Consultants say jobs, house prices and market volatility are client concerns

Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images With soaring inflation and rising interest rates fueling speculation that a recession is looming, it may come as no surprise that financial advisors hear these concerns from their clients. Year-on-year inflation eased slightly in August to 8.3% from 8.5% in July, but still significantly higher than The Fed’s … Read more

Santa Barbara County achieves success with joint response mental health teams | Mental health care in crisis

Lenny Marcus came home from work one night nearly six years ago to find his adult son incoherent, sitting on the floor of his Julieta home surrounded by his vomit. Marcus remembered how his son, who was 24 years old, could barely speak; He knew they would have to go to the hospital to have … Read more

Top Wall Street analysts see Alphabet as a buying opportunity

The Google Alphabet Inc logo outside the company’s office in Beijing, China, August 8, 2018. Thomas Peter | Reuters With the ugly month of September in the rearview mirror, it’s tempting for investors to make impulsive decisions. The three major indices ended the month with big losses, weighed down by rising bond yields and the … Read more

‘The Federal Reserve is breaking things’ – this is what keeps Wall Street on edge as risks mount around the world

Jerome Powell, Chairman of the US Federal Reserve, during a federal hearing event in Washington, DC, US, on Friday, September 23, 2022. Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images Such as Federal Reserve Efforts to tame inflation are intensifying, sending the dollar, bonds and stocks up, and concern is growing that a central bank crackdown will … Read more

Climate change will never be solved with declining growth

Climate change is fueled by the release of greenhouse gas emissions and these emissions come from every sector of the global economy: electricity, manufacturing, transportation, agriculture, and industrial processes. In general, greenhouse gas emissions were climbing for decades. Activists often advocate using less and consuming less as one potential solution to climate change – low … Read more

Kindle Scribe, Halo Rise, New Echos, Fire TV

Amazon has unveiled a new smart TV, the Fire TV Omni QLED series starting at $799.99 Amazon Fire TV Omni Series in QLED Amazon Amazon just announced a new TV: the Amazon Fire TV Omni Series in QLED. Aside from the QLED screen, the TV has Dolby Vision IQ and HDR10 + Adaptive for the … Read more

Economy flights from Moscow to Dubai cost up to $5,000 as Russians flee

The airline industry has been hampered by a perfect storm of challenges over recent weeks, from labor shortages and supply disruptions to high fuel prices. soba pictures | Light Rocket | Getty Images Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Round-trip economy flights from Moscow to Dubai cost up to $5,000, many of which were sold out … Read more

Consider these smart strategies to lower your tax bill for 2022

Prathanchorruangsak | istock | Getty Images Tax withholding review First, you want to review how much money is withheld from your paycheck for federal taxes. Withholding too few taxes could result in a tax bill or a fine. If a lot of taxes are withheld, you can get your money back. You should check your … Read more

The dangers and promises of quantum computing are approaching

The stark warning came from one of the tech world’s most prominent CEOs. Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai told an audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, three years ago that quantum computing has the potential to change humanity’s understanding of the natural world, enabling scientists to create new drugs and better batteries, among … Read more

pairing? How do you know when it’s time to combine your money

Spanish | E + | Getty Images Money may not be your top priority if you’re in love, but it does deserve some serious attention if you want a lasting relationship. A partnership that pools resources and shares expenses can be very good for the relationship and for each other’s financial well-being. However, different spending … Read more