head of Insurance at MassMutual Meanwhile, a MassMutual poll found that a majority of Americans (80%) are already concerned about how a recession will affect their day-to-day finances. The survey was conducted in August and …

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Bond yields surged as markets weighed the threat of a recession.What this means for your investment

Bond yields surged as markets weighed the threat of a recession.What this means for your investment

Hoxton/Sam Edwards | Getty Images Bond yields jumped this week after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates again sharply, warning of a market in trouble. The yield on the policy-sensitive 2-year Treasury note climbed to a 15-year high of 4.266% on Friday, while the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield hit 3.829%, the highest in 11 …

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Benchmark bond yields are "bad news" for investors as the Fed hikes rates by 0.75%.What this means for your portfolio

Benchmark bond yields are “bad news” for investors as the Fed hikes rates by 0.75%.What this means for your portfolio

Mossa Images | E+ | Getty Images Government bonds could signal trouble for the market as investors price in another 0.75 percentage point hike from the Federal Reserve. Ahead of the Fed news, the policy-sensitive two-year U.S. Treasury yield climbed to 4.006% on Wednesday, its highest level since October 2007, and the benchmark 10-year U.S. …

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2023 could see record Social Security cost-of-living adjustments, but it's not set in stone: 3 things to watch out for

2023 could see record Social Security cost-of-living adjustments, but it’s not set in stone: 3 things to watch out for

Klaus Wedefelt | Getty Images An 8.7% Social Security cost-of-living adjustment is likely in 2023, according to government inflation data released on Tuesday. The estimate comes from the Coalition for Seniors, a nonpartisan seniors group, which found that the increase would add $144.10 to the average monthly retirement benefit of $1,656. According to the Seniors …

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88% of investors are worried about inflation and interest rate hikes.As interest rates continue to rise, here's how to prepare your portfolio

88% of investors are worried about inflation and interest rate hikes.As interest rates continue to rise, here’s how to prepare your portfolio

Dowell | Moments | Getty Images After nearly eight months of market volatility, many investors remain concerned about rising interest rates and how those changes will affect their portfolios. Some 88% of investors are concerned about inflation and rising interest rates, according to a JPMorgan Wealth Management survey of more than 2,000 Americans with an …

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