We’ve made it to the end of the first quarter of 2022. Things have certainly turned around in the last 2-3 weeks, but overall it was a rocky quarter for plenty of investors. The good thing is, there’s still a long time left in the year! Let’s see what the spring has in store.
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘How to Balance Saving Money and Investing for the Future’ – Casey Mullooly – Mullooly Asset Management
- We are often asked “how do I balance saving money for short term goals while also putting money away for retirement?”. In this week’s blog post, we break down how to make that decision. And offer ideas on where to put short, medium and long term money.
‘Mediocrity is a Strategy’ – Tony Isola – A Teachable Moment
- In a lot of aspects in life, people try to be above average. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to be better than average, but when it comes to investing, mediocrity and average might be better than you think. Tony writes about why being an average investor is good.
‘How to Decide if You Should Rent or Buy a Home’ – Michelle Fox – CNBC
- Unfortunately, the market for rentals is almost just as hot as the market for buying a home right now. But that doesn’t mean the decision to rent or buy isn’t SUPER important. Michelle helps readers determine which is right for them.
‘Getting a Mortgage Gets a Little Easier’ – Orla McCaffrey – The Wall Street Journal
- The housing market has been going wild for a few years now, and with housing prices still high, rates rising, and applications stalling out, lenders are attempting to make the mortgage process a little easier for folks. Find out how in this post!