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Personal Finance

Payroll Tax Holiday: Pay Me Now Or Pay Me Later

The deferral plan allows workers who earn less than $4,000 per 2 week pay period, or $104,000 per year, to stop paying their share of Social Security taxes for the rest of the year, and make up the shortfall through higher withholding between January and April of 2021.

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Weaker Dollar Ahead: Implications For Investors

This relative decline in the value of the Dollar has negative implications for American families in terms of purchasing power. But for US investors heavily weighted toward domestic stocks, now may finally be the time to increase exposure to foreign equities.

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Personal Finance

The Golden Bubble

The price of gold has been on a tear this year, reaching new all-time highs despite the economic damage to the world economy from the pandemic. Investors have long viewed gold as a hedge against inflation and a haven from uncertainty. Problem is, it just ain’t so.

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Keep The Change

First it was toilet paper. Then milk and eggs. Now the coronavirus has taken dead aim at the Tooth Fairy by manifesting another critical shortage: coins.

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