The pandemic, unusual weather, and increasing demand for food contributed to the largest yearly rise in food prices in nine years during 2020 and food costs are expected to increase further in 2021.
In hopes of stimulating the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government passed the CARES Act, that not only provided aid to those in need but included changes to your retirement plan. As we near the end of 2020, we wanted to provide you with the latest information on how the CARES Act impacts you, your retirement, and your taxes.
It’s normally easy to keep track of your numerous financial deadlines, but this year got off to a rocky start, and consequently some financial deadlines were pushed back by the Federal Government. I suggest reviewing the list below and updating your calendar as needed so you don’t miss these important deadlines!
As the Coronavirus continues to spread worldwide, so do phishing attacks disguised as helpful information on the outbreak. Security experts report an uptick in phishing messages being sent to businesses and individuals on the topic.
A Recession is Not on the Horizon for the U.S.
Global interest rates are plunging as investors brace for a worldwide slowdown. Global investors have now pushed the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note down to 1.46%, with most of the drop occurring over the past three weeks. We also recently saw the U.S.
The 2019 corn crop looks set to go from bad to worse, which should boost prices of the grain at the grocery store, in addition to pushing the cost of beef, chicken, and pork higher with it.