Financial Friday Round-Up: December 14 – December 18, 2020
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 mental health resources for entrepreneurs, the best money decisions to make before 2021, and more.
This has been a stressful year for many, but entrepreneurs, in particular, experienced a lot of mental pressure brought on by this year’s economic changes. Bloomberg published an advice column directed at any business owner experiencing this type of burnout, with essential tips on how to unplug, ask for help, and make some time for a little perspective.
One encouraging success story from this year comes from how many small banks were helped significantly by the government’s relief for businesses. For an optimistic piece of economic news, check out this piece from The Wall Street Journal investigating exactly how this type of resiliency came to be.
Need to do some financial housekeeping before 2020 comes to an end? Look no further than this handy list from Kiplinger which includes great suggestions on how to make the most of your health savings account and find out if you qualify for certain tax credits.
One surprising way the lives of consumers have improved during the pandemic has been the way we shop for life insurance. This piece from Money lists some of the many ways our industry has made things easier for customers over the year, from changes to medical exams to improvements in e-signing.