The news is overflowing with Trump, tariffs, the election and more. However, more than just that is being reported! The news this week covered lots of ground, as a nonprofit credit counseling agency, ACCC wants to keep you updated on financial topics. In this Weekly Round-Up, you can review reaching financial goals, cheaper air travel and more.
3 Headlines Including Reaching Financial Goals
Getting a well rounded news cycle is really important. While the flashy headlines may be focused on one or two specific topics, it’s important to look around and dig deeper. Researching multiple news sites, categories and keywords are great ways to diversify the articles you will find online.
Here are 3 news articles to check out from the past week.
- “Only 1 in 5 Americans achieves this key financial goal for a comfortable retirement” by USA Today
- “Many Americans haven’t felt the burden of Trump’s tariffs. They’re about to” by CNN Business
- “Want to get away? Here’s why October is seeing the cheapest airfares since 2013” by MSNBC
As the retirement article mentions, maxing out your retirement contributions is a really important financial goal to work towards every year. Once you are budgeting confidently, have paid off debt, saved an emergency fund, retirement is your next focus. Additionally, compound interest helps the longer you are investing.
Balancing life and reaching financial goals are essential. You can’t achieve one without thinking of the other. If you want to have your dream retirement, you need to find ways to save on travel costs. However, if you want to travel more extensively now, you will have to work tremendously harder later in life to save money.
Many things can affect your life and finances: from tariffs on a global scale to getting cheaper flights around the country, everything can have an impact on your bank account. As you keep reaching financial goals, be sure to check in on the news to help you make more well-informed choices.
Stay tuned next week for another Weekly Round-Up! If you’re struggling to pay off debt, sign up for a free credit counseling session today.