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My 21-year-old sister is saving $200 a month for retirement. Here’s how much she’ll have at 65

My 21-year-old sister is saving $200 a month for retirement. Here’s how much she’ll have at 65

Finance
My 21-year-old sister, Janna McPartland, has a lot on her mind.Graduating from college. Finding a job. Dire predictions about global warming. The other day, I asked her how she was doing. "The planet is dying," she said.I was surprised, then, when she showed eagerness recently in starting to save for her retirement. I'd been nagging her to do that since I was hired as a personal finance writer at CNBC. My reporting has taught me a simple but powerful lesson: The earlier one starts saving, the easier it is to do.It's not just my professional experience that made me a nag. I've seen my mother, now in her late 60s, suffer the consequences of not saving. It's a painful reality. I don't want to see anyone else I love go through it.Janna McPartlandSource: Janna McPartlandAs a senior in college, ...
Climate change: July ‘marginally’ warmest month on record

Climate change: July ‘marginally’ warmest month on record

Science
A preliminary analysis of global temperature data for July suggests it may have "marginally" become the warmest month on record. Figures from the first 29 days of a month in which many countries had heatwaves are "on a par" or slightly higher than a record set in July 2016.The assessment was carried out by researchers at the EU's Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S).Confirmation of a new record must await a full analysis is released on Monday. Scientists say it's the latest sign that Earth is experiencing unprecedented warming.The new data compiled by C3S incorporates observations from satellites and ground based stations. Interactive tool: How much ...
Woodford fund goes into second month of suspension

Woodford fund goes into second month of suspension

Business
By Wale Azeez, business reporter Fund manager Neil Woodford will keep his flagship £3.7bn fund frozen for at least another month, leaving thousands of investors without access to their money.Mr Woodford, one of Britain's best known money managers, released a video - the second since the Woodford Equity Income Fund was suspended on 3 June - in which he said there was "no prescribed time limit" on how long it could cease trading for. However, the fund's authorised corporate director Link Fund Solutions said in a letter to investors posted on its website that it remained in the "best interests of all investors" to continue the suspension.Link is required to give an update on the suspension at least every 28 days.It said it expected to provide another upda

Why Urban Outfitters Stock Lost 24% Last Month

Finance
[unable to retrieve full-text content]What happened Shares of Urban Outfitters NASDAQ URBN were moving in reverse last month after the lifestyle and apparel retailer posted offered disappointing guidance first quarter earnings and got swept up in broader concerns about trade tensions with China According to Latest Articles in
Jupiter will appear at its biggest & brightest, with moons visible this month

Jupiter will appear at its biggest & brightest, with moons visible this month

Science
facebook twitter Email linkedin pinterest reddit tumblr Linkhttps://intranet2.upi.com/wdb/cms2019/stories.php?storyid=6671559935460&st_year=2019&story_only=1&jwsource=clAuto 406p720p406p270p180pJupiter's Great Red Spot could soon disappear Some may think that June's short nights make it a bad month for stargazing, but this month will bring the best opportunity of the year to see one of our closest celestial neighbors. People around the world can look to the night sky this month to see Jupiter shining bigger and brighter than it will at any other point this year. This is because Jupiter will be at opposition, when it is opposite side of the Earth than the sun. This is also around the time when the two planets are closest to each other. The Jupiter opposition wil...