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Why Benefits Open Enrollment Season May Cost You More This Year

Sturt | E+ | Getty Images Don’t be surprised if you spend more time selecting health benefits during the open enrollment season this year. With inflation rising, policy-specific changes, and workers demanding more healthcare services, many people won’t be checking the exact same boxes as they did last year. Last year, during open registration — …

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Are you traveling to Europe soon? 6 tips to help you save money and avoid trouble

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. Added to this were record-breaking temperatures that caused roads, runways and train tracks to buckle and led to further disruptions. …

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Why the 60/40 portfolio is on track for ‘worst year ever,’ says CIO

Investment strategies cannot be more classic than the so-called 60/40 allocation. By holding 60% of your portfolio in stocks and 40% in bonds, you get the best of both worlds: high growth potential from your riskier stocks and protection from your more conservative bonds. However, this year has been difficult for investors holding this or …

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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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6 new rules for smarter travel in Europe | business news

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. Added to this were record-breaking temperatures that caused roads, runways and train tracks to buckle and led to further disruptions. …

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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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4 Non-Investing Questions to Ask an Advisor Before Retiring | business news

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