Some of the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
The Fed’s dilemma: take its medicine now or later (Barron’s). This commentator believes it is no longer a question of whether we will soon have a recession, but when it will begin and how bad it will be.
U.S. consumer sentiment falls to “stunning” decade low as inflation expectations hit 13-year high (MarketWatch). “Americans remain pessimistic about their buying power."
Don’t expect higher savings rates anytime soon (NY Times). Why interest rates on loans are increasing, but not on savings accounts.
Wrong bucket (Humble Dollar). Diversification — it’s an important tax strategy, too.
ETFs have a tax advantage over mutual funds (Morningstar). If you’re concerned about capital gains taxes, here’s why you may benefit from using ETFs.
Your retirement readiness checklist (Financial Independence Hub). What to consider if you’re one-to-five years away from retirement.
Online betting companies are kicking off a Super Bowl ad blitz (NPR). Two of our culture’s biggest trends will be on full display during the big game: the mainstreaming of cryptocurrencies and, as this article describes, legalized sports gambling. See also, Super Bowl betting is a $7.6 billion problem fewer evangelicals care about (Christianity Today).
The last pandemic aid anybody wants to need (NY Times). Everyone hopes to never need it, but when people do, it can be difficult to obtain.
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