Well, we’ve made it to the week of Christmas here in 2022 and (as of right now) it doesn’t appear that the Santa Claus rally is going to take place. We do have some great links for you today, though. Enjoy!
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘The Biggest Obstacles in Retirement’ – Mullooly Asset Show
- In this week’s video, Tom covers what individuals think are the biggest obstacles in retirement vs. what advisors think they are. Spoiler alert… there’s a BIG disconnect! He stresses the importance of advisors and clients being on the same page and speaking the same language.
‘Demographics vs. the Stock Market’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- As generations age and get to different stages of life, how does that impact the market? And with a generation as large as the baby boomers, will this time be different? Ben takes a look at the market and different demographics in this post!
‘Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who Knew That Stocks Would Fall?’ – Jason Zweig – The Wall Street Journal
- As Jason outlines, two of the most painful words can be “if only”. This post looks back at what people were expecting in the stock market when the year began and what actually happened.
‘How Long Will it Take Inflation to Hit the Fed’s 2% Target?’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- Over the last few months, we’ve seen inflation numbers start to head in the right direction even if it’s taking longer than people would like. But how long should we expect it to be before those numbers get back down to the Fed’s target rate?