Hi, everyone. Here are the top reads from the news for Thursday 25th, 2019.
Slack is developing ways to let those resisters—or, for example, new hires still getting set up in the system—exchange messages with Slack loyalists from the comfort of their inboxes. With the new tool, called an “email bridge,” Slack users will be able to send and receive emails with colleagues from within the chat software. It resolves a major drawback some employers experience when testing Slack, an important change for the company as it prepares to soon start selling its shares to the public.
The Fidelity Investments’ Retirement Mindset Study, which examined the different attitudes Americans have toward retirement, was conducted online between February and March. It included 1,429 adults, ages 23 to 74 years and older.
The problem with not knowing as much as you could: Not only are you not managing things that well, but you might also be missing out.
For instance: You got a new job, and your employer asked if you wanted to participate in the 401(k) plan. You turned it down because you think you’re too young to have to worry about retirement. Or you tell yourself you’ll get to it later.
Abigail Disney, 59, is an activist and Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker. She is also the granddaughter of Roy O. Disney, co-founder of The Walt Disney Company, making her an heiress to the Disney family fortune (she declines to say how much she inherited, but has given away over $70 million since she turned 21).