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News You Should Know: Lawmakers Eye Changes to Retirement Savings in 2022

6 Big Changes Lawmakers Are Targeting for Retirement Accounts in 2022 | The Motley Fool

The Securing A Strong Retirement Act, which is currently under consideration in Congress, would make a number of big changes to retirement accounts, if passed and signed into law. Those changes include updates to required minimum distribution (RMD) rules, automatic enrollment and more.

Here’s How Long It Will Take to Get Your Tax Refund in 2022 | CBS News

The IRS will start processing 2021 tax returns on Jan. 24, but the agency is still dealing with a backlog of millions of returns from the year before. That could mean longer-than-usual waits for tax refunds, especially on returns that need extra attention. Here are some tips for ensuring you get your tax refund as quickly as possible.

6 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Wealth Plan | Kiplinger

You might have made a New Year’s resolution to improve your health this year, but have you considered your financial wellness? Here are six steps you can take to improve your financial footing and plan for the future.

Robo-Advisors Are Growing in Popularity. Can They Really Replace a Human Financial Advisor? | CNBC

Robo-advisors — computer algorithms that automate investing — now manage hundreds of billions of dollars in assets, and many of the biggest names in investing now offer some sort of robo-advising option. They can be great for newer investors who want a hands-off approach, but investors with more complicated financial situations may still benefit from the help of a human being.

News You Should Know is a digest of news from publications around the nation about finance, investing, and retirement.


  1. Judith Rawls says:

    As I have been for years, I don’t understand why some other states allow “Pera” retirees to collect their full Social Security benefits and Colorado does not. I paid in and deserve my full benefits!!!!

  2. Carol Case says:

    I don’t understand. When I retired I got both PERA and SS.

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