As of tomorrow, we will officially be two full weeks away from Christmas day. Have you gotten your holiday shopping done yet? If not, here is a reminder to go get it done over the weekend! Waiting until the last minute is never a good idea, trust me. Enjoy the weekend!
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
- Mutual fund investors should be on the lookout for capital gains distributions in their accounts before the end of the year. Tune it to this week’s video to see how we typically deal with capital gains distributions and whether or not you’ll be affected.
- Your year-end to do list is hopefully being slowly checked off. Don’t forget to make ‘check on my retirement portfolio’ one of those items. This article lists a few ways to make smart moves before the end of the year.
- In November, we saw consumer prices rise by almost a full percent, and that number is up almost 7% from last year. This article talks about inflation, the record we just hit, and what it means moving forward.
- The pandemic has certainly had an effect on savers. This article discusses how COVID has impacted saving for retirement, and how less people are opting for retirement savings to keep more money in their pocket for expenses today.