Today is the last day of the second quarter for 2022. I think advisors and investors alike will join me in saying “GOOD RIDDANCE”. 2022 has been extremely challenging, and the only hope is that the next 6 months are better than the first 6 months.
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘2 Potential Retirement Changes Investors Should Be Aware Of’ – Casey Mullooly – Mullooly Asset Show
- In this week’s video, Casey discusses changes to retirement accounts that **could** happen in the near future. If you save for retirement in a 401(k) or IRA, you’ll want to get these potential changes on your radar.
‘Markets Head Towards Worst Start to a Year in Decades’ – Akane Otani – The Wall Street Journal
- We’re closing out the first half of 2022 and there really wasn’t any place to hide. Stocks, bonds, crypto, you name it – it’s down. This article talks about the state of the market over the first two quarters of 2022.
‘Three Things I Think I Think – The Fed Lost Some Money’ – Cullen Roche – Pragmatic Capitalism
- Back with another edition of “Three Things I Think I Think”, Cullen weighs in on a few pressing topics in the financial world. He discusses the Fed’s losses, real returns and bond losses, and where to point the finger when it comes to inflation.
‘Buy Now, Pay Later Refunds Can Be Tricky’ – Jessica Dickler – CNBC
- There were plenty of “buy now, pay later” transactions that took place during the pandemic. For as popular as they were then, they’re even less so now. This article discusses the “buy now, pay later” trend and how folks are finding it difficult to return those items.