We’re back after the long Thanksgiving weekend ready to roll into the month of December and finish out 2022. You know who else is ready to roll into December? The New York Jets! It’s been a WHILE since the Jets have played meaningful games in December, and I am thrilled to have it happen this year.
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘Why Are There So Many Cheaters These Days?’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- The scandal with Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX has been making headlines for weeks, but it’s just another example of people cheating in today’s society. Ben takes a look at why there are so many today and how it relates to people who have cheated in the past.
‘The S&P 500 is Not the Economy’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- Sometimes it’s hard for people to differentiate what happens in the S&P 500 and its largest holdings with the rest of the economy. In this post, Ben breaks down why these massive tech companies don’t represent the economy as a whole.
‘3 Lesser Known Ways to Trim Your 2022 Tax Bill or Boost Your Refund Before Year-End’ – Kate Dore – CNBC
- If you thought it was too late to make any changes to your tax situation for 2022, think again! This post outlines a few ways to make some positive changes to your tax bill or refund for 2022.
‘Congress May Make it Easier to Set Aside Money for Emergency Expenses’ – Lorie Konish – CNBC
- A lack of emergency fund is a big problem financially for a lot of Americans. Congress may be adding some emergency saving proposals to the “Secure Act 2.0” that would make it easier to set aside money for emergencies.