It must be the middle of April because the Mets are in first place and have the best record in baseball. Check back with me after another 150 games, but as Michael Scott from The Office once said, “no doubt about it, I am ready to get hurt again”.
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘4 Reasons the Housing Market Won’t Crash’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- The housing market has been on fire for just about 2 years now, and people are starting to wonder if the “bubble” is about to burst. Ben writes in this post why he wouldn’t bet on a crash coming anytime soon.
‘Here’s How to Get the Most Money Towards College’ – Michelle Fox – CNBC
- From 1980 through 2019, the average cost of college has risen almost 170%! That is a LOT of money. This article talks about how you can secure the most amount of money to put towards your education.
‘Sentiment versus Spending’ – Barry Ritholtz – The Big Picture
- There are countless numbers of surveys each year on a massive number of topics. Barry writes about his preference to watch what people actually do versus what they say they will do. Spending trends paint a different picture from sentiment surveys.
‘The Myth of Consistent Outperformance’ – Joe Wiggins – Behavioural Investment
- If there were fund managers out there who could consistently outperform the market every year without fail, we would all be out of a job. Joe writes about the active fund industry, managers that outperform, and the randomness involved with all of it.