As we navigate the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that many Americans are reimagining their future and rethinking their career paths. Many are giving serious consideration to a potentially life-changing revision to their career goals. This is not unlike the process I went through when I decided to retire early from my position as the president of New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 company, to pursue an encore career.
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Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash Many Americans worry they’re not saving enough for retirement, and rightfully so. A recent Northwestern Mutual study found that 71% of U.S. adults admit their financial planning needs improvement. However, only 29% of Americans work with a financial advisor. The value of working with a financial advisor varies by person and advisors are legally prohibited from promising returns. Still, research suggests people who work with a financial advisor feel more at
If you're at or nearing retirement age, it's possible your boss wants you to retire, but you just haven't gotten the memo. Some employers take a direct approach when encouraging workers to start their...
- The Guardian
As wildfires consume the American west, economic uncertainty plagues those tasked with containing them Former Forest Service woodland firefighter Luke Meyer lived out of his truck for nearly four months earlier this year when he worked as a seasonal firefighter. Photograph: David Becker/The Guardian During his first season as a wildland firefighter with the Idaho Department of Land, Luke Meyer camped out in a decrepit building infested with rodents. It was 2017 and he was a 20-year-old rookie ea
More than a year and a half into the "new normal," restaurants and grocery stores are still struggling with shortages and delays when it comes to the supply of basic goods. While there's plenty of...
Can I retire at 55? It’s a question you might be asking yourself if you’re hoping to make an early exit from the workforce. While normal retirement age for most people usually means 65 or older, early retirement could give … Continue reading → The post Can You Retire at Age 55? Let’s Run the Numbers appeared first on SmartAsset Blog.
Multiple factors are causing labor shortages and the retail industry is getting hit the hardest.
For retirees and those who are getting close, big changes are on the horizon for 2022. Most consequentially, Social Security is getting a makeover with several big updates that will impact most of the...
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As someone who writes about planning for retirement pretty often, I'm well aware that Social Security won't provide enough income for me to cover my expenses. Rather, it's on me to save for retirement so I'm able to tackle my bills without worry. To this end, I've always made a point to sock money away in a tax-advantaged retirement plan.
In a grassy plain in South Africa, once the world's largest gold producer, prospectors have stumbled upon a new treasure: helium.
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Employers are struggling to hire with some news outlets dubbing 2021 being the year of the "Great Resignation." But there's a silver lining to this pain, one company head says.
The U.S. Postal Service on Thursday restricted the mailing of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), or e-cigarettes to consumers. The USPS's ban included products containing THC and hemp/CBD products in electronic delivery systems. Adults can make non-commercial shipments, but are limited to 10 shipments in a 30-day period. Hemp and CBD products that are not in the form of electronic delivery systems - such as vape pens - may be mailed if they contain less than 0.3% of THC. The rules were
If you become insignificant in retirement, you lose identity, purpose, and a part of yourself. Here are some ways to avoid that.
Someone who is reaching retirement age today but who didn't start saving until the age of 40 is probably following advice from the mid-1990s -- around the time that floppy disks were being phased out....
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An ongoing push to ban natural gas appliances in California cites a university and environmental group report that used misleading science to help their argument, according to an industry report.
Millions of workers will remain on sidelines until benefits of having a job outweigh the costs, Fed official says
Millions of workers will remain on the sidelines of the U.S. economy until the real and perceived benefits of a job are improved, said Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin on Tuesday.
Whether you need to boost your cash flow to pay bills, save more or simply improve your lifestyle, there are plenty of ways to make more money. Some methods of saving are easy, while others require...
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Which employers have been ranked the best in the world by their employees? How willing are employees to recommend their firms to others. Here's a look at the best employers in the world.
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China is pressing US companies like McDonalds and Visa to accept its e-yuan at the Winter Olympics: report
China is pressuring US companies to accept payments in digital yuan at the Winter Olympics, according to the FT.