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Business The cost of living survival handbook for businesses

The key to running a profitable business is ensuring that company outgoings don’t eat up cash flow, but when the balancing act is overwhelmed by economic pressures, such as record-high inflation...

Stories Brits face sharpest fall in living standards on record as government tightens its belt

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak (C), alongside the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, (centre right) holds his first Cabinet meeting on October 26, 2022 in London, England. WPA Pool |...

INVESTING 60% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck heading into the peak shopping season

Just as the holiday shopping season gets into full swing, families are finding less slack in their budgets than before. As of October, 60% of Americans were living paycheck to...

Business Cost of living sends over-50s back to work

Nine in ten economically inactive over-50s are considering returning to work as the soaring cost of living looks set to force people into new jobs. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the...

INVESTING What a record 8.7% Social Security cost-of-living adjustment could mean for taxes on benefits

Halfpoint | Istock | Getty Images Retirees who rely on Social Security benefits for income will get some relief from record high inflation when an 8.7% cost-of-living adjustment...

Stories ‘There’s not much hope’: Irish youth look overseas as cost of living bites

As soon as 22-year-old Cáit Fitzgerald finishes her studies, she intends to “get out” of her native Ireland. “I can’t afford anything here,” she says. “There’s not much hope for people our age.”...

Crypto Laguna Labs CEO: Gensler and the SEC are ‘living in the past’

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler’s recent comments about Ethereum following its switch from Proof-of-Work to Proof-of-Stake were “disappointing” and akin to...

INVESTING There could be a record high Social Security cost-of-living adjustment in 2023, but it's not set in stone: 3 things to watch

Klaus Vedfelt | Getty Images An 8.7% Social Security cost-of-living adjustment could be possible in 2023, based on government inflation data released Tuesday. The estimate comes...

INVESTING 67% of pandemic 'boomerang kids' are still living with mom and dad

Why so many young adults live with mom and dad Overall, multigenerational living is on the rise and has been for years. The number of households with two or more adult...

Economy Cash withdrawals in the UK soar as Brits grapple with the rising cost of living

Post Office has attributed the record amount for personal cash withdrawals at its 11,500 branches to more staycations in the U.K. and people using cash to manage their budgets. Gannet77 |...

Stories Britain's next prime minister to be announced as country tackles worsening cost-of-living crisis

Former Finance Minister Rishi Sunak or current Foreign Secretary Liz Truss will be announced as the U.K's new prime minister later Monday. Dan Kitwood / Staff / Stringer / Getty Images...

Stories Tariffs and childcare changes are not the answer to the UK’s cost-of-living problem

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Stories UK grocery bills rise 5.9% in last year, adding to cost of living crisis

The price of groceries in the UK has risen by 5.9 per cent in the last year, exacerbating a wider cost of living crisis for households reeling from soaring energy bills — and increasing the...

Stories The threat of a global ‘buying strike’ rises as cost-of-living hits

Inflation in America is at a 40-year high, while household incomes, adjusted for rising prices, are falling at the fastest pace since the government began collecting data in 1959. That’s largely...

INVESTING Many cash-strapped Americans feel the sting as the cost of living spikes

Benjamin Gibson, a pharmacist in San Antonio, Texas, makes more than $100,000 a year and owns his own home. And yet, Gibson, 40, struggles to afford basic necessities, including groceries and...

Crypto What Are Play-to-Earn Games? How Players Are Making A Living With NFTs

When anonymous developer Satoshi Nakamoto launched Bitcoin in January of 2009, nobody knew how impactful cryptocurrency would become. While rumors regarding its potential floated about,...

Stories UK households investing less as cost of living rises, warns AJ Bell

Households in the UK are investing less money for the future as they grapple with the rising cost of living, according to one of the country’s largest investment platforms. AJ Bell said on...

Stories Marine Le Pen exploits cost of living fears as French run-off vote looms

The day after making the run-off of French presidential elections, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen took her campaign to rural Burgundy to press home a sore spot that has marred opponent Emmanuel...

Stories As living costs soar, end the £15bn benefits scandal

This week has seen a series of deeply worrying statistics that underline the cost of living catastrophe many UK households face. Soaring inflation figures do not yet reflect April’s 54 per...