Some of the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web — a day early this week since tomorrow's Good Friday.
- Can the stock market crash during an economic boom? (A Wealth of Common Sense). It’s rare, but it has happened.
- Bull market beset by too many misconceptions (Bloomberg). Putting the market’s recent epic run in context.
- How much should you worry about inflation in retirement? (Morningstar). The economy’s inflation rate isn’t likely to be the same as your inflation rate.
- The economy continues to gain strength in 12 charts (Forbes). The trends are moving in the right direction — most of them, anyway.
- 2020 in review (Howard Marks). It’s always helpful to hear Marks’ perspective on the markets.
- RMDs are back: What to know (Fidelity). After a brief pandemic-fueled timeout, the rules are back to normal.
- Time to face reality: Your kids don’t want your stuff! (Kiplinger). Finding out in advance who wants what will save your heirs a lot of work down the road.
- What killing off the penny would mean for commodities (Barron’s). Since it costs more to make a penny than it’s worth, why do we still have pennies?
- Reflections on Christ’s crucifixion (Eternal Perspective Ministries). From our families to yours, many blessings for a meaningful Good Friday remembrance and a wonderful Easter celebration.
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