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Impacts of recession

How Recessions Hinder More Than Just Economic Growth

Recessions are complex phenomena with economic, social, and political facets. To understand their impacts, we must look beyond GDP and consider direct and indirect consequences. A holistic understanding can help build resilient economies and societies.

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Retiring in Fort Worth

With retirement on the horizon, you may have your sights set on a new city. For many, that means heading south to enjoy a Fort Worth retirement. This Texas town

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Couple planning ahead for Social Security changes in 2024
Retirement Planning

Social Security Retirement: Changes for 2024

The Social Security Trust Fund needs more reserves due to a lower worker-to-beneficiary ratio caused by demographic changes. Congress needs to take action to prevent the trust fund reserves from being exhausted by 2035. Otherwise, a 24% reduction in benefits starting from 2024 is expected. Here are some of the changes forecasted.

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Beautiful Austin skyline. Austin, Texas on the Colorado River

How to Find a Financial Advisor in Austin

Getting your finances organized in Austin, Texas, doesn’t have to be complicated. It’s about finding a financial institution that prioritizes relationship building and provides comprehensive services. If you’re unsure how

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