Sometimes for folks working in finance, it’s hard to really step away from our desks. However, today is Earth Day. Although it is going to be a little chilly and windy here in New Jersey, let’s try and get some fresh air today and appreciate the planet we live on!
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘How to Be Better Prepared for Retirement’ – Mullooly Asset Blog
- A recent study showed that almost 80% of Americans lack the proper retirement planning knowledge. In this week’s post, we offer people a few things they could change in their every day lives to be better prepared for retirement.
‘How Much is Your Time Worth?’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- There are only so many hours in the day. Ben starts this post off with an example from Amazon Prime and Jeff Bezos about how much time and money Prime saves customers. Ben goes on to describe why people don’t like to buy their time back, and better ways to use their time.
‘Coins on the Sidelines’ – Michael Batnick – The Irrelevant Investor
- I’m sure by now you’ve heard of Bitcoin and probably even Dogecoin. However, there are 45 cryptocurrencies with market caps greater than $1 billion. Michael writes about, and links to a video discussing, the economic implication of these coins.
‘Parents Getting New $3,000 Child Tax Credit Should Do This With the Money’ – Carmen Reinicke – CNBC
- Many parents around the US will begin receiving their monthly payments for the new child tax credit in July. This article takes a look at how that new money could best be put to use.