Remember what I wrote yesterday? About the market trying to stop the selling pressure? GOOD ONE, Tim! That just goes to show you how fast things can change in today’s market environment. We’re wrapping up the second quarter of 2022, let’s see what Q3 has in store!
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘How to Start Planning For Retirement’ – Casey Mullooly – Mullooly Asset Management
- Overwhelmed with that BIG RETIREMENT DECISION? Can I? Or can’t I? Continue working? Or stop? If you want to start planning for retirement but don’t know where to begin, this week’s blog post is for you!
‘Has the Consumer Ever Been More Prepared for a Recession?’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- If we are indeed heading into a recession (or already there), the consumer here in the US seems ready to go. Sentiment hasn’t been this low since the 1950’s, and Ben explains why people today seem prepared.
‘Self-Inflicted’ – Jonathan Clements – Humble Dollar
- Jonathan is on the verge of turning 59 1/2, which is a rather large milestone when it comes to retirement planning. It prompted him to consider some “self-inflicted” taxes in the form of a Roth conversion. While you don’t need to be 59 1/2 to do one, there are some valuable benefits.
‘3 Ways to Deal With Inflation, Rising Rates, and Your Credit’ – Sharon Epperson – CNBC
- The longer inflation remains at elevated levels, the more it’s going to factor in to the every day financial decisions of Americans. This post outlines a few ways to deal with inflation, rising rates, and credit.