And just like that Labor Day weekend is behind us! Back to school go the kids and the teachers, and a return from summer life for everybody else. Time to kick things into gear to finish out 2022.
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘Watch What Investors Do, Not What They Say’ – Mullooly Asset Podcast
- In this week’s podcast, Tim and Brendan begin by discussing how investors reacted to the Fed’s comments last week. The conversation turns into a discussion about who is actually making changes to their retirement investments this year.
‘Savers of the World Rejoice – Yield is Back’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- For a few years now with rates near zero, leaving money in savings accounts didn’t earn you anything. And while yields are still relatively low, they have started to climb higher. Ben outlines the moves in yields in this post.
‘How to Get More Time?’ – Nick Maggiulli – Of Dollars and Data
- When it comes to “making up for lost time”, a lot of folks in the financial industry would point towards finding higher returns from your investments. However, Nick uses this post to write about how we can earn more time through things such as exercise and keeping ourselves physically healthy.
‘How to Deal When You’re Stressed Out About Credit Card Debt’ – Andrew Osterland – CNBC
- US credit card balances were at a pretty high level during the first quarter of this year. While there are a couple of interesting short-term options to help with your debt, this article outlines a long-term solution to debt problems.