Welcome to the latest Financial Friday Round-Up, our weekly column filled with the best things for you to read, watch or listen to regarding finance around the web. Below you will find articles on how to build and rebuild wealth, the importance of a good financial planner, work-life balance in a remote world, and more.
We Switched Financial Advisors After 2 Years and Accomplished More in A Single Meeting Than We Ever Had Before
Finding a financial planner who understands your needs can change your life. In this piece from Business Insider, writer Rachel Morgan Cautero learned just how different experts can be when she switched advisors after two years and found a remarkable improvement. Read more to learn what she valued most in the switch.
After a year as taxing as 2020, we could all use a reminder of what it takes to build a foundation of wealth. Kiplinger has the perfect guide, with eleven steps to help you reach your financial goals and survive any future setbacks.
One of the effects of a full year of the pandemic has been the erosion of the work-life balance. In this Wall Street Journal piece, one of the workers profiled even had to set an alarm to remind herself to stop working and go to sleep. Read more for a human glimpse at what the past year has done to the workforce.
For those who have no memory of the 2010-2011 inflation scare, this article provides great context. After the 2008 financial crash and the Federal Reserve tried to revive the economy, some politicians argued that this governmental meddling would increase inflation. For a better understanding of why that never happened, as well as reasons we should not expect inflation after the COVID stimulus packages either, check out this New York Times piece.