There aren’t many things you can bank on consistently in this world, but you can bank on death, taxes, and the New York Mets winning on Opening Day! I joke, but the Mets record on Opening Day is stunning. Now, if only the rest of the season was to follow suit…
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘Financial Advice for Young People’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- The market is constantly evolving throughout the generations, and young people today may not be asking the same questions your parents did. Ben digs through his mailbag to answer questions from young people about their financial concerns.
‘Here’s Who Should Consider Filing a Tax Extension and How to Do It’ – Kate Dore – CNBC
- We are now a week away from the tax filing deadline for your 2021 tax returns. If you’re not ready for that, or might be cutting it close, now might be a time to consider an extension. This article looks at who should file an extension and helps you figure out how to do it.
‘Interest-Rate Surge Ripples Through Economy, From Homes to Car Loans’ – Orla McCaffery, Sam Goldfarb, AnnaMaria Andriotis – The Wall Street Journal
- Interest rates were taken off of zero for the first time in a few years recently, and we’re starting to see some ripple effects. This article looks at what industries the rate hike is impacting first, and where it could be felt next.
‘How to Save Money on Traveling Amid Rising Inflation’ – Michelle Fox – CNBC
- According to a new survey, 40% of Americans would cancel a vacation if inflation continues to rise. With summer time travel right around the corner, this article looks at how people can try to save money on travel without having to cancel.