Retirement

We’ve heard a lot lately about how the COVID-19 pandemic is dramatically disrupting the retirement preparations of tens of millions of working Americans. Being furloughed from work or having your small business fail is causing people to dip into savings and interrupts putting money aside toward retirement. Those closest to retiring can be in the
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Trump’s Department of Labor, Securities and Exchange Commission are scheming to make 401ks “greater” … [+] than ever, i.e., greater fees, greater risks and greater conflicts. That’s great for the wolves of Wall Street, not-so-great for America’s workers and no way to Make America Great Again. Getty Trump’s Department of Labor, Securities and Exchange Commission
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Growing Plant On Money – Finance Investment Concept Getty Monthly dividend stocks are securities that pay a dividend every month instead of quarterly or annually. More frequent dividend payments mean a smoother income stream for investors, notes Ben Reynolds; the editor of Sure Dividend and contributor to MoneyShow.com provides a countdown of his 5 top
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By Chris Farrell, Next Avenue Contributor Getty An idea is gaining traction among some economists and scholars to deal with the pandemic in America: Isolate and lockdown older Americans, possibly until there is a vaccine. Everyone else gets to go back to work and regain something resembling normalcy. Some proponents call it “shielding” the eldest,
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By Leslie Hunter-Gadsden, Next Avenue Contributor Getty In her fascinating new book, Our Money Stories, Eugenié George, a Philadelphia financial planner, wellness coach and former grade-school teacher, has dug deep into how the economic history and oppression of African American, Latinx, Native American and Asian American women have affected their money management. Our Money Stories
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TOPLINE The stock market finished higher on Tuesday, closing out its best quarter since 1998 despite a rising number of coronavirus cases across the country—as many states pause or walk back reopening plans altogether. The market had its best second quarter in decades. Spencer Platt/Getty Images KEY FACTS The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up
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