It’s a busy week for those who follow the markets. Earlier this week we got the CPI readings for November, and today we have the last Fed meeting of 2022. The expectation is that the Fed will raise rates again, but lower the hike from 75 basis points to 50 basis points. We’ll have to wait and see what they actually do, and what the subsequent market reaction is.
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
- The market has certainly tested investors patience and overall strategy this year. Sarah writes about why investors need to weight not only their risk tolerance, but their risk perception as well. Sometimes following your gut isn’t the best thing to do.
- “How do I avoid or minimize taxes?” is one of the most popular questions we get from clients. While it’s always important to take taxes into account, everything gets taxed eventually. Tony writes about the different taxes in life and how some fall into the “good problem” category.
- From a financial point of view, getting married changes a lot of things for people. However, marriage may not be in the cards for every couple! This article talks about 3 unexpected financial pitfalls for unmarried couples.
- We’ve seen record-high inflation for pretty much the entirety of 2022. So that means your raise at work next year will coincide with the rate of inflation? Probably not! This post looks at why jobs here in the US don’t grow hand in hand with inflation.