Jill On Money: Jobs, inflation, and the Fed

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By Jill Schlesinger

As we enter the homestretch for 2022, consumers, investors and Federal Reserve officials are saying “Good Riddance!” With 40 business days to go before we can close the chapter on the year,

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Interpersonal Edge: Innovative problem-solving secrets

Innovative problem-solving secrets

Today’s question: I spend most days upset about how incompetent most people are and how little they care that they are incompetent. I end up fighting my own grumpy attitude and take it out on co-workers. I don’t want to end up being the office Grinch, but how can I respond more effectively?

Jill On Money: The housing market cools — Will prices follow?

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By Jill Schlesinger

With inflation stubbornly high, the Federal Reserve is pumping the breaks on the economy by raising interest rates. The reasoning is when interest rates rise,

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Jill On Money: Seniors get raises; everyone else is not so lucky

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By Jill Schlesinger

Inflation continues to be the biggest problem confronting the U.S. economy.

The September Consumer Price Index showed that headline prices were up by 8.2 percent from a year ago,

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Interpersonal Edge: Dancing on the quicksand-pace of change

I AM 50

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By Dr. Daneen Skube

Q:I’m fifty and wondering if I’m getting Alzheimer’s disease because I frequently feel overwhelmed. I forget details, meetings,

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Jill On Money: Muddled in the middle

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By Jill Schlesinger

“Jill, when I hear politicians talking about the middle class, what do they mean?”

To answer this question, it’s worth tracing the roots of the term.

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Interpersonal Edge: Tips for timing your retirement

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By Dr. Daneen Skube

Q: I’m getting into my early sixties and wondering about retirement. I make good money and my work is engaging and fun.

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Jill On Money: We bonded over numbers

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By Jill Schlesinger

When my 98-year-old mother in-law passed away this month, I thought back to the first time I met her.

It was Christmas 2002 and as I was walking into my future sister-in-law’s house,

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Ear infections can occur from a variety of activities, including swimming

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By Mayo Staff, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I swim for exercise and relaxation. I try to get in the pool about three times a week.

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Jill On Money: Scorching summer job heat means more rate hikes

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By Jill Schlesinger

The post-COVID labor market recovery is like this summer’s weather: SCORCHING.

The government reported that 528,000 jobs were created in July, more than twice the consensus estimate.

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