Study: Massachusetts drivers can expect to see their auto insurance rates go up thanks to legalized pot

“…You’re looking at an increase of around 4 to 6 percent in overall coverage,” predicted James Lynch, chief actuary at the Insurance Information Institute.

The new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found car crashes are up by as much as 6 percent in Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Washington…

http://www.bostonherald.com/news/local_coverage/2018/10/study_auto_insurance_to_feel_contact_high

4 Ways to Be a Better Co-Worker

Work isn’t just about getting ahead. It’s also important to support everyone around you.

Oct 18, 2018 at 9:17AM

Most workers spend a lot of time thinking about themselves. That makes sense given that in most companies, whether you are promoted, get a raise, or otherwise get ahead requires taking an active interest in promoting yourself…

https://www.fool.com/careers/2018/10/18/4-ways-to-be-a-better-co-worker.aspx

Here’s the Average Social Security Benefit for 2019

…At present, the average retiree gets $1,422 a month in Social Security benefits. But because recipients will be getting a 2.8% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) next year, that figure will rise to $1,461 a month…

https://www.fool.com/retirement/2018/10/16/heres-the-average-social-security-benefit-for-2019.aspx

Cars With the Lowest and Highest Depreciation

iSeeCars.com analyzed more than 4.3 million new and used car sales to identify models with the lowest and highest loss in value after five years.

“While the average new vehicle loses 50.2 percent of its value after five years, there are vehicles that retain more of their value and depreciate less than average,”…

https://www.iseecars.com/cars-low-high-depreciation-2018-study

5 Tips for Finding a Side Hustle

Maybe you need extra money to pay down some debt. Or maybe you’re hoping to take a sweet vacation that your regular paychecks alone can’t cover.

There are plenty of good reasons for getting a side hustle, and these days, an estimated 44 million Americans have one. But side hustles can be tricky to come by, especially when you’ve never held one down before. Here are a few ways to land a second gig when you’re new to the game…

https://www.fool.com/careers/2018/10/08/5-tips-for-finding-a-side-hustle.aspx

How Fed rate hikes affect your credit cards, mortgages, savings rates

The Fed is expected to announce another rate hike Wednesday and that means higher borrowing costs for Americans. But the move should also continue to push up savings rates for bank customers who are finally starting to see some decent returns…

Rates on credit cards, adjustable-rate mortgages and home equity lines of credit will rise,

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2018/09/26/fed-mortgages-credit-cards-bank-savings-affected/1426555002/

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