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Monthly Archives: March 2022

Americans are ‘wasting too much money on housing,’ says top economist—here are 4 ways to get ‘house rich’

[CNBC, Getty Images] “House poor” is a common expression used to describe people who are wasting too much money on housing, leaving them with too little to spend on everything else. But it can also refer to those who are getting too little housing bang for their buck. And now, with interest rates on home […]

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We’re nearing a recession, if this always-accurate indicator is right again

[CNN Business] The bond market just flashed a warning sign that has correctly predicted almost every recession over the past 60 years: an inversion of the US Treasury note yield curve. An inverted yield curve is often seen as a signal that investors are more nervous about the immediate future than the longer term, spurring […]

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Will Smith appeared to strike Chris Rock on Oscars telecast

[CNN] Chris Rock made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head, which did not appear to go over well with her husband Will Smith. While presenting the award for best documentary, Rock joked, “Jada I love you, ‘G.I. Jane 2,’ can’t wait to see it.” The camera cut to Pinkett Smith, who rolled her […]

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Housing market ‘staring into face of perfect storm,’ expert warns

[Fox Business] Housing market ‘staring into face of a perfect storm’: Jerry Howard National Association of Home Builders CEO Jerry Howard warned consumers Friday the housing market is currently “staring into the face of a perfect storm” and argued that is a “bad sign” for the American economy.  “Our own Wells Fargo NAHB Housing Market Index (HMI) declined three […]

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Inside plans for luxurious ‘crypto paradise’ island where the super rich could call home in 2023

[The Sun, Satoshi Island] AN island that promises to be a ‘crypto paradise’ is being built in the South Pacific in a nation called Vanuatu and citizenship costs $130,000 (£99,000). Citizenship for the island comes in the form of an NFT and all payments on the island will be made in crypto. NFTs may be […]

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My partner and I spend $20 a week at Aldi. Here are 14 things we love to buy and how we use them.

[Insider] My girlfriend and I spend $20 a week at Aldi and plan all of our meals on a budget.We stock up on pantry staples like rice, peanut butter, and black beans for quick meals. We also like to pick up the store’s affordable kielbasa, eggs, sauerkraut, and cheese. Our shopping list usually comes out to about $20 a […]

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10 Walmart Items That Give You the Best Bang for Your Buck

[GO Banking Rates, Shutterstock] When it comes to shopping at big-box corporate stores, you might think they are all pretty much the same in their pricing. Can there really be much of a difference between Kohl’s, Target, Walmart and so on? Well, according to Joanie Demer, co-founder of the Krazy Coupon Lady, “When it comes to the […]

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Crypto offshoot DeFi throws up new risks for investors, global regulators say

[Reuters] Decentralised finance – or DeFi – is throwing up new risks for investors as it evolves to mirror traditional markets, a global body for securities regulators said on Thursday, adding to a chorus of warnings about the fast-growing crypto offshoot. So-called DeFi platforms allow users to lend, borrow and save in digital assets, bypassing […]

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10 Cryptocurrencies To Buy and Hold for the Next 10 Years

[Insider Monkey, iStock Photo] Blockchain is The Future The world is headed towards a digital transformation, with the metaverse, NFTs, and cryptocurrencies being all that is talked about. At the very center of these future technologies is blockchain. According to the Blockchain Technology Market Report 2022, the global blockchain market was valued at $4.93 billion in […]

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Russia is breaking market rules left and right

[CNN Business] London(CNN Business)Russia is breaking market rules left and right as its financial isolation deepens. The latest: Russia’s stock market reopened on Thursday after it was shuttered for a month. Under normal circumstances, there wouldn’t be much demand for shares in Russian companies considering they do most of their business in an economy that some expect to contract by […]

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