Last updated 9/16/22
MSA Money Coaches provide thousands of financial consultations each month to members from all different walks of life. Our Trending Topics segment is compiled from current financial news and an analysis of the needs and goals represented by our members each month.
On August 16th, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes incentives for consumers to purchase energy-efficient products. In this Trending Topics segment, Money Coaches will discuss how these incentives might positively impact budgets and a few caveats you should know. They will also review the most recently released inflation numbers and where prices are trending up or down.
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In this Trending Topics segment, Money Coaches talk about the Federal Reserve’s recent actions to try and bring the rate of inflation down and how this is impacting different goods and services in our economy. They also review a few best practices to keep in mind if markets remain volatile.
In any new year, most people gather their paperwork and file their taxes, then forget about it until the next tax season. While you get organized, consider whether you have opportunities to lower the taxes you will pay next year. In this Trending Topics segment, Money Coaches discuss a few strategies for how you might do this.
In this Trending Topics segment, Money Coaches discuss how you might prepare your finances if business and economic growth slow down. They’ll also talk about how you might manage your emotions and your actions when investment markets are volatile.
Money Coaches review some of the findings from a recent Mercer report and highlight employer benefits that try to help employees regarding mental, physical, emotional, and financial well-being.