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 annuity payments, Black entrepreneurship, understanding a trillion, and more.
People tend to have a lot of questions surrounding annuities. How do they work? How are they taxed? Where to they play into a retirement plan? Kiplinger answers all these questions and more in this article about the benefits of annuity payments in retirement.
According to Google, “how to start a business” beat “how to get a job” in quantity of searches in 2021. A record number of business applications submitted supports this trend. Check out this piece from Forbes for the answer to the country’s hottest question: how do I start a business?
The economy is measured in enormous numbers, often too big for the human brain to fully comprehend. With all these billions and trillions to make sense of, NPR’s Planet Money took it upon themselves to bring numbers a better degree of understanding. Listen to this podcast for an interesting perspective shift.
Business Insider celebrates Black History Month this week by asking 29 Black entrepreneurs to reflect on the state of Black businesses today. Check out this article for insight on the challenges Black business owners are facing and what everyone can do to help.