Financial Friday Round-Up: September 28 – October 2
Every week, our Financial Friday Round-Up compiles the best things to read, watch, or listen to regarding finance on the web. The articles below include a report on those who have started businesses during the pandemic, a guide to beating zoom fatigue, the best cities for baby boomers to live, and more.
Plenty of entrepreneurs are showing incredible courage in the face of hard times this year. The Wall Street Journal reports that new businesses are being built at the fastest rate in more than a decade, proving that many Americans have decided to take their future into their hands. Read more on how people are making lemonades from this year’s lemons in this enlightening article.
Forbes gives us another great guide to adjusting to modern times, this time involving tips to ensure you can still bring your best to every video call. With tiny tips like scheduling breaks, switching your screen view, and picking up the phone when the video is not needed, this piece is a good read for anyone feeling the virtual burnout.
The reality is that more people are delaying retirement until later in life, but just because you might still be working does not mean you should not make adjustments to your lifestyle that bring comfort as you age. This report from Business Insider gives us some of the nicest cities to live in as an aging worker who may retire soon but is not quite there yet.
Kiplinger reported the results of a poll they sent to consumers about their retirement assets this week, and the numbers are worth taking a look at. Get a glimpse of what the retirement landscape looks like for Americans in this quick read.