Scary Money Tasks to Tackle Now – Waco Tribune-Herald

Getty Images Amrita Jayakumar There are some things no one wants to think about until they have to, like caregiving for your parents as they age and figuring out what happens to your finances when you die. But planning for these events now can spare you and your loved ones a lot of hassle later… Continue reading Scary Money Tasks to Tackle Now – Waco Tribune-Herald

U.S. IPO market bracing for 13-deal week that includes eco-friendly shoe company Allbirds and personal finance site NerdWallet – MarketWatch

The U.S. initial public offering is bracing for another week of double-digit deal flow with 13 companies expected to come to market to raise at least $2.7 billion. That’s down from last week’s $6.3 billion haul, as none of this week’s deals are expected to top $1 billion in proceeds, although many will have a… Continue reading U.S. IPO market bracing for 13-deal week that includes eco-friendly shoe company Allbirds and personal finance site NerdWallet – MarketWatch

4 tips for saving for retirement, according to a financial planner who helps people retire early – CNBC

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles we think our readers will find useful. We may receive a commission when you click on links for products from our affiliate partners. Saving for retirement sometimes gets pushed to the backs of our minds, especially when we’re younger and tell ourselves that… Continue reading 4 tips for saving for retirement, according to a financial planner who helps people retire early – CNBC

Workers will soon find out how much guaranteed income their 401(k) could deliver in retirement – CNBC

vitapix | E+ | Getty Images It can be tricky figuring out how much income your retirement savings actually could deliver in your golden years. That may now become easier. As mandated in the 2019 Secure Act, 401(k) plan administrators will start providing illustrations on quarterly or annual statements showing an estimate of how much… Continue reading Workers will soon find out how much guaranteed income their 401(k) could deliver in retirement – CNBC

Ohio just became the largest state to require personal finance education in schools – CNBC

Gov. Mike DeWine, Republican of Ohio, on the campaign trail in 2018. DeWine just signed mandatory personal finance education for high schoolers into state law. Kirk Irwin | Getty Images News | Getty Images Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has signed a bill mandating all high-schoolers in the state take a half-credit, standalone personal finance course… Continue reading Ohio just became the largest state to require personal finance education in schools – CNBC

Betterment sees 370% retirement plan growth bolstered by financial wellness efforts – CNBC

More employees will have access to retirement savings through Betterment’s 401(k) plans, thanks to rapid growth the online wealth advisor has seen in that part of its business. The company’s 401(k) business, Betterment for Business, has seen seen a 370% increase in year-over-year retirement plan adoption. In 10 of the states that are working on… Continue reading Betterment sees 370% retirement plan growth bolstered by financial wellness efforts – CNBC

What Role Should Shiba Inu, Bitcoin, and Ethereum Play in Your Portfolio? – Tulsa World

That’s always been the intent, of course. The initial concept of cryptocurrency wasn’t to make it a means of price speculation, but a digital currency that serves as an alternative to fiat currencies. For any crypto to legitimately work as “money,” though, it has to be price-stable enough for lenders, merchants, and spenders to get… Continue reading What Role Should Shiba Inu, Bitcoin, and Ethereum Play in Your Portfolio? – Tulsa World

The No. 1 Reason to Claim Social Security at 62 – Opelika Auburn News

That’s a compelling reason to delay benefits if you believe you’ll live long enough. But things look different for those with shorter life expectancies. If you live only to 70 due to a health condition, you’d be better off signing up right away at 62. Claiming a $1,092 monthly check for eight years would net… Continue reading The No. 1 Reason to Claim Social Security at 62 – Opelika Auburn News

Want a better-paying job? First you need to figure out how much you really make – Billings Gazette

Photo Credit: El Nariz / Shutterstock One of the COVID-19 pandemic’s most significant long-term effects on the economy could be rising wages. With widespread shortages in the labor market reported this summer, many employers—particularly those with lower-wage employees—have tried to entice workers with improved compensation and benefits. These trends have led to the fastest rates… Continue reading Want a better-paying job? First you need to figure out how much you really make – Billings Gazette

Have You Checked This Vital Social Security Document This Year? – Dothan Eagle

The taxed earnings for Medicare, on the other hand, will show the whole amount you earned over the year because you pay Medicare taxes on all the money you make with no wage base limit. How can you check your Social Security earnings record ? Checking the record of your earnings on file with the… Continue reading Have You Checked This Vital Social Security Document This Year? – Dothan Eagle