We’re back with a new week of Top Links! Last week, we published a great episode of the Mullooly Asset Show that is especially pertinent here in the last few days of tax time. Be sure to check it out here!
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘Lucky in Life’ – Michael Batnick – The Irrelevant Investor
- Every person you know has had their share of both good luck and bad luck. Michael writes about how successful people end up finding good luck numerous times along the way. He shares his own personal journey of landing in the right place at the right time.
‘Short-Term & Long-Term Inflations Trends’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- Inflation isn’t something that goes away completely. It can get back to historically normal levels, but inflation is always around. Ben looks at the inflationary environment we’re currently in, and how it’s not as bad as some people may seem to think.
‘What’s Your Answer?’ – Jonathan Clements – Humble Dollar
- Jonathan uses this post to highlight some great answers to questions provided by comments on previous Humble Dollar posts. While some comment sections of other topics can be unhelpful, these responses have gathered some worthwhile information.
‘74% Say They Can’t Count on Social Security in Retirement Planning’ – Lorie Konish – CNBC
- While the headlines may seem negative, betting against Social Security or unnecessarily claiming early still seems like the wrong move. This article talks about mistakes to avoid when considering Social Security benefits in retirement.