Back to it after the long holiday weekend! We have some great links for you today to get back into the swing of things with Spring coming in full force here in New Jersey this week. Let’s make it a great week!
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘The Ultimate Guide to Investing in International Stocks: Risks, Rewards, and Strategies’ – Nick Maggiulli – Of Dollars and Data
- When we talk about the stock market, a lot of folks here in America think strictly about US stocks. However, the US stock market makes up about 58% of the total market. Nick breaks down the international markets in a few different ways in this post.
‘Worry About the Right Things’ – Michael Batnick – The Irrelevant Investor
- Worrying is inevitable. However, trying to worry about the right things can make life a lot more manageable. This post talks about a friend of Michael’s who started focusing on the wrong things in his financial life and his quality of life is suffering.
‘The Ultimate Level of Wealth’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- Ben starts out this post sharing the three different levels of wealth outlined by Stewart Butterfield in a recent interview. He then discusses the state of vacationing around the country and how it’s changed pre and post COVID.
‘There is No Index Fund for the Housing Market’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- The amount of people in the US that own stocks in some capacity has grown significantly over time thanks to technology, index funds, ETFs, and more. However, there’s no such thing as an index fund for the housing market as Ben writes.