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Recession Stress: How Families Are Dealing With Financial Anxiety

Recession Stress: How Families Are Dealing With Financial Anxiety

As the economy becomes more turbulent, focus on what you can control.

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How Does Inflation Impact the Stock Market? Investing Advice for When Stocks Tumble

How Does Inflation Impact the Stock Market? Investing Advice for When Stocks Tumble

Five investment experts offer their advice for surviving an uncertain stock market.

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Putting the Recent Fed Rate Hike into Context: How Our Current Economy Compares to Years Past

Putting the Recent Fed Rate Hike into Context: How Our Current Economy Compares to Years Past

A recession is top of mind for many, but how does our current economic climate stack up to recessions past?

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We're here to help. Reach out to Farnoosh Torabi and CNET Money editors with your recession questions at recessionhelp@cnet.com.

Fed Raises Rates by 75 Basis Points. What Another Rate Hike Means for You

Fed Raises Rates by 75 Basis Points. What Another Rate Hike Means for You

This is the fifth rate hike of the year -- and the third increase of this magnitude.

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With Risk of a Recession Rising, Take These Steps Before One Hits

With Risk of a Recession Rising, Take These Steps Before One Hits

Help safeguard your finances ahead of more challenging times.

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What You Should Know About Layoffs, Debt and Investing During a Recession

What You Should Know About Layoffs, Debt and Investing During a Recession

Here's a little advice to keep in mind during a shaky economy.

Losing a Job Is Scary. Take These 7 Steps to Safeguard Your Financial Future

Losing a Job Is Scary. Take These 7 Steps to Safeguard Your Financial Future

Getting laid off hurts, but plot your next move so you can go forward successfully.

The Housing Market Could Be Especially Cold This Winter. Is This Good News for Buyers?

The Housing Market Could Be Especially Cold This Winter. Is This Good News for Buyers?

Though normally cooler in the fall and winter, experts predict an even colder housing market this year, thanks to high mortgage rates and supply issues.

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