Miranda Marquit
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About Miranda Marquit

Miranda has been covering investing and finance as a freelance journalist for more than a decade. She's contributed to Marketwatch, NPR's Morning Edition, APM's Marketplace, Forbes, and numerous other online and offline publications. In addition to writing about money and markets, Miranda is an avid podcaster with a show about investing. She's also covered science, religion, and technology, in addition to finances. Miranda grew up in Idaho and loves travel and the outdoors. She holds a master's degree in magazine, newspaper, and online journalism from Syracuse University.

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CARES Act and Retirement Relief: No RMDs for 2020 October 8, 2020 2:52 PM   |  

How might the CARES Act impact your retirement accounts? Here’s what you need to know about tax and retirement relief in the time of the coronavirus.

5 min read  |  Retirement Planning
Retirement Planning During COVID-19: Will Employers Cancel 401(k) Matches? October 8, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

With the 401(k) match at some companies disappearing in the wake of COVID-19, is it time to look into other types of retirement accounts?

5 min read  |  IRA & 401k Plans
Social Security’s Projected Shortfall: An Age-by-Age Guide for Retirement Planning September 11, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Social Security is expected to see a shortfall in coming decades. Here’s what you need to know about protecting your golden years.

5 min read  |  Retirement Planning
Is the FIRE Movement Burning Out? Financial Independence, Retire Early in 2020 August 25, 2020 10:26 AM   |  

The “financial independence, retire early” (FIRE) movement was all the rage in 2018 and 2019, but the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we think about a lot of things. Has the upheaval in 2020 changed the desire to FIRE? And how might retirement plans be affected by the current situation?

5 min read  |  Retirement Planning
The Birds and the Bees of Stocks and CDs: 4 Investing Lessons for Teens August 17, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Got kids? Learn how to teach them about money, especially during their teenage years. Here’s what you need to know about investing for teens.

3 min read  |  Household Finances
What Happens When You Inherit an IRA? Here’s a Breakdown August 10, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Inherited IRA? Here’s what you need to know about making the most of that money.

5 min read  |  Estate Planning
Back-to-School Money Goals August 6, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Going back to school looks different right now, but goal setting hasn’t changed. Here’s what you need to know.

5 min read  |  College Savings Plans
What Is a 529 College Savings Plan, and What Education Expenses Can I Use It For? July 6, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Saving for college? The 529 plan is one of the most common college savings tools. Learn how a 529 plan can help you invest and save for higher education.

3 min read  |  College Savings Plans
Investing for Your Life Cycle: Understanding Target Date Funds May 21, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Target date funds, also sometimes called life cycle funds, offer some simplicity, but it’s important to be aware of the drawbacks before investing.

5 min read  |  ETFs & Mutual Funds
Tax Filing and Extension Changes for 2020: What You Need to Know March 26, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Although the 2020 tax filing deadline has been moved from the standard April 15 to July 15, you might be wondering what to do if you’re still not ready to file your return. Here’s what you need to know.

5 min read  |  Income Tax
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