A digest of news from publications around the nation about finance, investing, and retirement.
The stock market has settled down since the dramatic volatility experienced during the first few weeks after COVID-19 appeared in the United States. But that doesn’t mean questions have gone away. Most major indexes, like the S&P 500, are down for the year. However, stocks mounted a vigorous comeback at the end of April despite a historic rise in unemployment and reports of serious economic consequences for states and local governments. What’s an investor to do? This story unpacks a few of the variables to consider.
AARP has compiled a list of helpful resources Coloradans can use if you, a friend, or neighbor needs assistance.
The Center for Retirement Research has updated this list throughout the 2020 Presidential campaign. PERA On The Issues shared the document when there were still a number of candidates. Now that the race is down to two, see which Social Security policies each candidate has backed.
Understanding your income in retirement requires understanding your tax situation. Your tax bracket might change, you might have multiple sources of income, and you might face Required Minimum Distributions at some point. This overview can help get you started.