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Illinois governor’s race is also battle among billionaires |  Health, Med.  & Fitness

Illinois governor’s race is also battle among billionaires | Health, Med. & Fitness

By SARA BURNETT and JOHN O’CONNOR – Associated Press WAUCONDA, Ill. (AP) — The race to be Illinois’ next governor is also a battle among billionaires, including two whose names won’t appear on Tuesday’s primary ballot. Republican candidates Darren Bailey, who as a state lawmaker fought pandemic measures such as mask mandates, and former prosecutor …

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To Invest Amid the Tech Stock Sell-Off, Start With This Strategy |  Smart Change: Personal Finance

To Invest Amid the Tech Stock Sell-Off, Start With This Strategy | Smart Change: Personal Finance

The stock market is having a tough 2022, and the tech sector is no exception. As of June 23, 2022, the Nasdaq Composite (NASDAQINDEX: ^IXIC) is down close to 30% YTD. Top tech giants like apple (NASDAQ: AAPL)† Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT)and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) have all seen losses well into the double-digit percentages this year, …

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3 Strategies to Recession-Proof Your Retirement Savings |  Smart Change: Personal Finance

3 Strategies to Recession-Proof Your Retirement Savings | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Sam Swenson, CFA, CPA) Retiring amid a potential recession could make anyone’s stomach turn, but fortunately, there are ways to maintain your spending levels no matter the economic outlook. With inflation at 40-year highs, interest rates climbing fast, and stocks seeing their worst first half since the 1920s, investors are right to feel concerned. From …

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Say Goodbye to This Grand Warren Buffett Tradition |  Smart Change: Personal Finance

Say Goodbye to This Grand Warren Buffett Tradition | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Selena Maranjian) The Glide Foundation, based in San Francisco, aims to further social justice, get people out of poverty, and change people’s lives. Super investor Warren Buffett’s late wife Susie was so impressed by Glide that she launched an annual auction to raise money for it — auctioning off a meal with her husband. That …

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My Favorite Investing Lesson from Warren Buffett |  Smart Change: Personal Finance

My Favorite Investing Lesson from Warren Buffett | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Bram Berkowitz) Warren Buffett — at age 91, still the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway — is one of the greatest investors of our time. Shares of the conglomerate have produced a compound annual return of more than 20% between 1965 and 2021, compared to just 10.5% for the S&P 500 about the same period. A …

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