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News You Should Know: US Ranked 17th in 2021 Global Retirement Index

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U.S. Slips in 2021 Global Retirement Index | 401k Specialist

The United States is ranked in 17th place on the latest Global Retirement Index from Natixis, dropping one spot from last year. Iceland landed in the top spot for the third year in a row, scoring highly on things like quality of life, access to health care and finances in retirement. The U.S. saw its scores drop in the quality of life, health and finance categories.

Booster Shots Are Coming. Here’s How To Figure Out If You Need One | NPR

Public health officials have given mixed answers on whether booster shots are necessary for COVID-19, but the FDA has approved boosters for older Americans and those at higher risk of becoming seriously ill. Here’s a detailed breakdown of who might benefit from an additional shot, as well as answers to other booster-related questions.

New Bill Would Create Portable Retirement and Investment Accounts | ThinkAdvisor

Saving enough money for retirement is a challenge for many people. A newly proposed bill aims to make it easier by providing every American with a portable retirement and investment account when they’re issued a Social Security number.

Retiring Soon? Here’s How Much to Have in Emergency Savings | Business Insider

You’ve probably heard the common advice to keep three to six months’ worth of living expenses saved up in case of an emergency or large unexpected expense. But if you’re getting ready for retirement, you might want to consider stashing away some more cash first. Here are some tips for how much to save and how to use it.


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