How to combat the impact of inflation on retirement health care costs

Gas, food, and housing prices have skyrocketed in the past year. What is less noticeable to some is the high cost of health care. Medicare, the US government’s national health insurance program for Americans age 65 and older, has imposed a 14.5% increase in Part B premiums (outpatient care coverage) for 2022, a record number … Read more

The April CPI report is expected to show that inflation has already peaked

Shoppers inside a grocery store in San Francisco, California, United States, on Monday, May 2, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images The April CPI report is expected to show that inflation has already peaked – a development that some investors say could calm markets temporarily. But economists say, even with the deferral … Read more

88% of adults support mandatory personal finance education

Most adults in the United States support guaranteed access to personal finance education for high school students. Eighty-eight percent of adults surveyed by the National Endowment for Financial Education said their state should require either a semester or one-year personal finance course for graduation. The poll was conducted among 1,030 adults in March. More than … Read more

This is why a Roth IRA conversion could pay off in a bear market

Anchorage photos | E + | Getty Images High inflation, high interest rates and the war in Ukraine have led to constant volatility in the stock market. But there may be a bright spot: the chance to save money on a Roth conversion. The strategy allows higher wage earners to avoid Profit limits For Roth … Read more

US companies in China cut revenue forecasts and investment plans

Truck drivers, such as the one pictured here in Shanghai in late April, usually need to show valid negative virus tests in order to move goods between cities in China. The American Chamber of Commerce in China said members reported different implementation of Covid controls depending on city and county. Vcg | China Optical Group … Read more

Financial system doing well despite ‘volatility’ stresses

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies during a hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill on November 30, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong | Getty Images Chancellor of the Exchequer Janet Yellen The US financial system is believed to be in good shape, but Russia’s invasion of Ukraine … Read more

The idea that the stock market is not the economy does not exist anymore

A Wall Street subway station near the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, Monday, January 3, 2022. Michael Nagel | Bloomberg | Getty Images The stock market may not literally be the economy, but the distinction between the two is getting increasingly difficult. With household share ownership rising to new heights and the … Read more

Why is the UK economy one of the most vulnerable groups right now

George Clerc | E + | Getty Images There is an economic peculiarity in the UK that makes it “one of the most vulnerable countries in the world right now”, according to an investment strategist. Mike Harris, founder of Krebstone Strategic Macro, argues that the main problem for Britain is that its mortgage market is … Read more

‘You want good leadership, don’t care about the sector’

Billionair Prem WhatsApp subordinate Fairfax Group Often known as Al-Kindi Warren Buffett. Besides being in the insurance and investing business like Buffett, he has the ability to make long-term investments when others are scared. He started in India as a JV partner at ICICI Lombard, which is now the most valuable non-life company. In an … Read more

In the case of Roe v. Wade, big companies already have a precedent for action

Abortion rights activists march downtown after demonstrating outside a US federal courthouse in Tucson, Arizona, US May 3, 2022, after a draft majority opinion written by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito in preparation for a majority of MPs was leaked. to overturn the landmark abortion rights decision Roe v. Wade later this year. The photo … Read more