How much pain should we expect for our personal finances in the rest of 2022?

How much pain should we expect for our personal finances in the rest of 2022?

The outbreak of bad news about personal finance has slowed to a trickle this summer. In your investment accounts, stocks have recovered some of their losses and bonds have improved a lot. Gas prices have fallen sharply overnight from highs earlier this year, and there are signs that headline inflation has finally peaked. Do you…

Will Barry and Beth save enough to retire at 62, help their kids with their down payments, and take a big trip soon?

Will Barry and Beth save enough to retire at 62, help their kids with their down payments, and take a big trip soon?

Barry and Beth.Tijana Martin/The Globe and Mail At age 52, Barry and Beth are enjoying their peak earning years, bringing in a combined salary of more than $450,000 a year. He works in education, she is a senior director in an investment firm. They have two children at university. Beth and Barry have a $2…