Some of the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
- Stop listening to pundits (The Big Picture). As we enter the financial silly season, a few things worth remembering about “year-end forecasts and all the rest of the usual unhelpful noise out there.”
- The ugly truth about market bubbles is that everyone loses (Bloomberg). The bears are always too early, the bulls stay too late.
- The age of financial misinformation (Of Dollars and Data). Especially today, you can’t believe everything you see.
- Contemplating retirement income? Start here (Morningstar). Some “non-portfolio” strategies to consider.
- The future of work is a 60-year career (The Atlantic). Especially for young people, it’s never been more important to manage your human capital.
- Series I savings bonds: End-of-year strategies to take advantage of the current high interest rate (Kitces). The purchase limit resets January first, so there’s still time to buy up to this year’s limit.
- Retirees in these 13 states play by different Social Security rules (USA Today). Here’s where state taxes on benefits are imposed on at least some retirees.
- Your work is worship — not a matter of personal convenience (Daily Citizen). “Christians are called to play by different rules of engagement.”
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