Our latest picks for the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
- That flawless predictor of recession and a bear market is wrong this time (MarketWatch). Are things different this time? Here’s why one veteran market watcher thinks so.
- Fed could avert an inverted yield curve. But it won’t. (Bloomberg). A deeper dive into a recession-watcher’s favorite economic indicator.
- Why Social Security isn’t going broke (CBS Money Watch). In an earlier Roundup, we highlighted the most recent scary report about the health of Social Security. Despite this article’s more optimistic headline, there’s still reason to be concerned.
- Countdown to retirement: A five-year plan (NY Times). For those getting close to retirement.
- One big retirement lie… and what you need to know about it (Forbes). What if you retire to a higher tax rate?
And from the blogosphere…
- Immeasurably important (Collaborative Fund). Why spreadsheets and statistics will only get you so far.
- Beware of hidden taxes in retirement (Nerd Wallet). If you’re getting close to retirement age, how well do you understand the taxes you’ll face?
- The money gods’ price for achieving high returns (The Fat Pitch). Good, long post on the importance of avoiding “a [stock market] exit ramp to a dead end street.”
- Raising well-adjusted heirs to carry your legacy forward (Stewardship Legacy). Good advice that goes well beyond the finance arena.
- The peak and the end (Of Dollars and Data). In the journey of an investor, certain moments matter more than others.
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