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Here’s a decade-by-decade guide to retirement planning

Finance
An illustration of a person in his 20′s holding a phone that displays her spending breakdown, including savings, college, shopping, and friends.Josephine Flood | CNBCHow to read this guideFollow along from start to finish, or jump to the section(s) you want to learn more about.IntroductionSaving for retirement is the gnarliest of delayed gratification challenges. Tucking money away today in retirement accounts with the intention you won't touch it for decades is not a habit that most brains are hard-wired to embrace.But save we must.For most people, Social Security benefits won't cover all the bills in retirement. To land in retirement in solid financial shape, you also want to build your own savings in 401(k) plans and individual retirement accounts.It's never too early to get started. (H...
World Series: Kershaw, Bellinger guide Dodgers to Game 1 win over Rays

World Series: Kershaw, Bellinger guide Dodgers to Game 1 win over Rays

Sports
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Cody Bellinger got the offense going and Clayton Kershaw dazzled across six innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers cruised to an 8-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. Bellinger blasted a two-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning to give the Dodgers a 2-0 lead. Rays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier answered with a solo shot to right field in the fifth to make it a one-run game, but that would be the closest the Rays would get the rest of the night. Advertisement The Dodgers, playing in the World Series for the third time in four years but seeking their first title since 1988, exploded for four runs in the bottom of the fifth and added two more in the sixth -- courtesy of Mookie Betts' solo ho...

Personal Finance 101: The complete guide to managing your money

Finance
This guide lays out the seven key steps to focus on to get you working toward long-term financial security. Step 1: Set short-term and long-term goals Step 2: Create a budget Step 3: Build an emergency fund Step 4: Pay off costly credit card debt Step 5: Save for retirement Step 6: Invest for retirement with a long-term focus Step 7: Borrow smartIntroductionCreating a financially secure life can feel like a daunting task that requires the skills of expert mapmaker and GPS programmer. You need to figure out where you are today and where you want to get to. As if that's not a big enough lift, you're then in charge of finding the best route to get from here to there without veering off into costly detours.Take a deep breath. Relax your shoulders. This Personal Finance 101 guide lays out ...
Not just financial health: Advisors guide clients through coronavirus crisis

Not just financial health: Advisors guide clients through coronavirus crisis

Finance
AleksandarNakicOur nation is facing unprecedented times, and financial advisors are facing upheaval when their clients need them the most.More than 40 million people have applied for unemployment benefits since early March, while the economic outlook remains grim. The Atlanta Federal Reserve projects that the nation's gross domestic product during the second quarter will decline by close to 53%.At the same time,  close to 2 million Americans have been diagnosed with coronavirus.Through it all, advisors have undertaken drastic measures to keep their businesses running, so that they can offer investors some measure of certainty and stability in otherwise frightening times.Here's how three financial advisors have renewed their commitment to their clients."A lifesaver" from the federal go...
A parent’s guide to the One World concert acts

A parent’s guide to the One World concert acts

Entertainment
Anti-poverty charity Global Citizen will this weekend host its One World: Together At Home concert, organised by musician Lady Gaga.It's set to be a huge international event, with more than 100 musicians and entertainers broadcasting performances and discussions with health experts across the world from their own homes. Image: Lizzo on stage at the Brits 2020 But with so many stars on show, you'd be forgiven for not being across the music of every single one...So, if you want to bring your celebrity-spotting A-game - especially if your'e planning to watch the show with teenagers - here are some of the artists you should keep your eye on.Billie Eilish [embedded content] At just 18-years-...