Some of the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
- One-sided markets (The Big Picture). Today’s market environment is ripe for poor decision-making.
- The economy looks solid. But these are the big risks ahead (The Upshot, a blog of the NY Times). It’s always something. Here’s what’s looming around the corner right now.
- The one thing that matters is inflation (The Market). A money manager and leading tech investor assesses the state of the markets.
- ‘Most Americans today believe the stock market is rigged, and they’re right’ (Bloomberg Businessweek). A look inside the lucrative, illegal, and difficult-to-police world of insider trading.
- The right savings rate will conquer any bear market (Portfolio Charts). One factor you can control is how much you invest. But how much do you need to invest in order to meet your goal? And is that amount realistic?
- Songs of experience: Reminiscences of a strategist (Schwab). A 35-year market veteran looks back on the most important lessons she’s learned.
- Long-term care needs among retirees varies widely, new research shows (CNBC). Anticipating how much care you may need feels like a guessing game with a lot at stake. One particular factor may help you see more clearly into the future.
- Shrinkage doesn’t belong in your retirement plan (A Teachable Moment). Some of the investing that matters most has nothing to do with money.
- For nature and neighbor: a Christian vision of work and the economy (Acton Institute). “What does a Christian approach to work and economics actually look like?”
- How much time do you have? (The Reformed Broker). Numbering our days could help put much of what we obsess over into a healthier perspective.
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