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  • How to get quick access to cash during the pandemic How to get quick access to cash during the pandemic 3:18
    How Annuities Could Protect Your Retirement Income How Annuities Could Protect Your Retirement Income 2:20
    How bad is it if I withdraw from my 401(k) during the pandemic? How bad is it if I withdraw from my 401(k) during the pandemic? 2:01
    Coronavirus Update: Georgia's Plan Criticized, 10,000 Nursing Home Deaths Coronavirus Update: Georgia's Plan Criticized, 10,000 Nursing Home Deaths 2:19
1:19 p.m. Today - Barrons.com
Roth IRA Conversions Rise Amid Pandemic Lower market valuations and expectations that taxes will rise are prompting Americans to move assets into Roth accounts, where they can grow tax free.
12:11 p.m. Today - By Elisabeth Buchwald
The No. 1 thing Americans are spending their stimulus checks on and a staggering number of laid-off workers are receiving MORE money from unemployment benefits than when they were employed Tuesday’s top personal finance stories Tuesday’s top personal finance stories Tuesday’s top personal finance stories
11:03 a.m. Today - By Alessandra Malito
These early retirees’ investments survived the Great Recession, 9/11 and the dot-com boom — here’s how the COVID crisis is affecting them ‘The FIRE lifestyle prepares one for situations like COVID, in that we are already living within our means and have no debt’‘The FIRE lifestyle prepares one for situations like COVID, in that we are already living within our means and have no debt.’
10:05 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Black Swan’s Remedy: Temperance Our families, colleagues and clients need us to be especially level headed right now. Here’s how to maintain your equanimity.
7:51 a.m. Today - By Nancy Mann Jackson
Should you raid your 401(k) for cash during the pandemic? Make sure you know what you’re doingMake sure you know what you’re doing
6:11 a.m. Today - By Howard Gold
Why it pays to wait to take Social Security — even if stocks crash Taking it early rarely makes sense, and waiting until 70 is idealTaking it early rarely makes sense, and waiting until 70 is ideal
4:49 a.m. Today - By Quentin Fottrell
With over 35 million people filing for unemployment since March, $1,200 stimulus checks are only a Band-Aid for Americans Economic impact payments would cover less than half of the average family’s monthly expenses, a new study foundEconomic impact payments would cover less than half of the average family’s monthly expenses, a new study found.
4:29 a.m. Today - By Chris Mamula
I ran the tax numbers for a semi-retired life, and they look amazing Semi-retirement allows you to earn a substantial amount of income and pay little in federal income taxesSemi-retirement allows you to earn a substantial amount of income and pay little in federal income taxes.
12:59 a.m. Today - By Dr. Frieda Wiley
How to stay safe at the pharmacy—advice from pharmacists Know the precautions before dashing off to get medicationsA routine trip to the pharmacy requires a lot more planning than it used to, especially if you’re over 65.
12:57 a.m. Today - By Janet Siroto
Your bucket list crashed and burned—now what? You can’t always get what you want, especially as the pandemic rewrites your dreamsA few words for those who still cling to the idea of achieving far-flung travels or other dreams.
6:09 a.m. May 24, 2020 - Barrons.com
You Can’t Spell FIRE Without Refi. Should Savers Trying to Retire Early Refinance? For people pursuing a FIRE retirement strategy, the decision to refinance depends on where you are in your pursuit of financial independence—and what you plan to do with any money you’d save from the refinancing.
5:45 a.m. May 24, 2020 - Barrons.com
Lockdowns Haven’t Been a Savings Grace You’d figure the one upside of the lockdowns meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus is that you’d save money. Semi-retired columnist Neal Templin isn’t seeing it so far, but he thinks frugality could return to fashion if the economy is slow rebound.
4:00 a.m. May 24, 2020 - Barrons.com
A Top Pension Manager Sold Apple, Amazon, and Disney Stock. Here’s What It Bought. The Tennessee Department of Treasury, which oversees the state’s pension, sold all its Apple and Amazon stock in the first quarter. It also slashed the investment in Disney and bought up embattled GE stock.
6:01 p.m. May 23, 2020 - By MarketWatch
These money and investing tips can help you navigate financial markets as economies reopenTop money and investing features on MarketWatch this past week.
12:10 p.m. May 23, 2020 - By Margaret Morganroth Gullette
Now I totally get why my father was so frugal Lessons from the Great Depression: He saved rusty nails and soap chips. These days, plenty of people are doing itHe saved rusty nails and soap chips. These days, plenty of people are doing it.
9:20 a.m. May 23, 2020 - By Mitch Tuchman
Your 401(k) won’t be enough for retirement Too much flexibility is dangerous, Jack Bogle warnedToo much flexibility is dangerous, Jack Bogle warned
6:13 a.m. May 23, 2020 - Associated Press
Democrats cry foul as Transportation Department inspector general joins ranks of watchdogs sidelined by Trump Senate Republican Chuck Grassley says he wants a White House explanation by TuesdayThe Democratic chairs of three House panels on Tuesday demanded that Mitch Behm be reinstated immediately as acting inspector general.
