Some of the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
- Retired and facing a stock market downturn? Here’s what you should — and shouldn’t — do (MarketWatch). The key is deciding what you will do, or not do, in advance.
- Cybercrooks are targeting retirement accounts, and there’s no guarantee you’ll get your money back (USA Today). Have you done enough to safeguard your accounts?
- How working past 65 can affect your Social Security benefits and Medicare premiums (Money). More people than ever are planning to work past the traditional retirement age. If you’re one of them, here are some things you should know.
- Behavioral economics latest bias: Seeing bias wherever it looks (Bloomberg). They call it “the bias bias.”
- 1040-SR: Retirees and older earners get new tax form just for them (TD Ameritrade). It’s geared toward the types of income retirees tend to have, and faltering eyesight.
And from the blogosphere…
- Risk is what you don’t see (Collaborative Fund). You shouldn’t live in a constant state of fear, but you should live in a constant state of preparedness.
- Gradual improvements redux (The Irrelevant Investor). Fearful events happen against a backdrop of steady progress.
- The 3 worst words for investors (A Teachable Moment). What’s not to like about annuities being added to workplace retirement plans? Plenty.
- Jane Bryant Quinn’s new thinking on making your money last (Next Avenue). Now in her 80s, making money last is not a theoretical exercise for her.
- Everything you need to know about recessions (Visual Capitalist). In short, the benefits of expansions have far exceeded the financial toll of recessions.
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