Time for our Friday Flight! These episodes are a sampling of the week’s financial news and the impact on your personal finances. There are a lot of headlines out there, but we distill it down to specific takeaways that will allow you to kick off the weekend informed and help you to get ahead with your money. In this episode we cover some relevant and helpful stories like: last day to jump on those I bonds, student loan forgiveness in limbo, expensive turkeys, senior discounts for everyone, not-so-discount airlines, luxury bus travel, moving to avoid taxes, young wealthy investors beating the market, day trading dropouts, WFH leading to healthier habits, making time for things that matter, & the fading silver lining of buy now pay later.
- Student loans – You have until the end of the year to fill out the application for student loan forgiveness, but you only have until October 31st to fill out the PSLF waiver in order to get credit for previous payments!
- I bonds – Head to TreasuryDirect.gov and snag you some I bonds before they reset to a lower rate!
- AARP benefits – You don’t have to be a senior to enjoy the many discounts offered.
- Time management – Check out our friend Laura’s book, Tranquility by Tuesday, if you’d like to make time for the things that matter.
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