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Why Jobless Americans Are Feeling More Confident, Despite Continued Unemployment

Everyone over 16 in the U.S. is now eligible to be vaccinated against Covid-19—and this good news parallels consumers’ growing optimism about their financial outlook.  Overall consumer confidence reached 60.7 (out of 100) this week, according to the Forbes Advisor-Ipsos Consumer Confidence Weekly Tracker. That’s an increase of 1.2 points from last week and 10 […]

How To Avoid The Most Costly College Savings Mistakes

Leading up to College Decision Day on May 1, high school seniors and others planning to start college this fall are making their final decisions about where to attend. That means comparing financial aid packages they’ve received and understanding just how much in student loans they may need to borrow. To help our readers answer […]

How the Pandemic Has Shaken Up Retirement

Pandemic-related job losses forced many older Americans out of the workplace in the past year, perhaps permanently. But the COVID-19 crisis also seems to have delayed some retirements. Remote work…