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Fed rate hike means more pain for homebuyers (access required)

More potential homebuyers will be priced out of the already tight housing market and others will scale back their price point after today's rate hike by the Federal Reserve, according to the National Association of Realtors.

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Rochester firms adjust to tight labor market

Workers left their jobs in droves over the past two years as the coronavirus pandemic upended life, leaving many employers short staffed and competing for fewer applicants, but firms are adjusting to the new realities and refocusing efforts to attract ...

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More than 11,000 Rochester employees benefit from minimum wage boost

As Monroe County sought ways to curtail ongoing staffing issues at Monroe Community Hospital last year, County Executive Adam Bello wanted to hear directly from employees. The input from one woman hit home. “She said, ‘I can work across the ...

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Why is inflation so scary for my retirement plan? (access required)

Over the past decade, investors experienced a best-case scenario of relatively low inflation and strong investment returns from both stocks and bonds. A retirement portfolio could maintain or even grow in value, enabling a retiree to comfortably sustain a withdrawal ...

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Financial advisors can guide through tough times (access required)

With the country facing rising inflation and interest rates, as well as the lingering COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine, it’s quite normal for individuals to be concerned about the current states — and futures — of their investment ...

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Rochester accelerates its pace to become top tech hub in America (access required)

Rochester is on its way to becoming a national hub for technology innovation. Experts predict that it has the highest potential of any city in America for developing high-tech, high-income jobs. It’s incredible news for the region’s economic development. Area ...

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Post-pandemic era will provide best opportunity to transform healthcare service delivery model (access required)

Sometime in the hopefully not-too-distant future, health and safety concerns will have improved so that Governor Hochul will declare an end to the COVID-related state of emergency in New York. By signifying that sufficient progress has been made in reducing ...

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Clean Energy Webinar: Best time to invest is right now (access required)

Kevin Schulte doesn’t mince words when it comes to whether a business should consider solar energy options. “Right now, in 2022, is the greatest opportunity to invest in clean energy and clean energy technologies than there has been in the ...

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