4:47 a.m. May 23, 2020 - By Philip van Doorn
Weekend Reads: How Buffett stopped being Buffett Also, what to expect in the new school year, big tech conferences and tech stock picksAlso, what to expect in the new school year, big tech conferences and tech stock picks.
3:57 p.m. May 22, 2020 - Barrons.com
My Best Money Lesson: Penny Pennington, Edward Jones Barron’s asked financial executives to share their most important financial lessons. Here’s what Penny Pennington, managing partner at Edward Jones, had to say.
1:04 p.m. May 22, 2020 - Barrons.com
Week’s Best: RIA Custody Competition Here’s a look at the week’s top stories at Barron’s Advisor.
10:15 a.m. May 22, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
How well did the 200-day moving average protect retirees in February and March? Are followers of the moving average ahead or behind those who held throughout?Are followers of the moving average ahead or behind those who held throughout?
10:10 a.m. May 22, 2020 - By Morey Stettner
Uncertainty is not your friend. Here’s how to fight back and take control Fretting about a fuzzy future can induce stressFretting about a fuzzy future can induce stress
10:05 a.m. May 22, 2020 - By Dan Moisand
Can I use tax-loss harvesting to offset my required IRA withdrawal? This technique doesn’t work for everyoneThis technique doesn’t work for everyone
10:00 a.m. May 22, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement Retirement news and analysisRetirement news and analysis
6:04 a.m. May 22, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
Making sense of the turmoil in the muni market Are municipal bonds now more attractive than comparable corporates or Treasurys in your retirement portfolio?Are municipal bonds now more attractive than comparable corporates or Treasurys in your retirement portfolio?
5:46 a.m. May 22, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
Here’s how you will get information about your 401(k) plans in the future The government is making it easier for employers to communicate with employees about their retirement plans.
4:39 a.m. May 22, 2020 - By Paul Brandus
Millions more seniors are likely to fall into poverty Workers are approaching retirement with much less wealth than generations beforeWorkers are approaching retirement with much less wealth than generations before
12:58 a.m. May 22, 2020 - By Monica Cardoza
Three entrepreneurs who grew a second career from their love of gardening A few tips from three flower farmers if you’re thinking about getting into the businessOne 80-year-old retiree left the oil and gas industry, and now has an 11-acre flower farm.
12:29 p.m. May 21, 2020 - By Morey Stettner
The financial advice business was attracting young professionals. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit Newly minted advisers get creative to stay afloatNewly minted advisers get creative to stay afloat.
10:09 a.m. May 21, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
Social Security recipients may be in for a rude awakening later this year There’s a larger problem: aligning retiree spending with Social Security checks There’s a larger problem: aligning retiree spending with Social Security checks
9:38 a.m. May 21, 2020 - By Kerry Hannon
It’s still possible to look for jobs while you wait out COVID-19 8 tips to get the most from an informational interview8 tips to get the most from an informational interview
7:27 a.m. May 21, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
Can a nursing home take my stimulus money? Some facilities are trying to take Medicaid beneficiaries’ economic income payments, the Federal Trade Commission warns Some facilities are trying to take Medicaid beneficiaries’ economic income payments, the Federal Trade Commission warns.
5:36 a.m. May 21, 2020 - By Emily Gurnon
How to make sure a home health worker isn’t a coronavirus threat Make sure they are taking necessary precautionsTake precautions to avoid contracting the virus from the very person who is there to help.
5:35 a.m. May 21, 2020 - By Bob Blancato
Where are we now, 25 years after the first White House Conference on Aging? How are older adults faring now compared with 1995?A look at the goals that were met and ones that still have a way to go.
3:00 a.m. May 21, 2020 - Barrons.com
Harley-Davidson’s CEO Buys More Stock. He Has Company. Harley-Davidson CEO Jochen Zeitz and Chief Financial Officer John Olin bought the embattled motorcycle maker’s shares last week.
3:07 p.m. May 20, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
Americans use their $1,200 stimulus checks to splurge at Walmart and Target — here’s what they’re buying, and is your city reopening after coronavirus lockdown? Scientists say avoid these places Wednesday’s top personal finance stories Wednesday’s top personal finance storiesWednesday’s top personal finance stories
11:54 a.m. May 20, 2020 - By Paul A. Merriman
The best financial gift for a young person is freeDon't miss this golden opportunity
8:03 a.m. May 20, 2020 - Barrons.com
The Coronavirus Could Help Europe Fix the Euro Common bond issuance for common needs would be a boon for Europeans—and the common currency that launched in 1999, writes Barron’s economics commentator Matthew C. Klein.
7:49 a.m. May 20, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
U.K. investors have lost out on more than £30 billion in dividends. It is about to get worse, say analysts.More than £30 billion in company dividend cuts has left a huge hole in the pockets of U.K. investors in retirement and those who rely on it to top up their monthly income.
7:12 a.m. May 20, 2020 - By Steph Wagner
5 common financial mistakes women make during divorce How to achieve a better resolutionHow to achieve a better resolution
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