Of Independent Means
Welcome to our blog, Of Independent Means, where author Cathy Curtis provides relatable and actionable personal finance advice for independent women. Cathy has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, InvestmentNews, Money Magazine, Financial Planning Magazine, has appeared on ABC, KTVU and KGO, and is a regular contributor to AOL’s DailyFinance business and financial news section. Check back often for new tips and insights, or sign up below to have our latest articles delivered directly to your inbox.
I could almost hear a collective groan as I read this text today: “Public Health shelter at home extended through May 3.” May 3?? That’s another 33 days! Meanwhile, while
MILLIONS OF PEOPLE ARE OUT OF WORK With millions of people out of work due to the Coronavirus, the CARES Act provides much-needed relief in the form of expanded unemployment
There are several retirement account provisions in the CARES ACT meant to reduce your tax liability or help with current cash flow or both. Here are the details: 1. RMD-REQUIRED MINIMUM
The CARE Act signed into law on March 27, 2020, is a 2 trillion package of aid to individuals and businesses to ease financial distress due to COVID-19. It’s an
It’s hard not to think back to the financial crisis and resulting recession of 2007-2009 when watching the stock market volatility today. That was a painful period for many, especially
Ann felt fortunate about being able to retire at 60 after working 10-hour days for many years. However, as the date approached last year, she felt apprehension about ending her
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