Workers Are Saving More for Retirement, Led By Millennials

New York — Workers are saving more for retirement, and the youngest — not exactly known for squirreling money away — are boosting their savings rates faster than any other age group. Millennials between the ages of 25 and 34 are saving a median of 7.5 percent of their pay for retirement, including whatever match they get from their jobs, according to a survey by Fidelity Investments of 4,650 households with at least $20,000 of annual...

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Women and Business: The Importance of Putting a Woman on Our Currency
Aug25

Women and Business: The Importance of Putting a Woman on Our Currency

When U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., proposed in April replacing President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with a famous female from American history, she was advancing what a grass-roots group, Women On 20s, had proposed earlier in the year. Women On 20s wanted to mark the 100th anniversary of women obtaining the vote, which will occur in 2020, with a new $20 bill celebrating that milestone. The group even conducted a survey, which...

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Women and Business: The Importance of Putting a Woman on Our Currency
Aug25

Women and Business: The Importance of Putting a Woman on Our Currency

When U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., proposed in April replacing President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with a famous female from American history, she was advancing what a grass-roots group, Women On 20s, had proposed earlier in the year. Women On 20s wanted to mark the 100th anniversary of women obtaining the vote, which will occur in 2020, with a new $20 bill celebrating that milestone. The group even conducted a survey, which...

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Budgeting for Vacation

Kids start to gaze out classroom windows, the grass turns green again and the temperature slowly rises. If you and your family are like most, you now plan summer vacations. Beware of daydreams of fun in the sun: If you aren’t careful, vacation expenses can put a large dent in your wallet and potentially wreck your full year’s budget. Before piling the kids into a car for a daylong drive, wading through airport security laden with...

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