The effect the latest Fed rate hikes could have on your finances

Erica Lee

The Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate on Wednesday by 50 basis points or a half-point, bringing it to a range of 4.25% to 4.5%, the highest level in 14 years, which will make borrowing much more costly. Federal Reserve raises interest rates again: How it could affect your …

Key end-of-year tax moves you can still make for 2022

Erica Lee

There are still three weeks left in December before the end of the year, allowing you time to make these key tax moves to improve your bottom line for 2022. It’s not too late: Key end-of-year tax moves for 2022 Tuesday, April 18, 2023, is the deadline for paying your …

Value Investing vs Growth Investing

Erica Lee

Two terms you hear tossed around are Value Investing vs Growth Investing. What are the differences? Which is riskier? Here is a look at both, along with their pros and cons, to help you decide which strategy is right for you. What is Value Investing? That key word to latch …

The 3 Safest and Best Ways to Invest $5000

Erica Lee

Only have $5000 to invest? With US inflation reaching 8.6% in June, every dollar in your pocket is losing value, and there are many ways to invest at better yields than savings accounts safely. Here are the best three ways. 1. Buy U.S. Treasury I-bonds Up until October 28, the …

Personal Finance

5 Top-Performing 401(k) Funds for 2022

5 Top-Performing 401(k) Funds for 2022

One of the most important retirement strategies is selecting the right asset allocation for your 401(k). Here are a few of the top-performing 401(k) funds in 2022. Choosing a 401(k) fund Experts say, for the majority of investors, there are only two factors to consider when choosing which fund is …
Guide to Tipping Amid Inflation

Guide to Tipping Amid Inflation

As inflation skyrockets the cost of everything, you probably don’t have to add that extra bump in tips you did amid the pandemic, but certain services still should be tipped. Here are some simple guidelines to follow. Tipping amid inflation First of all, you don’t have to tip everyone. That …

Retirement and Investing

Value Investing vs Growth Investing

Value Investing vs Growth Investing

Two terms you hear tossed around are Value Investing vs Growth Investing. What are the differences? Which is riskier? Here is a look at both, along with their pros and cons, to help you decide which strategy is right for you. What is Value Investing? That key word to latch …
The 3 Safest and Best Ways to Invest $5000

The 3 Safest and Best Ways to Invest $5000

Only have $5000 to invest? With US inflation reaching 8.6% in June, every dollar in your pocket is losing value, and there are many ways to invest at better yields than savings accounts safely. Here are the best three ways. 1. Buy U.S. Treasury I-bonds Up until October 28, the …

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