The Weekly Summary - Issue 20.2 - Personal Finance Edition

The Weekly Summary - Issue 20.2 - Personal Finance Edition

By tvlachak | The Weekly Summary | 26 Aug 2020

Issue 20.2 / August 26, 2020

Personal Finance

"Financial literacy is not about wealth, but about understanding money regardless of the amount. It's about how you treat it and how you maximize opportunities." — Mellody Hobson

20% of Americans have saved at least $1,000 since March 2020.

Washington state residents can open a 12% APY checking account for 12 months on balances of up to $1,200 at First Financial Northwest Bank.

Inflation may be on the rise because of the Federal Reserve. As a result, some expect inflation doubling to 4% or more!

The 40-hour workweek is based on factory productivity experiments by Henry Ford.

This is how ‘living below your means’ works.

When purchasing something, how long are you thinking about owning it?

Think about keeping money. Saving money is more important than spending it.

A simple, but solid financial success recipe to follow.

Monitor these money metrics on the regular.

American Express cardholders have had complimentary ShopRunner membership for a while. But now PayPal members can get a free 2-year ShopRunner membership. Shoprunner offers unlimited free 2-day shipping and free return shipping at 90+ stores.

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I'm a student of personal finance, investing, cryptocurrency, NFTs, & blockchain. I'm currently learning and thinking in public on The Weekly Summary. I'm also a foodie that loves fitness.

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