VALERIE MACON | AFP | Getty Images People who collect Social Security are about to see bigger checks. The cost-of-living adjustment in 2022 will be 5.9%, the Social Security Administration said Wednesday. The bump, which will help beneficiaries keep up with rising costs due to inflation, is the largest increase in about 40 years. The
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In this article COIN Grandbrothers | iStock Editorial | Getty Images Kenny Schachter, an art dealer, columnist for Artnet and self-proclaimed nonfungible tokens evangelist, believes that the digital works could eclipse the traditional art market within five years. This month cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase and the auction house Sotheby’s, which has been around since 1744, both
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In this article BTC.CM= Andrew Toth | FilmMagic | Getty Images “The Big Short” investor Michael Burry inquired about ways to bet against bitcoin just before the world’s largest cryptocurrency hit a six-month high to breach the $60,000 level. “Ok, I haven’t done this before, how do you short a cryptocurrency,” Burry said in a Wednesday
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Don Bayley | Vetta | Getty Images This week’s announcement of the highest Social Security cost-of-living adjustment since 1982 was welcome news for retirees. It will help alleviate the financial pinch many are feeling. Beneficiaries in 2022 will receive a 5.9% boost to their checks. That’s up from a 1.3% benefit increase for 2021. Even
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Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards Perrier Jouet 1874 Source: Christie’s WASHINGTON – An exceptionally rare bottle of Champagne is headed to auction. Christie’s London will auction a collection of vintage Champagne from Perrier-Jouet on Dec. 2 and 3. Among the cuvees stands an 1874 vintage of Perrier-Jouet Brut Millesime that is expected to fetch up
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Fizkes | Getty Images The Department of Labor wants to reverse a Trump-era policy that restricts 401(k) plans and other retirement savings vehicles from offering environmental, social and governance-focused assets, known as ESG, investing options. Values-based assets have become increasingly popular, with investors funneling $51.1 billion of net new money into ESG funds in 2020,
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In this article MORN BraunS | E+ | Getty Images Many Hispanic Americans aren’t saving enough — or at all — for retirement. More than two-third of Hispanic households aren’t putting aside anything through workplace savings vehicles such as 401(k) plans, a Morningstar report found. Private retirement plans like individual retirement accounts aren’t filling the
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U.S. stock index futures were higher in early morning trading on Friday, after the S&P 500 posted its best day since March on stronger-than-expected earnings. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 128 points. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures also both traded in positive territory. During regular trading the S&P
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In this article GS GSBD David Solomon, chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs & Co., speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., on Monday, April 29, 2019. Kyle Grillot | Bloomberg | Getty Images Goldman Sachs is scheduled to report third-quarter earnings before the opening bell Friday. Here’s what Wall
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Christian travelers visit Jerusalem to retrace Jesus’ final footsteps along the Via Dolorosa, Muslims to revere the Dome of the Rock, and Jewish people to insert written prayers into the cracks of the Western Wall. Some people do all three. Come December, travelers will have a new option available to them when visiting Jerusalem. They
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The holiday island of Bali reopened to tourists from select countries Thursday in what Indonesian authorities have called a “baby steps” approach to resuming international travel. Indonesia closed its borders to foreign travelers some 18 months ago. Vaccinated tourists from 19 countries — including China, India, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand, as well as
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