*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* https://preservewm.com We've been keeping up with the latest headlines... here are two of our favorites worth sharing. ** Your Money ------------------------------------------------------------ Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled the central bank was likely to raise interest rates by a half percentage point at its meeting next month and indicated similar rate rises could be warranted after that to lower inflation. The Fed has indicated it will also formally announce plans at the May 3-4 meeting to begin shrinking its $9 trillion asset portfolio in June, a double-barreled effort to remove stimulus to curb price pressures that are at a four-decade high. Mr. Powell said the Fed is focused above all else on bringing down inflation. “Economies don’t work without price stability,” he said. The Fed is trying to engineer a so-called soft landing in which it slows growth enough to bring down inflation, but not so aggressively that the economy slips into a recession. Fed’s Powell Seals Expectations of Half-Point Rate Rise in May (https://www.wsj.com/articles/feds-powell-could-seal-expectations-of-half-point-rate-rise-in-may-11650533444?st=0wjg1tae70949q6&reflink=desktopwebshare_permalink) by Nick Timiraos ** Your Life ------------------------------------------------------------ Foods that you should be eating daily for better brain health are high in antioxidants, fiber, and healthy fats and low on the glycemic index—which is related to the impact on blood sugar. Often foods that deliver a heavy “glycemic load” are rich in refined carbs. Studies showed that people who ate a daily afternoon snack high in refined carbs were more likely than their peers who opt for a lower-carb snack to develop dementia or Alzheimer’s disease later in life. Refined carbs are foods that have been heavily processed to remove many of the nutrients that they normally carry. These foods include white flour, added sugars and sweeteners, white rice, and many other refined ingredients. The #1 Snack to Limit to Reduce Your Risk of Dementia, According to Science (https://www.eatingwell.com/article/7933867/the-snack-to-limit-to-reduce-dementia-risk/) by Karla Walsh https://www.linkedin.com/in/danheth/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/rosalynn-harvey-heth-mpa-ceps-3a3aa3191/ ** Complexity Simplified ------------------------------------------------------------ A weather app is a must on my smartphone. Lucky for me, weather apps do more than tell you the forecast for the next few days. It can tell you what time rain is anticipated; what the weather is in another part of the country or world (good for traveling); and can forecast way past a few days. There are many options to choose from. Here is a great list to help you decide. Best weather apps for 2022 (https://www.cnet.com/tech/services-and-software/best-weather-app/) source: C|Net ** Trivia ------------------------------------------------------------ A: Mexico Q: On which ship did Charles Darwin make his famous expedition, which led to his evolution theory? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrxX9TBj2zY&list=RDHrxX9TBj2zY&index=2 ** Back in 1980, this song reached #1 ------------------------------------------------------------ ============================================================ ** Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/preservewm) ** Twitter (https://twitter.com/preservewm) ** LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/preservewm/about/) Copyright © *|CURRENT_YEAR|* *|LIST:COMPANY|*, All rights reserved. This email was sent to *|EMAIL|* (mailto:*|EMAIL|*) why did I get this? (*|ABOUT_LIST|*) unsubscribe from this list (*|UNSUB|*) update subscription preferences (*|UPDATE_PROFILE|*) *|LIST_ADDRESSLINE_TEXT|* *|REWARDS_TEXT|*

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