Personal finance

In this article FIS Getty Images Fidelity Investments is expanding its no-fee investing accounts to a new group: teens. With parental permission and guidance, of course. The investing firm Tuesday announced the Fidelity Youth Account, a brokerage account specifically designed to help kids ages 13 to 17 invest, save and spend. The accounts are available
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Justin Mackey, his wife, Cassie, and their three young children: Camdyn, 14, Connor, 7, and Charlie, 3. While Justin Mackey worked to rebuild his locksmith business, the 38-year-old was relying on getting a $420-a-week unemployment check for another four months. That money was a fraction of what he brought home before the pandemic shut down
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Mary Ann Sergeant Source: Kara Sergeant After a year of grappling with the pandemic, many baby boomers have made changes to their retirement plans.  Mary Ann Sergeant, 65, spent more than 15 years working as a pharmacy technician at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport, Massachusetts. She wasn’t planning to retire from the community hospital for
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Henry McMaster, the governor of South Carolina. Eric Thayer/Bloomberg via Getty Images At least two states will soon kick workers off pandemic-era programs that expanded and raised unemployment benefits. The governors of Montana and South Carolina announced this week that they are ending their participation in the federal programs at the end of June. The
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