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    1. High earners are flocking to low-tax states

      High earners are flocking to low-tax states

      Do people really move because they think their state income taxes are too high? It's been a longstanding debate. Finally, a recent report from the Tax Foundation provides some compelling evidence that yes, they do.

      The right-leaning group analyzed data from the Internal Revenue Service that compares the addresses for tax returns filed for tax years 2018 and 2019.

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    2. Government bond yields soar as markets weigh threat of a recession

      Government bond yields soar as markets weigh threat of a recession

      Bond yields jumped this week after another major rate hike from the Federal Reserve.
      The 2-year Treasury yield on Friday climbed to 4.266%, notching a 15-year high, and the 10-year Treasury reached 3.829%, the highest in 11 years.
      Yield curve inversions, occurring when shorter-term government bonds have higher yields than long-term bonds, are one indicator of a possible future recession.

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    3. 5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

      5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

      So, you’re traveling for work again. There are only 365 days in the year, can you recall how many days you’ve been on the road?

      It doesn’t matter if you are traveling internationally to Hong Kong, or 3-hours away from home, it’s hard to make healthy choices when your days are jam-packed with conferences, meetings, networking, and happy hours.

      If you’re feeling lost on how to stay healthy when traveling, well you’re in luck! Here are some health tips that will not only energize you, but allow you to be your best self and dominate every business trip on your schedule.

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    4. Jerome Powell just warned that the US housing market needs a 'difficult correction' so that folks can afford homes again ⁠— but here's why it'll look nothing like 2008

      Jerome Powell just warned that the US housing market needs a 'difficult correction' so that folks can afford homes again ⁠— but here's why it'll look nothing like 2008

      Real estate investors have largely done well for the past few years. But with higher interest rates, things could be about to change.

      The U.S. Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rates by 0.75 basis points on Wednesday, marking the third such hike in a row.

      Higher interest rates translate to bigger mortgage payments — not good news for the housing market. But cooling down housing prices is part of what needs to be done to bring inflation under control.

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    5. 5 Ways to Effectively Utilize Marketing Collaborations

      5 Ways to Effectively Utilize Marketing Collaborations

      Collaborations are one of the most effective ways to boost your marketing activities. Most companies and startups know this and invest significant resources into collaboration activities. When they first hear about collaborations, many people immediately think about influencer marketing campaigns. They think about celebrities sharing products on Instagram and athletes endorsing sports brands.

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    6. How To Hire The Right Team During A Market Downturn

      How To Hire The Right Team During A Market Downturn

      Hiring and retaining quality teams is one of a company's most pressing issues today. According to a study tracking 17,000 workers, Millennials are the largest group facing layoffs due to the market downturn, while Gen Z leads the movement in the Great Resignation. For companies that retain their staff, employee engagement remains a longstanding issue that demands a solution, with only 34% of employees feeling engaged at work.

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      Mentions: America
    7. Top 5 Promo Products for 5Ks and Marathons

      Top 5 Promo Products for 5Ks and Marathons

      Hosting your next 5K? Running out of ideas for what to giveaway at your next marathon? If so, check out these great promotional products. These items are proven to get people talking and will make a lasting impression on any runner. The goal of a 5K or marathon is to beat the competition, so why shouldn’t your promotional giveaways be competitive as well?

      Get ready to start handing out custom-made branded water bottles, fitness towels and so much more!

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    8. These Are the 10 Cheapest States to Buy a House in 2022, According to a New Report

      These Are the 10 Cheapest States to Buy a House in 2022, According to a New Report

      The housing market varies from state to state, and between prioritizing location, calculating taxes, and paying utilities, it can be difficult to discern which cities truly have the most affordable homes.

      Mortgage lender site Homebuyer.com recently published a new report on the 10 cheapest states to buy a home by tallying median home prices, household income, and estimated monthly mortgage payments.

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    9. 6 Mistakes People Who Retired Too Early Made

      6 Mistakes People Who Retired Too Early Made

      Retiring early, especially for those who are deliberate about their saving, spending and investing decisions, allows retirees to view retirement as a financial state. This opens the door to a new, fulfilling chapter and lifestyle. Find Out: How Much Cash To Have Stashed at Home at All Times Learn More: 7 Surprisingly Easy Ways To Reach Retirement Goals There are, however, certain mistakes which are easy to make if you plan to retire early.

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    10. How to Choose Between Savings and Insurance: the Pros and Cons

      How to Choose Between Savings and Insurance: the Pros and Cons

      When it comes to finances, there are always important decisions to make. One of the most common dilemmas is whether to save money or buy insurance. Both options have their own advantages and disadvantages, which can make it difficult for people to decide what is best for them. This blog post will explore the pros and cons of both savings and insurance so that you can make an informed decision about what is suitable for you! Via Pexels 1) Savings: The first option is saving money.

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    11. Simple Tips for Protecting Your Elderly Parents’ Assets

      Simple Tips for Protecting Your Elderly Parents’ Assets

      Your parents may have reached an age where they need help with their finances. You may be concerned that they will mismanage their assets or succumb to elder financial abuse that could deplete their savings.

      With 15% of the United States population now over the age of 65, many Americans are left wondering how they can financially protect their aging parents. Between cognitive decline, scam artists, and the expense that comes with longer life expectancy, careful financial planning is crucial.

      There are several simple steps you can take to protect your elderly parents’ assets. Below are ideas and ways to get started. Remember, it’s better to start the conversation now rather than later.

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    12. The Best Age for Social Security Retirement Benefits

      The Best Age for Social Security Retirement Benefits

      As you get older, you start thinking more about retirement distributions than contributions. One of the biggest questions that near-retirees have is, “What is the best age to start collecting Social Security benefits? Most take the benefits right away, but that isn’t always the best option. You can start collecting Social Security benefits any time between ages 62 and 70. Let’s take a look at how Social Security works, and what you need to know when deciding the best age for your retirement.

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    13. A Retirement Readiness Checklist | Morningstar

      A Retirement Readiness Checklist | Morningstar

      As the mother of six kids, one of whom had special needs, my mom was organized, to say the least. She carefully calibrated her schedule to accommodate her many responsibilities and she relied on lists, always lots of lists, to keep everyone and everything on track. My sisters and I once found a checklist of to-dos, complete with addenda for packing the suitcases and food, that she had written before a family vacation. It was as detailed as if she had been a military general taking us all into battle.

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    14. Four Basic Steps for a Successful Retirement

      Four Basic Steps for a Successful Retirement

      Understand the basic types of investment products, like stocks, bonds, and money market accounts. Each of these has its risks and rewards, and plan participants should know what those are, and how they can fit together in an investment portfolio. Plan participants should have a firm grasp on what their retirement plan offers and how they can benefit from that.

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    15. Potential Benefits of Setting Up A Trust

      Potential Benefits of Setting Up A Trust

      When it comes to estate planning, many people create a will to have their assets distributed after they pass away. But there’s another aspect of estate planning that may offer unique benefits to you and your family: a trust.

      A trust is a legal contract, drafted by an attorney, with a named trustee who ensures your assets are managed according to your wishes both during your lifetime and after your death.

      Here are five benefits of adding a trust to your estate planning portfolio.

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