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Should I consolidate my loans amidst political talks of forgiving student debt? [closed]

I recently graduated college in the US, and my loans went into COVID-19 forbearance. I'm not required to make payments until January 2021, but I have been witling away at them for a few months since ...
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Can a newly elected president / congress change tax law effective the year they were elected? [closed]

I owe a significant amount of capitol taxes in 2021 due to the liquidation of multiple assets negatively affected by Covid 19 in 2020 and am attempting to plan accordingly. If Joe Biden is elected, ...
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Are government bonds really risk-free?

When I read finance textbooks, I read things like "assume that the risk-free rate is equal to the yield on 30-year government bonds", "the government bond earns at the risk-free rate&...
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At what % about the stock price should I sell and take my profits? [closed]

at what percentage above the cost price should you walk? prices fluctuate therefore? what should the end point be?
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Better to make $999,999 to avoid the higher tax rate if made over one million dollars?

That's the question. Some people tell me that if Obama (for an example) imposes say 40% tax rate on people making 1,000,000 dollars, people would just make less than 1,000,000 dollars and still keep ...
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Is inflation a good or bad thing? Why do governments want some inflation?

Is inflation a good or bad thing? Why do governments want some inflation?