House and Senate champions and impacted families appear at a Dec. 7 Washington, D.C., event for expanding the child tax credit during the lame duck session. Tasos Katopodis | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Millions of children were lifted out of poverty in 2021, thanks to a more generous child tax credit that included
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The Central Business District of Pittsburgh J. Altdorfer Photography | Getty Images After bidding wars during the pandemic, demand for home purchases has fallen amid higher mortgage interest rates. That dynamic has made some markets are more attractive for first-time home buyers for 2023, according to a Zillow report released this week. The real estate
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Later this week, the European Union is expected to release a new Tobacco Tax Directive, the first update in more than a decade. Early reports indicate that the EU will propose a significant increase to the existing minimum cigarette tax rates levied across the Union and expand the product categories that are taxed, including a
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On the cusp of the greatest generational wealth transfer in history, baby boomers are set to pass more than $68 trillion on to their children. “It’s a generation that has accumulated a greater percentage of wealth than any other generation ever has,” said Mark Mirsberger, a certified public accountant and CEO of Dana Investment Advisors, referring
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In this article HAS Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT A Magic: The Gathering card is displayed on a mobile phone during a weekly tournament at the Uncommons hobby shop in New York, U.S., on Thursday, June 27, 2019. Photographer: Mark Abramson/Bloomberg via Getty Images Mark Abramson | Bloomberg | Getty Images Hasbro is defending
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Thomas Barwick | Stone | Getty Images The share of retirement savers who withdrew money from a 401(k) plan to cover a financial hardship hit a record high in October, according to data from Vanguard Group. That dynamic — when coupled with other factors like fast-rising credit card balances and a declining personal savings rate
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Smiling female professor reading an e-mail on a computer in the classroom. Copy space. Skynesher | E+ | Getty Images In October 2021, the Biden administration announced a one-year opportunity for student loan borrowers pursuing the Public Service Loan Forgiveness to get closer to being debt-free. Signed into law by then-President George W. Bush in
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Inflation, geopolitical uncertainty and fears of a recession have undermined financial confidence across the board, according to a new report by Edelman Financial Engines. Less than one-quarter, or 23%, of more than 2,000 adults polled earlier this fall said they felt “very comfortable” about their finances. Fewer — just 12% — consider themselves wealthy, the
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