News from the Control Tower: Our weekly curated list of news stories affecting you and your finances.
This week’s reads include:
In normal times, people quitting jobs in large numbers signals a healthy economy with plentiful jobs. But these are not normal times.
If the US does nothing to fix its retirement system, 2.6 million formerly middle-class workers will be plunged into poverty by 2022.
We spoke to four founders about how they navigated the flood of attention, and what more needs to be done to support Black entrepreneurs.
A visual explainer of the numbers behind America’s ubiquitous bargain-basement chains.
An esoteric asset class made its way into reality television when a housewife’s lawyer husband borrowed money he couldn’t pay back.
The ghostly sight tells a story of escape, survival, and a post-flood feast.