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Personal savings have plunged — how to boost your savings in case of a recession

When it comes to red flags, this is a big one. Americans’ personal savings have plummeted this year, hitting $629 billion in the second quarter of 2022, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. That’s down from $1.98 trillion in the second quarter of 2021 and $4.85 trillion in the second quarter of …

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Flesh-eating bacteria: What to know about Vibrio vulnificus, and how to avoid it

CNN — Following the flooding caused by Hurricane Ian, Lee County, Florida has experienced what the state Department of Health has described as an “abnormal increase” in cases of a rare bacterial infection. Florida has reported 64 Vibrio vulnificus infections and 13 deaths this year as of Friday, according to the health department, up from …

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