Some of the best recent investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
- Financial planning boosts confidence (Think Advisor). If you haven’t signed up for MoneyGuidePro® yet, you’ll find the link to do so in this article.
- How older workers and retirees can stop worrying about falling stocks (CBS Money Watch). A little perspective — and the right strategy — can help.
- Your 2019 financial to-do list (Morningstar). If you like to-do lists, this will give you some good ideas for the entire year.
- This job challenge should scare older workers (CNBC). For those age 50 and older, this isn’t a time to coast; it’s a time to focus on your health and your job skills.
- 5 ways charitable giving is likely to change in 2019 (Time). Is the new tax code prompting any changes in how you give?
And from the blogosphere…
- Can more information lead to worse investment decisions? (Behavioural Investment). More information is not necessarily helpful.
- Updating my favorite performance chart for 2018 (A Wealth of Common Sense). The perils of trying to predict the market, and the benefit of diversification, all in one chart.
- Don’t choose fear as your financial advisor (A Teachable Moment). “Being scared when stocks plunge 8% in a week is normal and forgivable; abandoning them for the long term is not.”
- Things I’m pretty sure about (Collaborative Fund). The latest musings from Morgan Housel.
- Slash your prescription drug costs by 75% or more (Considerable). There’s an app for that.
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