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Unemployment Rate, CPI Inflation, GDP Growth Rate, Fed Funds Rate Today
|Unemployment Rate 1
|3.7% [Jan 2024]
|CPI Change % YOY 2
|3.1% [Jan 2024]
|GDP Growth Rate % YOY 3
|+3.3% [Q4 2023 (Adv est.)]
|Fed Funds Rate 4
|5.33% [Jan 2024]
1 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Unemployment Rate [UNRATE], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/UNRATE
2 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, CPI for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), not seasonally adjusted. https://data.bls.gov/timeseries/CUUR0000SA0&output_view=pct_12mths
3 U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Gross Domestic Product. https://www.bea.gov/data/gdp/gross-domestic-product
4 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US), Federal Funds Effective Rate [FEDFUNDS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FEDFUNDS
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Tracking the flow of money coming and money going out on a monthly basis is a great habit. Analyzing and controlling the cash flow through proper budgeting is an even better habit!
Pin 2. Investment
Making regular investments can build great wealth over time. A diversified portfolio with multiple assets built on a strong foundation can give financial security for years to come. You can start with stocks, bonds, and ETFs then level up your game to stock options if you feel confident about it.
We don’t want anything bad to happen to us, nonetheless, we should have risk mitigation plans in place to cut down the severity of a bad event. Having the right insurance coverage helps us achieve that.
Every drop counts when it comes to preparing for financial independence and retirement. The earlier we strategize and start contributing, the more time the nest gets to grow.
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