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Artificial Intelligence Is Part of Our Everyday Lives, Including Our Finances Artificial Intelligence Is Part of Our Everyday Lives, Including Our Finances
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
Artificial intelligence, which was once science fiction in books and movies, has now become commonplace technology. As with its applications elsewhere, AI carries benefits and pitfalls in its use among financial institutions. [Read More]
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Artificial Intelligence Is Part of Our Everyday Lives, Including Our Finances Artificial Intelligence Is Part of Our Everyday Lives, Including Our Finances
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
Artificial intelligence, which was once science fiction in books and movies, has now become commonplace technology. As with its applications elsewhere, AI carries benefits and pitfalls in its use among financial institutions. [Read More]

How Will Rising Interest Rates Affect Families and Businesses?  How Will Rising Interest Rates Affect Families and Businesses?
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Improving economic conditions and lower unemployment have led to the FOMC raising the federal funds target rate by 25 basis points (added .25 percent to previous estimates) to a range of 1.50 percent to 1.75 percent this month. The Fed expects to increase rates another three times this year and thr [Read More]

A Closer Look at Inflation A Closer Look at Inflation
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
I’ve read a few articles this week referring to America’s “inflation problem,” and feel it is worthwhile to talk about what inflation is and what it means for us. [Read More]

Rediscovering Volatility Rediscovering Volatility
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
For those following the stock markets in 2018, market volatility has returned with a vengeance. The past several years of calm uptrend was abnormal and now we are back to the way equity markets are supposed to be. Stocks have risk and that’s why they have higher rewards. [Read More]

Where Do I Find Money to Save? Where Do I Find Money to Save?
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
At a young age, it is easy to assume you have time until retirement and say you will start next year, or when you get a raise, or when you get your student loans paid off. But in reality, you need to start now. If you have a job and plan to retire, you should be saving. So, where do you find that [Read More]

Financial Equality for Women Will Benefit All Financial Equality for Women Will Benefit All
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Not only is gender equality a matter of eliminating discrimination but it also creates opportunity for countries, companies and the economy. Studies and models suggest that improving gender parity can result in significant economic improvement. [Read More]

Tax Policy Changes and You Tax Policy Changes and You
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
We have already seen impacts of the lower corporate tax rate that is part of the new tax legislation passed in December. In addition to benefiting corporations, the new tax policy will affect individuals in several ways. [Read More]

Don't Let Decision Fatigue Affect Your Finances Don't Let Decision Fatigue Affect Your Finances
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
How many financial decisions do you make in a healthy state of mind? . Be aware of your own decision fatigue. Ask yourself before making any decision concerning your finances if you are in a good state of mind to be making that decision. [Read More]

The Dilemma of Saving for Retirement and Sending Kids to College The Dilemma of Saving for Retirement and Sending Kids to College
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
Saving for retirement and for sending children to college are financial burdens for many Americans. This squeeze creates quite a dilemma – how to fund both? Should I even try to fund both? [Read More]

The End-of-Year Financial Wrap-Up The End-of-Year Financial Wrap-Up
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
This time of year involves a lot of wrapping. With holiday spending in full swing and tax season on its way, you’ll want to include a financial wrap-up, too. [Read More]

Holiday Spending Habits and Potential Pitfalls Holiday Spending Habits and Potential Pitfalls
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
Spending outside your means or creating debt will only create hardships and extra payments in the future. Many holiday shoppers open up credit cards thinking they will pay them off right away or make payments until next year and use those cards again. Then the bills begin to pile up in January and i [Read More]

Tax Reform: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Tax Reform: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” the one almost known as the “Cut Cut Cut Act,” is the biggest tax reform bill in decades. What’s the good, the bad and the ugly? [Read More]

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