Started out as a beautiful Sunday here in the Chicago area for Mother’s Day, though it’s starting to look like rain. To all of the Mom’s out there I wish you a Happy Mother’s Day.
Here are some financial articles that I’ve read lately that you might find interesting and useful.
Jason Hull explains Why Soldiers Need Financial Help at Financial Planning online. A real eye-opener for me.
Glen Craig discusses Lifestyle Inflation: The Silent Killer of Your Finances? at Free From Broke. This is a real issue for many at all stages of their lives.
Robert Powell writes Retirement investing: Don’t go it alone at Market Watch. You may well need a financial advisor to help accumulate enough for retirement and to give yourself some financial peace of mind.
Christine Benz shares Concerned About Longevity: 4 Mistakes to Avoid at Morningstar.com.
Trading rules for the newly enthuasiastic retail trader provides a great discussion of renewed interest in the stock market at its current high levels and some rules new retail stock traders should keep in mind at Abnormal Returns.
3 generations face USA’s retirement crisis is discussed at USA Today.
Jason Zweig asks Just How Dumb Are Investors? in the context of variations in the returns of many individual investors compared to popular benchmarks like the S&P 500 at The Wall Street Journal.
Here is my latest for the US News Smarter Investor blog 3 Things to Know About Bond Funds. The environment for bond investors going forward will be challenging to say the least.
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I hope you enjoy some of these articles and have a great rest of your weekend.
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