Some of the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
- The stock market is not the economy (Morningstar). You can’t help but notice this truth on a day when unemployment hit the highest level since the Great Depression, and the stock market jumped.
- COVID-19 is pushing Americans into early retirement (Quartz). As we have cautioned many times in the past, it can be dangerous to assume you will be able to work as long as you’d like to.
- Big-name stocks are boasting huge yields right now. But here are the risks investors should consider (Money). Why an increasing dividend yield can be a sign of trouble ahead.
- Here’s what gold does when the federal government goes on a borrowing binge (MarketWatch). Of course, you don’t have to guess when to hold gold; DAA provides objective signals.
- Food banks are closing and losing their workforce because of the coronavirus (CNBC). One of the many types of charities in need of extra financial support right now.
And from the blogosphere…
- Playing the odds (Humble Dollar). A long-time investing writer on why stocks are still the best investment for the long run.
- Four investment lessons from the Covid crisis (Evidence-Based Investor). For the most part, these are reminders of timeless investment lessons.
- What have we learned here? (Collaborative Fund Blog). We should all be taking notes so we’ll remember what we learned through all of this.
- Unexpected retirement costs can be big (Squared Away). The high cost of health shocks in retirement.
- Warnings to the rich (She Reads Truth – h/t to Art Rainer). Some powerful, timeless thoughts on contentment and generosity.
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