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This common money move costs retirement savers $45.5 billion in investment fees, earnings over 25 years

This common money move costs retirement savers $45.5 billion in investment fees, earnings over 25 years

andresr | E+ | Getty Images IRA rollovers are common for job switchers, retirees Investors rolled $516.7 billion from workplace plans into traditional IRAs in 2018, the latest year for which data is available. That’s nearly 28 times more money than as contributed to traditional IRAs that year. A Pew survey from 2021 found that …

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Ben & Jerry’s Israel, parent company Unilever reach deal to end settlement boycott

Ben & Jerry’s Israel, parent company Unilever reach deal to end settlement boycott

Ben & Jerry’s will continue to be sold in Israel and the West Bank, after the Israeli franchise came to an agreement with the ice cream maker’s parent company Unilever following a year of legal battling over a settlement boycott, the two sides announced on Wednesday. Israel and its supporters hailed the decision as a …

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Ernst & Young to Pay $100 Million Fine After Auditors Cheated on Ethics Exams

Ernst & Young to Pay $100 Million Fine After Auditors Cheated on Ethics Exams

Ernst & Young, one of the world’s largest auditing firms, has agreed to pay a $100 million fine after U.S. securities regulators found that hundreds of its auditors had cheated on ethics exams they were required to take for professional licenses — and that the firm did not do enough to stop the practice. The …

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Analysts accuse Bed Bath & Beyond of turning off AC in stores to save money as sales plummet

Analysts accuse Bed Bath & Beyond of turning off AC in stores to save money as sales plummet

A new report from Bank of America claims that the company has cut air conditioning in an effort to quickly lower expenses to make up for a slump in sales. Bed Bath & Beyond told CNN that any changes in store temperature guidelines did not come from corporate. “We’ve been contacted about this report, and …

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Trump’s social network deal is under grand jury scrutiny.

Trump’s social network deal is under grand jury scrutiny.

The public listing of former President Donald J. Trump’s social media company took a fresh blow on Monday when the cash-rich shell company merging with Mr. Trump’s company disclosed in a regulatory filing that a federal grand jury in New York recently issued subpoenas to the company and its directors. The grand jury subpoenas were …

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The Shillito family of Burnt Hill, New York, grows fruits and vegetables in their garden and their shopping is limited to buying in bulk and shopping directly with restaurant supply stores

Frugal New York couple with nine children who own their home and have zero debt spend $364 a month

A frugal couple with nine children who own their home in upstate New York, have zero debt and spend just $364 a month, say they’re coping with the nation’s record-high inflation by doing what they’ve always done: not spending money.    The Shillito family of Burnt Hill, New York, grow fruits and vegetables in their garden and their …

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Jerome Powell Pressed Over How Fed Would Respond to Economic Slowdown

Jerome Powell Pressed Over How Fed Would Respond to Economic Slowdown

Lawmakers pressed Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell over how the central bank would manage trade-offs it could confront if its interest rate increases slow the economy sharply but don’t reduce inflation quickly. Mr. Powell on Thursday said that in such a scenario, the Fed would be reluctant to shift from raising rates to cutting them …

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Stock Market Edges Higher as Powell Testifies to Congress

Stock Market Edges Higher as Powell Testifies to Congress

U.S. stocks rose Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell acknowledged the possibility of a recession while discussing the central bank’s efforts to address inflation. The S&P 500 gained 0.6%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.4%, or about 121 points. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.7%. All three indexes were down in early …

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