Newsletter Issue: Vol 10 Issue 5
May 2021
What Budget is Right for Your Household?
Money is intertwined in our everyday lives, and the way you manage it will greatly shape your future outcomes. US News and World Reports examines different types of household budgets. Which one is right for you?
Budgeting for Groceries
Determining how much to spend on groceries and creating a budget is a challenge. Nationally, the average annual cost of groceries for U.S. households is $4,643, according to 2019 figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
US News and World Reports takes a look at some rules of thumb to help you budget for groceries. 
Apps to Consider for Air Travel
Ready to begin to travel again? Score some of the best flight deals with a few swipes of your smartphone. US News and World Reports looks at some flight booking apps and website options. 
Monthly Economic Update
Stocks notched a solid gain, fueled by a succession of positive economic reports and a strong start to the first-quarter earnings season. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.71 percent while the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 Index picked up 5.24 percent. The Nasdaq Composite led, climbing 5.40 percent.
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