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 employee benefits, crypto retirement strategies, budgeting apps, and more.
Make the Most of the New Workplace
Workplaces look much different now than they did before the pandemic. More employees than ever work remotely or in a hybrid work plan. Employers are fighting to keep the best and brightest from leaving for better benefits elsewhere. How can job-seekers make the most of this sea change? Check out this article from Kiplinger for more information.
Most Millennial and Gen Z Investors Say Crypto Is Part of Their Retirement Strategy
The younger generations are changing what it means to plan for retirement. According to a recent survey, 56% of Gen Z and 54% of millennials say they now use cryptocurrency or NFTs in their retirement strategy. For more on what this trend means for the financial world, check out this piece from Money.
The Great Resignation? More like The Great Renegotiation
Many outlets are reporting on what has been called the “Great Resignation” — the roughly 33 million Americans who have quit their jobs in recent months — but Planet Money sees it differently. This episode of the NPR podcast suggests that most of these Americans are not quitting, simply renegotiating for better pay, perks, treatment and work-life balance. Listen to this episode to find out more.
Best Budgeting Apps of January 2022
Everybody could use the most efficient budgeting app, and Forbes is here with best ones available at the moment in this handy list.