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 women in business, saving for retirement late in life, the difference between APR and APY, and more.
Can You Be “Too Old” to Save for Retirement? Nearly Half of Americans Think So
In a study of more than 2,000 Americans commissioned by a retirement benefits provider, nearly half believed that there was an age at which they were too old to start saving, as reported by Money this week. Financial experts say that something saved is better than nothing at all. Check out this article to learn more.
Four Things Female Founders Will (Likely) Encounter During Their First Year In Business
It is hard enough to start your own business no matter who you are, but it is no secret that women face an uphill battle in the world of entrepreneurship. For a glimpse into what women can expect in their first year of business, check out this piece from Forbes.
What Assets Should Be Included in Your Trust?
Ever wondered which assets should go into a trust and which should not? This article from Kiplinger spells out what is allowed in a living trust, what is not and how you can use this tool to help your assets pass smoothly to your beneficiaries.
APR vs. APY: What to Know About the Two Main Ways to Measure Interest
Annual percentage rate (APR) and annual percentage yield (APY) are two acronyms you will run into when dealing with interest. Learn the difference between the two in this helpful primer from Business Insider this week.