Halfway through the month of March already, but we’re still experiencing the same volatile swings in the market from earlier this year and pretty much all of last year. Stretches like this stress the importance of having a long-term investment strategy with the proper allocation set up, so you know you can ride out volatile times.
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘8 Questions on the Banking Panic of 2023’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- Over the last few days we’ve seen cracks in the banking system. Plenty of people have LOTS of questions about what’s going on, but Ben boils it down to eight questions and weighs in!
‘Concentration is Not Your Friend’ – Nick Maggiulli – Of Dollars and Data
- Nick opens the post with a common saying – concentrate your assets to get rich, diversify to stay rich. While this has worked for people in the past, Nick writes about the dangers of asset concentration as well.
‘84% of Recent First Time Home Sellers Have Regrets’ – Lorie Konish – CNBC
- Buying and selling a home can be one of the most important processes in a person’s life, and certainly one of the most expensive. This article outlines how so many first-time home sellers make mistakes. Find out how to avoid them!
‘5 Common Tax Myths to Know Before Filing Your Return’ – Sharon Epperson – CNBC
- You’ve got just about a month to go before the tax filing deadline, and hopefully the process has at least been started by now! But before you file, make sure you check out this article and avoid potentially costly mistakes.