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Turkey Hikes Fuel Tax by 200% to Finance Earthquake Damages

(Bloomberg) — Turkey boosted its fuel taxes by almost 200% on Sunday, a move that will magnify inflationary pressures and further strain household budgets.

The new special consumption taxes on different types of fuel — including gasoline and diesel —

US Life Span Falling Behind Our Peer Countries

March 6, 2023 · 7:29 AM

From NPR:

The average life expectancy for Americans is shortened by over seven months [in 2021]according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

That decrease follows an already big decline

Housing shows signs of stabilizing to round out 2022

The housing market has borne the brunt of the Federal Reserve’s aggressive interest rates.

But mortgage rates are now on a downswing, with the average 30-year fixed mortgage slipping to 6.09% as of last week, according to Freddie Mac. That’s

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