The latest on 2019 retirement policies, resolutions, chores, and the key to marital bliss
Here are some favorite personal finance reads from around the web this week.
–The New York Times
As Congress settles in for a new term, improving retirement security is on their agenda. Some policies to watch out for: Providing retirement plans for those without access to workplace 401(k)s, rescuing pensions, protecting investors from conflicted financial advice, and overhauling Social Security.
This freelancer tried to be a little too ambitious with the whole “time is money” approach by monetizing everyday life tasks like making meals and cleaning the house. Here’s how she reset herself for the new year.
A majority of American parents pay their kids allowance to do chores, which can create a sense of entitlement when it comes to fulfilling basic responsibilities. My advice: If you’re going to do allowance, make sure it’s not bribery.
This writer amusingly advocates not combining finances in order to avoid conflicts about money. Another secret to making money work in your marriage? Talking about it.
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