We’re back after a long weekend for the Easter holiday, and ready to get the week started with some great links! Be sure to check out the Mullooly Asset Management blog as well for more weekly uploads.
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘Is 2022’s Economy the 1970’s All Over Again?’ – Mullooly Asset Podcast
- There are a lot of comparisons being made between the current economy and the economy of the late 70’s and early 80’s. The guys discuss the similarities AND differences, while highlighting whether or not bonds still act as a diversifier and how to think about future bond returns.
‘How Series I Savings Bonds Work’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- When inflation is on the rise and yields are relatively low, as they are right now, Series I savings bonds tend to become more popular. But they might not work the way that you think. Ben breaks it down for you in this post if these bonds are something you’ve been considering.
‘Staying Put’ – Morgan Housel – Collaborative Fund
- Whether it’s in your professional career, personal life, investment portfolio, or anything in between – sometimes staying put is the best thing to do. Morgan writes about how staying put can benefit you in a number of ways.
‘Why It’s So Hard to Spend Money in Retirement’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- For so long people are told to SAVE SAVE SAVE! We are wired to put money away for retirement and plan for the future. However, eventually that “future” becomes the present and it’s time to spend what you’ve saved. Ben writes about why that’s so difficult for a lot of people.