Retirement Planning

Take MarketWatch's 2022 Financial Literacy Quiz. Will you get 10/10? – MarketWatch

You don’t know what you don’t know until you get an incorrect answer in a financial literacy quiz. It stings. But there’s no harm in that. We should all learn something new every day, especially when it comes to managing our finances. It helps us to plan for the future, gives us peace of mind …

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Saving for retirement is the top financial priority for just 17% of adults, survey shows – CNBC

Monthirayodtiwong | Istock | Getty Images Saving for retirement appears to be taking a backseat to other financial considerations for many Americans right now. Just 17% have made saving for their post-working years their top financial priority for 2022, according to First National Bank of Omaha‘s latest financial wellness survey. This is despite 59% of …

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The 7 levels of financial freedom, according to a self-made millionaire — 50% of U.S. workers are at Level 2 – Grow from Acorns + CNBC

Grant Sabatier isn’t retired. But he could be. One of the leading voices and biggest success stories in the FIRE movement — short for “financial independence, retire early” — the self-made millionaire has amassed enough money to live comfortably off income from his investments in perpetuity. Sabatier views his situation as the end goal for …

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Financial advisors are still reluctant to use cryptocurrencies. Investor demand may change that – CNBC

A man walks past a bitcoin symbol in the window of a company that offers blockchain application services on Dec. 21, 2021 in Berlin, Germany. Bitcoin and other virtual currencies rose strongly in value in 2021. Sean Gallup | Getty Images News | Getty Images Financial advisors have been reluctant to integrate cryptocurrency into client …

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5 financial lessons I learned from my time as a circus clown – MarketWatch

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus operated Clown College from 1969 to 1997. I attended in fall 1978 in Venice, Fla., home of Ringling’s winter quarters. Clown College was a one-semester, tuition-free, rigorous training program in clowning. After completing General Electric’s GE, -0.95% two-year financial management program, I wanted to do something different. I …

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5 financial lessons I learned from my time as a circus clown – MarketWatch

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus operated Clown College from 1969 to 1997. I attended in fall 1978 in Venice, Fla., home of Ringling’s winter quarters. Clown College was a one-semester, tuition-free, rigorous training program in clowning. After completing General Electric’s GE, -0.68% two-year financial management program, I wanted to do something different. I …

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Retirement planning advice we’re not getting from financial advisers – MarketWatch

Retirement is one of the Top 10 most stressful life events, according to the psychiatrists Thomas Holmes and Richard Rahe. As someone who recently began unretirement (or semiretirement), I concur. But it seems to me — as well as retirement analysts, retirement coaches and financial advisers I interviewed for this column — financial advisers could …

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