Personal finance

Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images One of the best car-shopping weekends pre-pandemic is more of a dud these days. Amid the auto industry’s manufacturing challenges due to persisting supply-chain issues, Memorial Day sales are generally minimal to nonexistent this year. “It’s looking pretty bleak, to be straightforward about it,” said Ivan Drury, senior manager
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In this article BAC Ilkercelik | Istock | Getty Images The market volatility that’s gripped the markets for weeks has prompted some investors to ask, “Is this the bottom?” But waiting for the market low may prove elusive. “There’s no ‘the’ bottom,” said Chris Hyzy, chief investment officer at Merrill and Bank of America Private
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Thomas Barwick | Digitalvision | Getty Images Retirees have rejoined the labor force at a steady clip in recent months, attracted by a hot job market and reduced Covid health risks. This “un-retirement” trend could help increase the available pool of workers and ease the hiring challenges businesses have reported. As of April, 3.3% of
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Iryna Imago | Istock | Getty Images Many adult children are “boomeranging” and moving back in with their parents amid high rents and home prices, a new survey from financial services company Thrivent finds. About 40% of parents reported they currently have an adult child living with them. Meanwhile, 25% of parents said an adult
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In this article .VIX Thianchai Sitthikongsak | Moment | Getty Images The stock market’s roller-coaster ride isn’t inspiring confidence in investors. Still, a small portion do plan to take advantage of recent price dips. About 18% of Americans are willing to put more money into stock market investments this year, including retirement accounts, according to
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By nearly every measure, the U.S. economy made a stunning recovery after the coronavirus pandemic spurred mass shutdowns and layoffs nationwide. The labor market has added back millions of jobs and wages have gone up substantially, even among lower-paying positions. But soaring inflation and rapidly rising interest rates have most Americans worried that the good
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