Financial Friday Round-Up: August 2 – August 6, 2021
Welcome to the latest Financial Friday Round-Up, our weekly column filled with the best things for you to read, watch or listen to regarding finance around the web. Below you will find advice on how to stay afloat in retirement, becoming a resilient leader, improving credit scores, and more.
Financially sustainable retirements must now last for 30 years or more, causing a large shift in how we view retirement planning. Check out this Kiplinger list for three ways to make sure your money lasts through your golden years.
Leading through any time can be challenging. Leading a team through a time of crisis is even more difficult. But there is also a third type of leadership that takes adversity and uses it as an opportunity for transformation and growth. To find out more, check out this piece from Worth.
Planet Money has been putting out a series of educational podcasts called Summer School which cover aspects of financial education often missed in schools. This edition covers the basics of smooth spending and the 401(k) as a tool for retirement. Listen to this podcast for the chance to potentially learn something new.
Whether you need a refresher on the basics or you have someone in your life who is entering a new stage in life and could use an education on credit, this primer from Money this week is a clear-cut guide to improving any credit score.