Tag Archive for: job loss

The Fed Could Keep Lifting Rates Sharply ‘For Some Time’

A stark message was just delivered by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell: "The Fed will likely impose more large interest rate hikes in coming months." He also warned more explicitly than he has in the past that the Fed’s continued tightening of credit will cause pain for many households and businesses. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Stimulus Checks And Your 2020 Taxes: Important Stuff You Should Definitely Know

Your federal tax returns play an outsize role in your second stimulus payment and likely your third payment, too. With Tax Season 2020 just around the corner, here's what you need to know. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

One Smart Reason To Claim Social Security Early If You Lose Your Job

If you're close to retirement age, losing your job could wreck your retirement plans. But if worse comes to worse and you find yourself unemployed later in life, there's one good reason to consider claiming Social Security benefits as early as possible. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Sixty-Eight Percent Of Baby Boomers Are Taking This Huge Retirement Risk

Working a few years longer than you'd planned (or skipping retirement altogether) can be a good way to ensure you don't outlive your savings. However, this plan assumes you'll be able to continue working for as long as you'd like, which is a luxury not everyone has. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Three Coronavirus Budgeting Changes You Should Make Permanent

People who had stable sources of income just a couple of months ago are now wondering how they're going to pay their bills, even with help from unemployment and a government stimulus check. For three budgeting changes you may have made recently and recommended to continue, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE

13 Steps To Take If You’ve Lost Your Job Due To The Coronavirus Crisis

If you’ve faced job loss because of the coronavirus, here are 13 steps you should consider taking to help lessen the financial blow and prepare you to bounce back once the economy recovers. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE