Will this be the summer of student debt cancellation? | personal financing

Anna Hilhoski Summer “will is, will not” Student debt cancellation It is upon us. “He”, of course, is President Joe Biden. Some 43 million borrowers are clinging to hope that Biden will take executive action to relieve at least some of their $1.7 trillion collective debt. Rumors spread on social media. The Ministry of Education … Read more

Worrying Social Security will not be enough? Invest in a Roth IRA | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Christy Pepper) Social Security benefits won’t pay enough money to support you on their own. But even though you will need additional income, retirement benefits from the Social Security Administration will be an important source of support. That’s because these benefits are guaranteed for the rest of your life. As a result, it makes sense … Read more

3 Social Security misconceptions you can’t afford to be wrong | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Morri Bachmann) Social Security has been around for a long time, and certain aspects of the program can change from year to year. But Social Security has a number of basic rules that are important to know. And buying into these misconceptions can leave you with less money in retirement. 1. Benefits are temporarily reduced … Read more

Why this fund is my first recommendation for new investors | personal financing

(James Bromley) New investor? Welcome to the market. Of course, even if you are only willing and able to do the job for a short time, you probably already realize that there is no shortage of advice available. Most are well-meaning, and some may be described as “good”. If any of them include a single … Read more

Wisconsin Democrats focus anger on Republican Senator Johnson | Health, medicine and fitness

By Scott Bauer – The Associated Press Madison, Wisconsin (AFP) – Wisconsin Democrats look to oust Republican Senator Ron Johnson They focused their attack on him on Sunday, not each other, as the eight candidates made their case to party activists at the state convention held six weeks before the primaries. Democratic Senate candidates criticized … Read more

Why this fund is my first recommendation for new investors | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(James Bromley) New investor? Welcome to the market. Of course, even if you are only willing and able to do the job for a short time, you probably already realize that there is no shortage of advice available. Most are well-meaning, and some may be described as “good”. If any of them include a single … Read more

Female investors often outperform men, and here’s the simple reason why | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Mark Blank) Over the past several decades, strange statistics have continued to emerge in various studies around the world. It seems that women tend to have a consistently higher rate of return than men when it comes to investing. This was first reported by a research team from the University of California, Berkeley. The research … Read more

Are you ready to retire? 3 questions to ask yourself | personal financing

(Katie Brockman) Retirement is an exciting chapter in life, but it’s important to make sure you’re as prepared as possible. Everyone’s situation will be different, so there is no one-size-fits-all answer as to when to retire or how much you should save. However, there are some questions you can ask yourself to estimate if you … Read more