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The strong dollar is currently making travel in Europe very attractive – with one important caveat

Many Americans, facing record high inflation and interest rates, cannot afford to travel right now. But for the lucky ones who can, this could be the perfect time to book a trip to Europe. The British pound fell to an all-time low against the US dollar on Monday, and the euro, which fell below par …

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Travel costs have increased, but travelers are not canceling their plans just yet

Summer travel talk sure isn’t what it used to be. Instead of sun, sand and surf, many travel discussions now revolve around inflation, rising fuel costs and flight cancellations, a situation that could derail a much-needed travel comeback in the summer of 2022. Travel talks on Twitter fell 75% from April to May, while discussions …

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A 401(k) is risky. Here’s a safer investment strategy.

Opinions expressed by entrepreneur Contributors are their own. If you’re reading this, you’re probably wondering if there’s an alternative to 401(k) to grow your wealth fast. Traditionally, investment vehicles like the 401(k), in which you invest throughout your career and don’t see your money until after retirement, have been considered the surest way to grow …

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Should I invest in bonds when interest rates are rising?

Welcome to Select’s latest advice column, get your money right. Financial Advisor Kristin O’Keeffe Merrick answers your pressing money questions. (You can read her last part here how to diversify an investment portfolio to reduce risks and losses.) Do you have a question you want to ask? Send us a message at [email protected] dowel | …

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Liz Weston: 6 new rules for smarter travel in Europe

Tourism rebounded in Europe this summer – and Europe wasn’t ready yet. Pandemic-related staff shortages led to massive queues and flight cancellations at many airports; At the same time, prices for hotels and taxis rose. This was compounded by record-breaking temperatures that caused roads, runways and railroad tracks to buckle, leading to further disruption. Our …

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