Today is the final day of Summer 2021. Take a second to reflect on the last couple of months. Did it live up to your personal, emotional, or financial expectations? If not, why? Can you build upon things to make up for it during Fall 2021?
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘This Ain’t It’ – Michael Batnick – The Irrelevant Investor
- The headlines about Evergrand and the Chinese real estate market were all the rage yesterday and over the weekend. However, Michael writes about why this isn’t a real market sell-off.
‘Some Thoughts on Investing (and Life)’ – The Undercover Fund Manager
- There is plenty of overlap between financial truths and personal life truths. This post takes a look at some thoughts that apply to the investing world, but also have more to do with knowing your own self.
‘Often Overlooked’ – Adam Grossman – Humble Dollar
- What is the right amount for a retiree to pull from their accounts each year? Do you use the 4% rule? In this article, Adam addresses a few areas of retirement planning that often go overlooked by personal finance pundits.
‘3 Key Differences Between a Roth 401(k) and a Roth IRA’ – Greg Iacurci – CNBC
- Unfortunately for a lot of everyday people, lots of financial terminology sounds similar and can be confusing. This article takes a look at 3 key differences between similar sounding accounts: Roth 401(k) and Roth IRA.