Some of the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
- 4 investing lessons from David Swensen (Of Dollars and Data). Learning from Yale’s famed chief investment officer.
- What can you do about high valuations? (Compound Advisors). I'd say this makes a good case for 50/40/10.
- Not so different (Humble Dollar). The three things needed to survive the next market crash.
- Don’t fret about tax-law changes — yet (Morningstar). While the proposed changes would impact relatively few people, for those who would be impacted, the changes could be significant.
- What financial advisers are telling rich clients (Bloomberg). Investing with a tax hike in view.
- 5 mistakes couples make when planning for retirement (AARP). A lot of it comes down to a lack of communication.
- Bernstein says to stop playing when you win the game (Physician on Fire). If you’ve met your goals, why take undue risk by reaching for more.
- How to lose money when the stock market is at all-time highs (A Wealth of Common Sense). “The stock market” can be a deceiving descriptor. Not all stocks do well when the market does well.
- How early is too early to think about long-term care? (incognito Money Scribe). When you’re young and healthy, long-term care is far from a front-burner concern. Here’s why one 30-something writer decided to give it some thought.
- Common mistakes investors make — and how to avoid them (The Financial Bodyguard). Do any of these issues apply to you?
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