Keeping up with everything on the web is impossible, and who needs the additional stress of even trying?
Here’s an eclectic sampling of my recent interesting reads you might have missed, to help speed your Friday along.
Have children? How do you plan on handling their education? Here are some pros and cons of opening a tax sheltered 529 account for your children – a guest post at Money Q & A.
Did you know Singapore has a forced retirement savings system? An interesting trip around the world to view the money habits of various countries – by J. Money
The Spanish Silver Dollar was the first global currency – better known as “pieces of eight” (Arrrr!). A graphical tour of money in America from beads to virtual currency – from Visual Capitalist.
Improve your finances one letter at a time – another interesting J. Money read
Been following the craziness in the Vancouver real estate market? Shacks selling for $2,000,000! Here’s a visual summary from the Visual Capitalist.
My Money Design has some strategies for how to access your retirement savings early. Are all your retirement savings locked up behind early withdrawal penalties?
Most of the loopholes have now been closed. Lifehacker has a good summary of what’s possible, and not, under the new rules. Worth a read if you’re planning on collecting SSI.
Root of Good writes an update on how he been spending his first 3 years of early retirement having turned his dream into his reality. A goal we can all share and appreciate.
Did you know the Middle East is facing an unemployment crisis? An overview of the global business risks to the world economy courtesy of Visual Capitalist.
With NIRP policies around the world, we’re facing an even greater disaster than what started in 2008.
And that’s a wrap! Comment below with your thoughts on any of these articles, and your suggested reads.
Image of book pages in a heart courtesy of nile.