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Financial advisers often encourage older workers to delay signing up for their Social Security as long as possible to maximize their monthly income. But several of our blog’s readers point out, rightly, that this isn’t always possible for people in physically taxing jobs. Blue-collar workers are in a real Catch-22, caught between the unforgiving financia…

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During COVID, some companies that instituted remote work were almost giddy about the increase in employee productivity. Workers themselves were certainly convinced of this. One interesting aspect of this study may be a clue to the reason for sagging productivity. The least productive day for the data-entry workers at home was Monday, because they wer…