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News From the Control Tower - 11/17/2022

News from the Control Tower: Our weekly curated list of news stories affecting you and your finances. This week’s reads include: 1. Fading Supply-Chain Problems Signal Season of Plenty for Holiday Shoppers, 2. Starbucks Workers Plan 100-Store Strike on Red Cup Day, 3. Who Does and Doesn’t Get to Skip RMDs Under the New 10-Year Rule, 4. Women’s Tennis Stood for Peng Shuai—and Took a Financial Hit That Isn’t Gone, 5. Egypt Dims the Lights in Cairo to Free Up More Gas for Europe, and Bonus: Marie Kondo Takes On a New Role: Life Coach.

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News From the Control Tower - 11/8/2022

News from the Control Tower: Our weekly curated list of news stories affecting you and your finances. This week’s reads include: 1. Moving In Together Doesn’t Match the Financial Benefits of Marriage, but Why?, 2. Macy’s Plans to Invest Millions to Fund Minority-Owned Businesses, 3. The Front Trunk Is Electric Cars’ Most Divisive Feature, 4. Older, White and Wealthy Home Buyers Are Pushing Others Out of the Market, 5. You Can Thank the Fed for Boosting the $1.5 Billion Powerball Jackpot, and Bonus: How permanent standard time could save lives, explained by a sleep expert.

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News From the Control Tower - 11/2/2022

News from the Control Tower: Our weekly curated list of news stories affecting you and your finances. This week’s reads include: 1. Corporate America Has a Message for the Fed About Inflation, 2. The Home-Improvement Boom Isn’t Over Yet, 3. A Chicago Man Quietly Left Behind $11 Million — The Largest Unclaimed Estate In American History, 4.Some Suburbs Are Actually Trying to Solve the Housing Shortage, 5. The Newest Card-Carrying Members of AARP: 20-Somethings, and Bonus: Revisiting the Playground.

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News From the Control Tower - 10/26/2022

News from the Control Tower: Our weekly curated list of news stories affecting you and your finances. This week’s reads include: 1. Everybody Talks About Made in America. But It Isn’t That Simple 2. Burned Out on Your Personal Brand 3. You’re Giving Away Yield and Don’t Even Know It 4. I was a writer on 'The Office' but ended up selling shirts at Macy's. Landing another TV writing job after the hit show was shockingly hard — and my race absolutely had something to do with it. 5. She’s Inheriting Millions. She Wants Her Wealth Taxed Away, and Bonus: Who Caught Aaron Judge’s Home Run Ball? Someone Who Needs an Accountant

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News From the Control Tower - 10/18/2022

News from the Control Tower: Our weekly curated list of news stories affecting you and your finances. This week’s reads include: 1. Bank of England Ultimatum Puts New Pressure on U.K. Markets, 2. Alaska snow crab season canceled as officials investigate disappearance of an estimated 1 billion crabs, 3. LGBT Couples From China Say ‘I Do’ in Utah Over Zoom, 4. Senior KFC Executives Opt for Retirement as Interest Rates Hit Pension Payouts, 5. Series I bond interest expected to fall to roughly 6.48% in November. But that’s still a ‘really good rate,’ experts say, Bonus: Want Your Jack-o’-lantern to Last Longer? Stop Cutting a Hole in the Top!

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News From the Control Tower - 10/11/2022

News from the Control Tower: Our weekly curated list of news stories affecting you and your finances. This week’s reads include: 1. Retirees are expected to get the biggest Social Security cost-of-living increase in decades, 2. If Your Co-Workers Are ‘Quiet Quitting,’ Here’s What That Means, 3. The latest job report offers a glimmer of hope in the fight against inflation, 4. How Colleen Hoover Rose to Rule the Best-Seller List, 5. How to Make Peace With Your Stock Market Losses, Bonus: The Ultimate Tiger Mom.

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News From the Control Tower - 10/4/2022

News from the Control Tower: Our weekly curated list of news stories affecting you and your finances. This week’s reads include: 1. For Corporate America, Strong U.S. Dollar Cuts Both Ways, 2. Saudi Arabia and Russia May Find Their Oil Pricing Power Limited, 3. Light Fades from Sun Belt Cities as More Contracts Are Canceled, 4. Tech Titans Are Backing a Museum with a Taco Party, Not a Gala, 5. The~$600m Spirit Halloween business - SatPost by Trung Phan, Bonus: A mysterious voice is haunting American Airlines’ in-flight announcements and nobody knows how.

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News From the Control Tower - 9/28/2022

News from the Control Tower: Our weekly curated list of news stories affecting you and your finances. This week’s reads include: 1. Excited For Fall Baking? Here’s How to Navigate the Wheat Shortage, 2. ‘If you’re going to build something from scratch, this might be as good a time as in a decade’, 3. House becomes 'disaster' for Ontario couple after skipping home inspection, 4. The world’s largest carbon removal project yet is headed for Wyoming, 5. 5 Reasons You Need to Take a Vacation, According to Science, Bonus: Scientists have calculated how many ants are on Earth. The number is so big it’s ‘unimaginable.’

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News From the Control Tower - 9/20/2022

News from the Control Tower: Our weekly curated list of news stories affecting you and your finances. This week’s reads include: 1. At eBay, Lurid Crimes and the Search for Punishment, 2. Uncurrent Events: The Great Inflation, 3. Cracking Down on a Wall Street Trend: E.S.G. Makeovers, 4. Billionaire No More: Patagonia Founder Gives Away the Company, 5. World’s First Flying Bike Makes U.S. Debut, Bonus: Man Tells of Losing His Arm to an Alligator, Followed by Days Lost in a Swamp.

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News From the Control Tower - 9/14/2022

News from the Control Tower: Our weekly curated list of news stories affecting you and your finances. This week’s reads include: 1. Inflation Remained Stubbornly High in August, Rattling Consumers and Investors, 2. What's the deal with all those weird wrong-number texts?, 3. I.R.S. to Refund Late-Filing Penalties for 2019 and 2020 Returns, 4. The salvage car Silk Road, 5. Wine Industry Iconoclast Fred Franzia Dies at 79, Bonus: Meet the women hunting giant pythons ‘eating everything’ in the Everglades.

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