Heading into another weekend here with a new edition of Top Links! We have some good stuff for you to check out today, and a new episode of the Mullooly Asset Podcast is set to drop any minute. Click HERE to listen when it does!
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘Is Owning Stocks a Risky Way to Invest?’ – Mullooly Asset Show
- Everyone thinks that owning stocks is a risky way to invest. But have you ever considered what makes it so risky? In this week’s video, Tom compares the benefits of investing in stocks vs. the risks.
‘Should Young People Save Less and Spend More?’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- After getting a question about a paper suggesting young people should NOT save money until later on life in, Ben breaks down his thoughts on the matter. What kind of balance should young people find between saving and spending now?
‘Riskless at Age 104’ – William Bernstein – Advisor Perspectives
- William begins by stating that he recently purchased some 30-year TIPS that will mature when he is 104 years old. He breaks down the different nature of TIPS and T-Bills and the timing of risk involved with each.
‘Retirement Savings vs Emergency Fund: How to Prioritize’ – Kate Dore – CNBC
- If your budget is tight, it might be a difficult decision to save money for an emergency vs putting that money away for retirement. This article helps you walk through the thought process of figuring out which is a higher priority.