Volatility has definitely not subsided in the markets, but if you take a look at what the market has done over the last few weeks it really hasn’t moved all that much in the aggregate. At what point can we determine a bottom? Nobody knows, but only time will tell.
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘Why You Might Want to Retire Soon if You Have a Pension’ – Nick Maggiulli – Of Dollars and Data
- As Nick writes, there are a couple decisions to make when you have a pension. In this post, he illustrates why the recent rise in interest rates presents a rare opportunity for some folks with a pension decision looming.
‘Your Personal Inflation Rate Varies By Where You Live’ – Sarah O’Brien – CNBC
- Every month we’ve been seeing the headline CPI number that gives a reading on inflation as a whole. The only problem is that that inflation reading includes things that may not apply to you specifically. This article discusses your personal inflation rate and how it changes.
‘How to Navigate the Great Wealth Transfer According to Top Advisors’ – Jessica Dickler – CNBC
- You may have heard the saying before that when you pass away you can’t take your money with you. This article talks about the transfer of wealth coming between the generations and how to handle it.
‘There Will be Drawdowns’ – Charlie Bilello – Compound Advisors
- The S&P 500 has experienced its first drawdown of more than 20% since 2007-2009. Charlie writes about how predicting market bottoms and cycles is a fickle game, but the only certain prediction is that there WILL be drawdowns along the way.