If there was one good thing (really ONLY one) from the MLB lockout, it’s that MLB free agency, NFL free agency, and March Madness are ALL happening at the same time. If you’re a sports fan, this is overload for you! If you’re not a sports fan, you can still enjoy these awesome links anyway!
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
- Making drastic tax planning changes during tax season is a recipe for frustration. Accountants can’t change what has already happened! Give them time to understand what you want to accomplish. And give yourself time to implement their recommendations in 2022.
- Inflation is at levels we haven’t seen in decades. The Fed is set to raise interest rates, likely this afternoon, for the first time in years. The hope is raising rates will help keep inflation at bay, but this article looks at why that’s the case. If you’re curious, check it out.
- If picking stocks successfully over the long-term was easy, everybody would be doing it. This article looks at how active stock-picking mutual funds lagged behind the overall market again last year.
- It’s pretty wild to think the market drop of 2020 was TWO years ago now, but here we are! This article looks at some lessons investors learned the hard way back in 2020 that still hold true in today’s market environment.