As it’s gone for pretty much the entire year so far, the inflation number for August was released and the market swung violently. With inflation at this high of a level, and the main goal of the Fed to lower inflation, this trend is probably going to continue for a while as we need to see proof of inflation cooling off.
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘How to Use a Health Savings Account’ – Casey Mullooly – Mullooly Asset Management
- Unexpected health care spending is one of the biggest financial risks we face. Saving money into a health savings account is a tax-efficient way to help protect against this risk. An HSA is an under-the-radar way to save/invest for your future!
‘Should You Invest More After the Market Declines?’ – Nick Maggiulli – Of Dollars and Data
- A popular question for some investors is to ask if it’s smart to add MORE money to your investments after the market falls. In this post, Nick breaks down that question and whether it’s smart or not, or if to leave your normal contributions the way they are.
‘Are Bond Investors Making a Mistake By Bailing Out?’ – Amy C. Arnott – Morningstar
- 2022 has been a rough year for the bond market. There is no way around that. But if investors are bailing out of their bond investments now, are they making a big mistake? This article answers that question.
‘How to Financially Plan For a Disabled Loved Ones Future Care’ – Sharon Epperson, Stephanie Dhue – CNBC
- Planning for the future care of a loved one is difficult enough on its own, but add in a disability and things get even more tricky. This article addresses ways to plan for this situation down the road.