Labor Day is right around the corner and, if you’ve been off enjoying your summer, now may be the time to sit down and look at your finances again. We’re heading into the home stretch of 2021, so it’s important to see how your year has been and even start to get ready for 2022!
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘Inflation vs. Wages’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- Companies are now starting to get to the point where they have no choice but to offer higher wages. Ben writes about the current state of inflation and wages in America, and what it means for the economy.
‘Is the Stock Market Overvalued?’ – Mullooly Asset Podcast
- In this week’s episode, the guys discuss a popular stock market valuation metric, the forward price to earnings ratio. We first explain what the ratio is, what it measures, and how it’s used. On a high level, it tells us how a company, or in this case the S&P 500 index, is valued.
‘Time in the Market, Not Timing Markets’ – Mullooly Asset Show
- In episode 259 of the Mullooly Asset Show, Tom puts numbers behind the phrase “it’s about time in the markets, not timing the markets”. He illustrates how missing even just a handful of days over twenty years can significantly impact your returns.
‘New Investors Break Traditional Mold When Investing’ – Michelle Fox – CNBC
- The market has welcomed millions of new investors over the last 18 months. However, these new investors aren’t doing things the way the older investors have. This article talks about how the new investors are breaking the mold.