The stimulus plan and you. Another example of why it’s better to be lucky than good. Inflation is good for borrowers.[Read more…] about 3 interesting things I saw this week – March 18, 2021
Personal Finance 101
Be a short-term pessimist and a long-term optimist. Socialized home ownership. Stubborn scientists win sometimes.[Read more…] about 3 interesting things I saw this week – November 19, 2020
What to consider when making big purchases. If you’re reading this, you were born incredibly lucky. We shouldn’t let anyone named Hoover be President ever again.[Read more…] about 3 interesting things I saw this week – October 8, 2020
A new generation of gamblers discover the stock market. Millionaire “secrets”. PPP clarification.
[Read more…] about 3 interesting things I saw this week – June 11, 2020
What it takes to be wealthy. Doordash arbitrage. Help for the PPP loan forgiveness application.[Read more…] about 3 interesting things I saw this week – May 22, 2020
As mentioned in my Q2 Market Review piece, this market has been quiet…too quiet. Historically, the stock market averages 3 pullbacks of 5% per year with one of those going on to become a 10% correction. So when was the last time markets pulled back 5%. Remember the Brexit vote in June 2016? Yep, it’s been over 13 months. Even more impressive is that it’s been almost a year since we’ve seen even a 3% pullback, only the 2nd time since 1950 we’ve gone this long. The first was in 1995. (Source: LPL Research). [Read more…] about Market Drop? It’s About Time!
Thinking about taking out a mortgage or auto loan? Concerned about identity theft? Reviewing your credit report on a regular basis can help ensure you qualify for the best interest rate and that no one is taking out credit cards in your name. And if you are considering a loan, it would be good to know your credit score as well. Here are some of the best resources I’ve found to help research your credit. [Read more…] about Resources to Research Your Credit