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[https://www.theguardian.com/money/2022/aug/06/protect-savings-pension-rising-uk-inflation-interest-rates?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter](https://www.theguardian.com/money/2022/aug/06/protect-savings-pension-rising-uk-inflation-interest-rates?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter) >"We look at some options for safeguarding your nest egg amid rising prices and interest _...Read More_
[https://www.theguardian.com/money/2022/aug/06/protect-savings-pension-rising-uk-inflation-interest-rates?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter](https://www.theguardian.com/money/2022/aug/06/protect-savings-pension-rising-uk-inflation-interest-rates?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter) >"We look at some options for safeguarding your nest egg amid rising prices and interest _...Read More_
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>"The Bank of England upped the base rate to 0.25% in December, but since then only a handful of savers have felt the benefit"
>"The Bank of England upped the base rate to 0.25% in December, but since then only a handful of savers have felt the benefit"
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Financial savings are what’s left of your income after taxes and spending on real goods and services. During the pandemic many special programs were rolled out to support household incomes: $1.1t in forgivable business loans to maintain _...Read More_
Financial savings are what’s left of your income after taxes and spending on real goods and services. During the pandemic many special programs were rolled out to support household incomes: $1.1t in forgivable business loans to maintain _...Read More_
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"China needs a large and vibrant real-estate sector to build enough housing in its big cities to meet the urbanisation demand in the next 10-20 years. Its high levels of savings and investment should also be seen as a blessing."
"China needs a large and vibrant real-estate sector to build enough housing in its big cities to meet the urbanisation demand in the next 10-20 years. Its high levels of savings and investment should also be seen as a blessing."
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"Market-watchers are expecting an increase as early as next month. Here’s how it would hit mortgages, savings and debt"
"Market-watchers are expecting an increase as early as next month. Here’s how it would hit mortgages, savings and debt"
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"In an upside-down world of financial markets, expected returns after inflation are at record lows."
"In an upside-down world of financial markets, expected returns after inflation are at record lows."
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"As inflation takes hold, wages may increase, too. The question is, will it be enough to outpace the rise in prices."
"As inflation takes hold, wages may increase, too. The question is, will it be enough to outpace the rise in prices."
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"Challenge is that during the COVID-19 pandemic, the initial slowdown helped to widen the gap between those who have retirement savings, and those who do not. "
"Challenge is that during the COVID-19 pandemic, the initial slowdown helped to widen the gap between those who have retirement savings, and those who do not. "
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It's still a pathetic rate that doesn't keep up with inflation
It's still a pathetic rate that doesn't keep up with inflation
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>"Policies like forgiving debt for all student loans and giving baby bonds to the whole population won’t be nearly enough to achieve racial wealth parity, an economist says."
>"Policies like forgiving debt for all student loans and giving baby bonds to the whole population won’t be nearly enough to achieve racial wealth parity, an economist says."
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"Billions in aid has been dispensed, and the social safety net has been reinforced. Will there be more ambitious steps to address longtime inequities?"
"Billions in aid has been dispensed, and the social safety net has been reinforced. Will there be more ambitious steps to address longtime inequities?"
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>"10 Creative Ways to Increase Personal Cash Flow. Use these creative ideas to save money, earn more and delay current payments."
>"10 Creative Ways to Increase Personal Cash Flow. Use these creative ideas to save money, earn more and delay current payments."
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"Past stimulus payments haven done enough to stoke consumer spending, and that will influence what the next relief bill looks like."
"Past stimulus payments haven done enough to stoke consumer spending, and that will influence what the next relief bill looks like."
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The Bank of England expects a rapid rebound of the UK economy later this year as the vaccination rollout programme takes effect but also unveiled moves to introduce negative interest rates if the recovery falters.
The Bank of England expects a rapid rebound of the UK economy later this year as the vaccination rollout programme takes effect but also unveiled moves to introduce negative interest rates if the recovery falters.
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"As we bid farewell to 2020, with its gains for those who could keep working, and losses for those who were furloughed or put out of work, what could 2021 hold?"
"As we bid farewell to 2020, with its gains for those who could keep working, and losses for those who were furloughed or put out of work, what could 2021 hold?"