Job scams are growing nationwide, and scammers are becoming more savvy at getting the info they want from job applicants.
- Good Morning America
When Paige West decided to scale back the amount of effort she was putting into her corporate job, she joined growing workplace trend known as "quiet quitting." For West, the urge to focus more on her work-life balance and give less to her job came during the coronavirus pandemic, when she, like many workers around the globe, began working remotely from home. "I was really struggling with just the idea of a 9 to 5, especially when COVID hit and we were all working from home," said West.
Women Are Sharing The Worst Thing A Man Has Said To Them In A Professional Setting, And Unfortunately For My Blood Pressure, You Can't Make This Stuff Up
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The Internal Revenue Service has proposed rule changes that could significantly impact how beneficiaries will manage inherited retirement accounts. The proposed regulations, which were published last month, caught some in the financial services industry by surprise, as they offer a … Continue reading → The post The IRS May Make Your Roth IRA More Valuable With This RMD Rule Change appeared first on SmartAsset Blog.
- Business Insider
Elon Musk scores a rare win in Twitter acquisition lawsuit as the company is ordered to hand over documents from fired general manager
Twitter will have to produce documents from its former general manager as Musk's lawyers demand new information on data.
When Hwang Kwang-jo's factory in Seoul faced a staffing crunch earlier this year after the departure of Nepalese workers and younger locals, he hired a 61-year-old to pick up some of the work. While the job, which involves handling heavy alloy bars, is less than ideal for workers close to retirement, the pandemic has diminished South Korea's pool of foreign labour, forcing firms to widen the net. "It's incredibly difficult to fill vacancies, I never received any resumes from those in their 20s," said Hwang, chief executive at Iljin Enterprise, an aluminium moulding plant that usually employs about 35 people.
You know you're supposed to save for life beyond your earning years, but how much? What's the least amount you need to retire and what's the plan to get there? If you can't rattle off the answers to...
‘I fear that between the two of us, that’s not enough.’ We want to quit working in 10 years, but only have about $175K saved. Do we need professional help?
Knowing how much you need for retirement is multi-factored: It’s not just about how much you saved, it’s also about knowing how much you will spend on a monthly basis. “Typically, people need around 70% to 80% of the pre-retirement income in retirement to maintain a lifestyle,” says certified financial planner Spencer Betts of Bickling Financial Services.
- The Guardian
Long commutes to and from work, exorbitant childcare costs, ongoing concerns over exposure to Covid cited
- Associated Press
A federal bankruptcy judge on Monday cleared the way for a defamation lawsuit in Connecticut to proceed against Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. The case was filed by relatives of some victims of the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Jones has falsely claimed that the nation’s deadliest school shooting — which killed 20 students and six educators — was a hoax.
- Motley Fool
When you enter into retirement, you are going to have to start taking money out of your 401(k) or other investment accounts. Prior to making any withdrawals from your retirement savings, you need to set a safe withdrawal rate. This is basically an amount of money that you can take from your investment accounts without taking a huge risk that you will drain your account dry too soon.
Your retirement benefit amount depends on how much you've earned over your lifetime at jobs for which you paid Social Security taxes -- and the age at which you claim. You can claim Social Security...
- Business Insider
Amazon-owned Whole Foods reportedly told managers that workers couldn't wear Black Lives Matter signage at work because it was 'opening the door for union activity'
An internal Whole Foods email shows it was worried that allowing employees to wear Black Lives Matter apparel could welcome union talk, per Bloomberg.
- The New York Times
Maria Boyd-Scott turned 60 last month, and she and her wife, Joey Boyd-Scott, 68, celebrated the milestone in style: They flew business class to Amsterdam, staying at a Hilton for two nights, and then headed to France for two nights at the Waldorf Astoria Versailles. The damage to their wallets? Thanks to their part-time travel jobs, their flights cost $462 total — they paid only the taxes. The Hilton in Amsterdam was $55 a night, and the five-star hotel in France was $75 a night. The Boyd-Scott
Many Americans spend their lives working hard and dreaming of the day they can finally retire. But planning for retirement requires more than dreaming -- it means being strategic and focused on saving...
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- Business Insider
JPMorgan chief Jamie Dimon says China has 'serious issues' - and lays out what the US needs to do to push back against Beijing
"America needs to take a leadership position," Dimon told the firm's wealthy clients last week.
- Kansas City Star
California, Illinois and Oregon have Work and Save plans up and running with more than 496,000 funded accounts. | Opinion
(Reuters) -Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding Co, the investment firm controlled by billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, quietly invested more than $500 million in three major Russian energy companies between February and March, regulatory filings showed. By investing in Gazprom, Rosneft and Lukoil, Kingdom was likely seeking undervalued assets, but its move came as many Western nations imposed sanctions on Russian energy firms and their executives following Russia's invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24.