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Morgan Stanley Warns Bull Market is Coming to a Close

Analysts at Morgan Stanley are taking a glum look at the current market, releasing a report prognosticating that the end of a long bull market is near. The report even goes as far as to call the current market "happy hour in America."

Updated Credit Reporting Policy Could Raise Some Credit Scores

Starting today, the three major credit reporting bureaus (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) are instituting a change that could lead to credit score improvements for some Americans. Just in time for tax day, this update will exclude all tax liens from credit reports. As USA Today reports, those affected by this...

How Would You Invest $10,000?

The LendEDU survey asked 1,000 American adults what they would do if they were given $10,000 tax-free and provided them a list of options to choose from. LendEDU also broke down the various options by generation, comparing the responses of Millennials (18-34), Gen Xers (35-54), and Baby Boomers (55+).

Which States Have the Highest Tax Burdens?

While most of us typically only think about the taxes we're paying once a year, this latest WalletHub study makes an excellent point in highlighting that not all the states are equal when it comes to taxes paid. In fact, if you're considering downsizing and relocating, this report could come...

National Gas Prices Near 1,000 Day High

As the weather warms in most of the country, gasoline prices are also on the rise. Last week the national average for a gallon of gasoline was $2.66 — up $.04 from the week prior. Moreover that price puts the average just a few cents away from the 976-day high...

Small Business Owners, Groups Concerned About Trade War Implications

It seems that, from week to week and day to day, the likelihood of the U.S. entering a trade war with China, Europe, or other countries varies greatly. Given these understandable fears it will be interesting to see if small business optimism experienced in 2017 will last as this year...

Trump's Tariffs Seemingly Spook Stock Market

As we've noted before, part of what has made these pullbacks and selloffs seem so dramatic is the long rising streak that preceded them. Still there's no doubt that a trade war with China would have many negative effects on the U.S. economy, making the recent dip look like a...

How Much You Need to Make in Each State to Net $100K

Given the different tax situations around the country, GOBankingRates created a map showing how much you'd need to make in order to take home six figures in each state. This study accounts for things like federal, state, and local income taxes as well as payroll taxes. The results are truly...