As food prices soar, some states consider cutting taxes on groceries

A person shops for groceries at Lincoln Market on March 10, 2022 in the Prospect Lefferts Garden neighborhood of Brooklyn borough in New York City. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images New government inflation data shows prices are surging in one key area – food. Now some states are looking at helping to reduce that … Read more

The tax deadline is 10 days away. Here’s the average refund so far

bymuratdeniz | iStock | Getty Images There are 10 days until April 18, the tax deadline for most Americans, and the IRS has already sent more than 63 million refunds worth over $ 204 billion in total, as of April 1, the agency reported Friday. Almost one-third of Americans do not file until the last … Read more

Where to keep your cash amid high inflation and rising interest rates

Finding a competitive interest rate on your emergency savings has become even more difficult amid record high inflation. But there is good news. The Federal Reserve is expected to start raising interest rates. When they do, that will kick up the interest you can earn on your cash. Some accounts may be poised to see … Read more

Brits brace for perfect storm of tax rises, spiraling inflation and energy crisis

Pensioners protest over rising fuel prices at a demonstration outside Downing street called by The National Pensioners Convention and Fuel Poverty Action on February 7, 2022 in London, England. Guy Smallman | Getty Images British households are facing the worst cost of living crisis for decades, as soaring inflation, declining real wages and an energy … Read more