‘We’ve been to London, Rome and Lisbon’

My wife and I love to travel. In the five years that we’ve been together, we’ve made many unforgettable memories during our trips abroad. But in July 2021, we took a Greek Isles cruise for my wife’s 49th birthday that truly changed our lives. As we sat in our ocean view cabin, we talked about … Read more

$ 150 oil will not cripple economy, market: JP Morgan’s Marko Kolanovic

JP Morgan’s Marko Kolanovic predicts oil is surging higher – but so are stocks. Kolanovic, who serves as the firm’s chief global markets strategist and co-head of global research, believes the US economy is strong enough to handle oil prices as high as $ 150 a barrel. “There could be some potential further spikes in … Read more

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

Inflation could mean a big Social Security cost-of-living adjustment in 2023

Sporrer / Rupp | Image Source | Getty Images Social Security beneficiaries started 2022 with a 5.9% cost-of-living adjustment to their monthly checks, the highest increase in about 40 years. But as inflation climbs with each month, the buying power of those benefit increases has diminished. The Consumer Price Index for all Urban Consumers, or … Read more