SBV Curated Content | A Weekly Update of Enlightening & Intriguing Information | June 30, 2021

Businesses, Stock Markets & the Economy

What mistakes companies are making in a return to the office. (scientificamerican.com)

The Most Important Thing That’s Happened in Our Lifetime? “Marc Andreessen’s thoughts on how remote work could shape society going forward….” (Ben Carlson)

“Andreessen Horowitz sent out a survey to the CEOs of their more than 200 portfolio companies about their remote work plans for the future:

 

People expecting a return to normal in markets in 2021 are sorely disappointed. (nytimes.com)

Your Finances & other Wealth Management links

I’m Self-Employed. How Do I Save for Retirement? (Abacus)

The Young Fall for Scams More Than Seniors Do. Time for a Warning. “Stop it with the ageism and delusions of invincibility. Young adults often don’t recognize the bad checks coming at them, or fake job offers, either.” (The New York Times)

A Woman’s Guide to Making the Most of Social Security. “Women tend to live longer than men, so they need as much retirement income as possible. Whether you’re 30 or 60, here’s what you need to know.” (The New York Times)

The Environment & ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) Investing

Sustainability makes people happier, research finds. (World Happiness Report)

Your Physical & Mental Well-being

How to Exercise in the Summer Heat. “As record high temperatures batter much of the country, expert advice on staying active this summer.” (The New York Times)

The Delta Variant: What Scientists Know. “The variant is gaining traction worldwide. But vaccines are driving down coronavirus case numbers in the U.S., and it’s unclear whether Delta will reverse that trend.” (The New York Times)

The Secrets of ‘Cognitive Super-Agers’ “By studying centenarians, researchers hope to develop strategies to ward off Alzheimer’s disease and slow brain aging for all of us.” (The New York Times)

This Week’s Serendipity

Discovery of ‘Dragon Man’ Skull in China May Add Species to Human Family Tree.  “A laborer discovered the fossil and hid it in a well for 85 years. Scientists say it could help sort out the human family tree and how our species emerged.” (The New York Times)

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