Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web.
Why liquid net worth is so important for your finances (Of Dollars and Data). Net worth is one way of keeping score, but how much of it could you access if you needed to?
Lost your job but still have a 401(k)? Here’s what to do with it (NY Times). It’s easier to tap the money if you need it, but that probably isn’t your best first option.
IRS loosens rules on flexible spending accounts as coronavirus pandemic takes financial toll (MarketWatch). Such accounts just became even more flexible in terms of when you can enroll, whether you can increase or decrease contributions, and how much you can roll over into next year.
Air travel is going to be very bad, for a very long time (The Atlantic). For those who love to travel, you might start considering how to redirect the money you budget for it.
Life changing economic theories, applied to personal finance (The Woke Salaryman). The “dismal science” is actually very relevant for how we manage money.
We still stink at passwords, and there’s really no excuse (Fast Company). Now that so much of our financial life has gone online, password protection is ever more important.
Amazon Fresh review: 6 things to know before ordering groceries (Clark Howard). Should this be one of your go-to home delivery services?
Listen: You should have an advance directive (The Atlantic). No one likes thinking about this stuff, but if you have more time on your hands these days, this would be a good chore to get to.
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