Stephanie Asymkos, Yahoo

Stephanie Asymkos


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Past articles by Stephanie:

Pandemic upends retirement plans for a third of Americans — for better or worse

Almost a quarter plan to retire later than previously expected, while 11% plan to retire earlier. → Read More

Expert: Higher interest rates are like a 'flu shot' for your retirement portfolio

Rising interest rates and their impact on retirement portfolios is tantamount to the pain of receiving a routine vaccination. → Read More

Expert: Food prices are going up 'three times what we’re used to in the last decade'

Americans are feeling the pinch from rising grocery prices not seen in years, according to one expert, who offered a few tips to counter the inflation. → Read More

Hopper CEO: 'The time to book your holiday travel is now' with prices rising

Americans want to travel this upcoming holiday season, and the demand surge is contributing to higher prices. → Read More

Annuity income is 'confidence building' for retirement savers, expert says

It takes more than one savings vehicle to build a retirement nest egg, and that’s why one financial expert says this financial product shouldn’t be discounted. → Read More

'You could lose it all' if you mix crypto with your retirement savings, expert says

Whether cryptocurrencies are a fad or not, one financial expert says digital currencies are not reliable investment sources for retirement savers. → Read More

Best and worst states for Medicare prescription drug prices

Using Medicare Part B and D metrics, the analysis looked at 13 measures categorized by cost, access, and quality, and ranked all 50 states and Washington, D.C. → Read More

Huge increase in Social Security benefits is 'no free lunch,' expert says

Beginning in 2022, benefits will increase by 5.9% for a cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, the Social Security Administration announced. → Read More

New US travel requirements are a 'step in the right direction,' expert says

Starting in November, all international travelers must be fully vaccinated and provide a negative Covid-19 test three days before boarding a U.S.-bound airplane. → Read More

One financial guru uses this money hack to avoid credit card debt during the holidays

Rather than racking up debt at the end of the year, one financial expert said it’s best to cushion the blow of holiday shopping by saving up for it all year. → Read More

Housing experts lays out what to consider when buying a home these days

The pandemic-era housing boom continues seemingly unabated in the U.S., but one financial advisor warns against getting swept up in the wave. → Read More

Americans should financially prepare for eventual market downturn, advisor says

Americans need to prepare for when the booming market days are over, one financial advisor said, as uncertainty in the market grows. → Read More

This brokerage firm wants to financially prepare teens for adulthood

Charles Schwab is using its foundation to educate America’s middle and high school students in financial literacy through free courses. → Read More

Travel expert: Many RV owners are 'trapped' in high interest-rate loans

The pandemic reignited the country’s interest in the RV market, and one expert said demand is higher than ever, but shoppers are saddled with bad financing options. → Read More

Americans are saving more because 'emergencies are on the brain'

American attitudes toward money may be permanently altered by the pandemic, according to one financial expert. → Read More

Democrats' retirement plan mandate is 'pretty heavy-handed,' expert says

Part of the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package moving through Congress would make workplace retirement savings plans mandatory. → Read More

Boomers are ready to retire — even if it's modestly — after the pandemic

Almost 4 in 5 Boomers reported they would rather retire at age 65 and live out their years in modesty than work until age 75 and live large. → Read More

Why the Roth 401(k) is ‘the unsung hero’ of retirement plans

A Roth 401(k) is an employee-sponsored retirement plan that allows you to contribute after-tax earnings. → Read More

Retirement expert: It's time to 'take profits' amid 'modest' outlook

One expert is telling her clients to take profits and "rigorously" rebalance portfolios. → Read More

Expert: 2022 could be the 'biggest year in the wedding industry'

After the pandemic derailed nuptials in 2020 and 2021, next year is poised to be a non-stop party as engaged couples get to celebrate their unions. → Read More