As we’re only a few weeks away from a presidential election, there has been a lot of speculation as to what might happen in the markets. Plenty of investors are trying to figure out what they should do with their holdings. In last week’s podcast, we discussed why the volatility surrounding this election is normal, and there may not be much to do at all!
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘Employers With Benefits’ – Maureen Wright – The Financial Fashion Planner
- Once a year there is an opportunity for employees to opt in, opt out, or switch healthcare plans offered by your employer. Maureen brings up a handful of other workplace benefits you may have access to, and questions to ask about them.
‘The Best Investing Books for Every Kind of Investor’ – Nick Maggiulli – Of Dollars and Data
- Whether you’re a beginner or more experienced, a stock picker or index investor, or a fundamental versus technical investor – there are plenty of books for you. Nick goes over a few great options for everyone.
‘Americans are ‘Panic Buying’ Life Insurance Due to Coronavirus’ – Greg Iacurci – CNBC
- In 2020, just over half of Americans reported having a life insurance policy. That percentage is down over the last few years, but this year there has been a spike recently due to the coronavirus.
‘Why are So Many Unprofitable Companies the Best Performing Stocks This Year?’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- You would expect a company that makes zero profit to not be the greatest company to buy stock in. Well this year, you’d be wrong. Ben writes about how unprofitable companies are performing so well.