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Weekend reads: There’s a recession warning as the Federal Reserve fights inflation
Also, value stocks, the wild market for crude oil and a U.S. company that’s staying in Russia. Read More
‘Buyers are getting a double whammy’: Existing-home sales fall as affordability concerns mount
The median sales price of an existing home has increased 15% over the past year. Read More
‘A serial fraudster, a man of uncountable identities, a shapeshifter’: Con artist posed as doctor in $3.5M lending scam, bought gold coins and fled to Mexico
Joseph Corey ran the scam while on the run after being convicted of another medical fraud, prosecutors said. Read More
COVID concerns are fading — but not for workers. Here’s what your employer should be doing to keep you satisfied on the job.
Companies must adapt to how the pandemic has changed employees’ priorities. Read More
Not using your travel card rewards may not be such a bad thing
Getting more benefits sounds like a good thing on the surface, but it raises questions about value. Read More
8 cities that are leaders in going green
Whether it’s a focus on parks, water, housing, or farmers markets, these cities all serve as examples of what we can achieve in sustainability. Read More
Small businesses will feel the squeeze of interest rate rise—here’s what to expect
Small-business owners will feel the impact of rate increases in several ways, including costlier loans and slower business growth. What can business owners do? Read More
Will the Fed rate increase mean higher interest on your savings? Maybe, but it pays to shop around.
What exactly is the federal funds rate? We explain, plus, why it matters and how savers can benefit from the recent increase. Read More
‘She was granted power of attorney, but she is abusing that power’: My sister is taking complete control over my 94-year-old mother —and even changed her will
‘My sister came up from Florida in April 2020, took my mom to Florida for a visit, and never brought her back home.’ Read More