Happy Tax Day! Is “happy” the right word? Anyway, today is Tax Day 2023 so hopefully you have filed your 2022 tax returns or at least filed for an extension. If not, this is your reminder to get it done!
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘Rich vs. Wealthy: A Comprehensive Guide to Different Financial Lifestyles’ – Nick Maggiulli – Of Dollars and Data
- Rich and wealthy – they mean the same thing, don’t they? Not quite. In this post, Nick defines what both terms mean, and the differences between the two when it comes to differing lifestyles.
‘Would You Rather Outperform During Bull Markets or Bear Markets?’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- When measuring performance, in almost all aspects of life, it’s relative. When it comes to investments, it’s relative to how other investments are doing in the same environment. Ben breaks down outperformance in a bull market vs a bear market in this post.
‘There’s Another April 18th Tax Deadline That Many Forget About’ – Kate Dore – CNBC
- Like I said before, today is Tax Day! That means if you owe money to the IRS for your 2022 tax return, it’s due today. However, there’s ANOTHER deadline today as well. Kate outlines the other important deadline to keep in mind today.
‘Why You Shouldn’t Bail Out of International Stocks’ – Dr. James M. Dahle – The White Coat Investor
- The US market makes up well over half the stocks in the entire world market. So why own anything other than US stocks? This post makes the case for international stocks and why you shouldn’t sell out of them if you already own them.