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‘I want to stem the shrink.’ I’m 66 and my Social Security check is only going to be about $1,000 a month. My only savings is in a 401(k) that is ‘currently shrinking weekly.’ Should I get professional help?

‘I want to stem the shrink.’ I’m 66 and my Social Security check is only going to be about $1,000 a month. My only savings is in a 401(k) that is ‘currently shrinking weekly.’ Should I get professional help?

Do you need a financial adviser? Getty Images/iStockphoto Question: I’m trying to determine if seeking a financial advisor is warranted for a 66-year-old senior whose only savings is in a 401(k) and currently shrinking weekly. My husband is a retired teacher so we do have his pension, but he didn’t pay into Social Security for …

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Wall Street set for weekly gain, boosted by growth stocks

Wall Street set for weekly gain, boosted by growth stocks

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Focus on U.S. inflation data next week Kroger rises on forecast raise Dow up 1.28%, S&P 500 up 1.53%, Nasdaq up 1.96% Sept 9 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes extended gains on Friday afternoon and were set to snap a three-week losing streak, as investors …

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DF Direct Weekly talks Spider-Man PC reviewing and PC gaming in an energy crisis

DF Direct Weekly talks Spider-Man PC reviewing and PC gaming in an energy crisis

Welcome the latest edition of DF Direct Weekly – Digital Foundry’s regular show on the latest gaming and technology news. Perhaps not surprisingly, the lion’s share of our news discussion this week concerns the release of Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered on PC. We’ve discussed the various trials we had in delivering our coverage – not least …

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U.S. weekly jobless claims hit 8-month high; labor market still tight

U.S. weekly jobless claims hit 8-month high; labor market still tight

Weekly jobless claims increase 9,000 to 244,000 Continuing claims fall 41,000 to 1.331 million Producer price index increases 1.1% in June Core producer prices rise 0.3%; up 6.4% year-on-year WASHINGTON, July 14 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits increased to an eight-month high last week, suggesting some cooling in …

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U.S. labor market starts to cool as weekly jobless claims rise, layoffs surge

U.S. labor market starts to cool as weekly jobless claims rise, layoffs surge

Weekly jobless claims increase 4,000 to 235,000 Continuing claims advance 51,000 to 1.375 million Announced job cuts jump 57% to 32,517 in June Trade deficit narrows 1.3% to $85.5 billion in May WASHINGTON, July 7 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week and there are growing …

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Lowest weekly close since December 2020 — 5 things to know in Bitcoin this week

Lowest weekly close since December 2020 — 5 things to know in Bitcoin this week

Bitcoin (BTC) begins a new week with a totally different feel to last as BTC/USD seals its lowest weekly close since December 2020. A night of losses into June 13 means that the largest cryptocurrency is now edging closer to beating its ten-month lows from May. The weakness has left few guessing: shock inflation data …

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5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 436th edition of Android Apps Weekly. Here are the big headlines from the last week: We asked our readers if they still store music on their phones locally. As it turns out, nearly 70% of our readership does, in fact, still listen to music without streaming it. A few of our readers …

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