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Articles from 11/2018

Join Us in Celebrating #Giving Tuesday, the Day When Your Gifts Toward Making Jesus Known Are Multiplied Four-Fold!

Hey, friends! Welcome again to #GivingTuesday, the only day in your year when every $1 you give turns into $4! 
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Holiday Wisdom From “a Bear of Very Little Brain”

During a family movie night over the long Thanksgiving weekend, we watched a wonderfully charming movie, Christopher Robin. In the film, Christopher grows up, takes on the serious work of making a living, and in the
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Money Roundup: More Investor-Friendly News on Fees, Stocks Are Still Beating Other Asset Classes, and More

Here's our Thanksgiving-weekend roundup of recent articles on investing, personal finance, and stewardship. Enjoy! (And pass the leftovers...) Vanguard index funds' fees are going even lower (Kiplinger). Vanguard is
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Where Do Stocks Go From Here?

After bouncing back in early November, the stock market retested the October lows again this week. Here's your pre-Thanksgiving run-down of where things stand. Valuation As this chart from Ritholtz Wealth shows, stocks
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SMI on the Radio: A Retirement “Preflight Checklist” (audio and transcript)

Before you "take off" into your retirement years, it's wise to go through a retirement "preflight checklist" — as SMI executive editor Mark Biller explained yesterday on Moody Radio's MoneyWise Live. Mark also answered
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A Thanksgiving Reflection: ‘Therefore I Will Hope in Him’

Of the 195 nations of the world, only a relative handful observe a day set aside annually for giving thanks, including the U.S., Canada, Germany, Liberia, and South Korea. The U.S. observance dates back to the earliest
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Money Roundup: Mutual Fund Shareholder Pain, Retiring at a Market Peak, and More

Our latest picks for the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
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Upgrading 2.0 Historical Timing

October's market slide created some pretty significant investor anxiety. While that has faded as the market has rebounded, Monday's nearly 2% drop served as a reminder that we're not necessarily out of the woods
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Happy 40th, 401(k)

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the 401(k) retirement savings account. Well, technically, it’s the 40th anniversary of the Revenue Act of 1978, which is what made such accounts possible, with section 401(k) of the
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Money Roundup: Rising Investor Optimism, Things You See During Every Market Correction, and More

For your reading pleasure, here's our latest collection of interesting articles related to investing, personal finance, and stewardship:
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