If you’re looking for things to do while stuck at home, it might not be the MOST fun, but now is a great opportunity to track down all of your finances and really figure out where your money is going.
Especially if your job is being scaled back, or cut completely. Figure out what expenses are and which are absolutely essential.
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘Should You Buy Stocks Now?’ – Nick Maggiulli – Of Dollars and Data
- Advisors everywhere have been getting this question, so Nick dove into the stats behind market drops, the volatility index, and future returns from past declines.
‘How to Manage Your Student Loans in the Coronavirus Crisis’ – Adam S. Minsky – Forbes
- With many people finding themselves in financial trouble due to the virus, this article suggests a few ways to manage your student debt if needed.
‘It Takes a Village’ – Michael Batnick – The Irrelevant Investor
- It’s easy to get caught up in your investments dropping, but Michael reminds us that 50% of the population doesn’t own stocks and have much more serious financial problems.
‘When All News is Bad News’ – Charlie Bilello – Compound Advisors
- There are times when all news is good news, but as Charlie writes we are in a time where even seemingly GOOD news is being priced in as bad news.