Not only is today a good day to catch up on the top financial stories out there, but it’s also a good day to plan for your retirement — if you aren’t already. Check out our brand new feature series, Retirement at Any Age, for tips and tricks you need to enjoy your retirement without financial worries.
The Big Lead: Consumer Price Index Shows Inflation Still Hot Despite Sharp Drop in Gas Prices
Inflation was still red hot in August, despite a sharp drop in gas prices. The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its Consumer Price Index on Sept. 13 and the all-items index for the 12 months ending in August increased 8.3%, driven largely by soaring shelter, food and medical care prices.
Business Spotlight: McDonald’s
For the upcoming National Cheeseburger Day on September 18, McDonald’s is getting in on the action, announcing that it will be giving away free cheeseburgers to celebrate one of the country’s favorite sandwiches. Voting is happening now.
That’s Interesting: Which Generation Is Saving Most for Retirement? (You May Be Surprised)
Do you think you know which generation is saving most for retirement? Findings from a GOBankingRates survey on retirement reveal Gen Z is on track with their retirement savings.
Bonus: 9 Money Moves Retirees Almost Always Regret
Here are some of the money moves retirees always seem to regret, so try to avoid them as you sail off into the sunset.
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