Some of the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
- Is the stock market rooting for Trump or Biden? (NY Times). “The market cares less about who leads the free world than who leads the Fed.”
- Estate planning: 16 things to do before you die (Investopedia). A good, if uncomfortable, checklist.
- How to buy a Roth IRA when you make too much to qualify for one (Kiplinger). Following these complicated rules could be profitable.
- How big a drawdown can you survive? (The Reformed Broker). “Investing is about endurance and the ability to withstand large drawdowns from time to time without panicking.”
- It’s not entirely clear how the government will pay for Trump’s $200 Medicare cards (CNBC). Did you hear about the president’s plan to send cash cards to millions of seniors?
- Watch out for this potential tax bomb if you relocated in the pandemic (The Street). If you’ve been waiting out the pandemic by working from another state, you might be in for an unpleasant tax surprise.
- Half of retirees say they wish they’d budgeted more for this (Fox Business). The importance of planning for unexpected expenses.
- 6 financial decisions that could haunt you in retirement (AARP). From how much you save to how you invest, here's how to minimize your regrets.
- When a conservatorship goes terribly wrong (Next Avenue). If you’re considering having someone else watch out for an aging parent, be very careful.
- Collaborative giving 101: Are you called to this? (National Christian Foundation). “Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor” (Ecclesiastes 4:9). Indeed.
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