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🏆 Winning streak

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Since 1987, no team has gone unbeaten on the icy road to a Stanley Cup championship. But business is booming for the NHL. Read on for more money news.

Over 1 in 5 Americans have no emergency savings

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Are Americans prepared for a financial emergency? Many, it turns out, are not. A new Empower study reveals 21% of Americans have no emergency savings and 37% couldn’t afford an emergency expense over $400.

Capital markets perspective: Game, set, match

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When the Federal Reserve Board announces a decision on interest rates, stock and bond markets often ping-pong back and forth while the post-decision press conference is on air. This most recent one was stunning for its almost complete lack of highs and lows.

One thing: Property market pinch

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One thing moving markets is the slowing supply of new apartment units, with the annual rate of multifamily building starts dropping to its second-lowest level in four years.

📌 Going places

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Oh, the places you’ll go. The sky’s the limit: A quarter of Americans are dreamscrolling for their next vacation destination. Let’s jet off to tour this week’s money headlines.

Most Americans will pay a high price for peace of mind

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New Empower research shows more than half of Americans are willing to pay a high price for financial peace of mind (56%): in fact, 1 in 5 say they’d be willing to take on debt for items or services that help them achieve it (19%).