It’s important to note that, while stock prices can be extraordinarily volatile (like recently), the intrinsic values of the underlying businesses are much less so.
Most people don’t spend enough time scrutinizing how much capacity for risk they have.
I wish I could predict the future, but even though my crystal ball has been in the shop several times, it still remains cloudy.
Personally, my top three career accomplishments have nothing to do with money.
The process-oriented coach or investor takes the action with the highest chance of success.
The average American won’t be successful in retirement because they happen to have a lot of money. Instead, the average American will be successful in retirement because he or she doesn’t need a lot of money.
Investors should expect more modest returns in 2022.
Investors consistently hurt themselves with wrong-footed attempts to “time the market” and by chasing past performance, when they would be far better off to “keep it simple, stupid,” or KISS.
Algorithms are cheap, don’t eat much and never get sick. However, as Zillow can attest, they can also kill you.
We all know certain people who, at their deepest core, are dependable. We trust these people, and we typically give them opportunities to help us accomplish what we need to accomplish.
COVID revealed the fragility of the global supply chain; when it’s broken, it’s all over the headlines. When you can’t get what you want, it’s all you think about.
Knowing when to get back in is significantly harder than knowing when to get out. This is why I choose to do nothing different.
Medicare coverage is complicated. For many, reviewing current plan coverage and making a change brings uncertainty and confusion.
There are at least four common uses for an annual net worth calculation. And depending on the purpose of your calculation, you might or might not decide you want to include your home equity.
As the calendar flips to October, investors will face various scary “ghosts and goblins,” including the collapse of one of China’s largest real estate developers (China Evergrande Group), the recurring brinksmanship over raising the debt ceiling to forestall a government default/shutdown, and the Federal Reserve’s removing pandemic-related emergency measures.
For instance, roughly seven of 10 pre-retirees plan to work for pay as a means for retirement, while in retirement. When in reality, the 2021 survey finds just over two in 10 retirees end up working for pay as a source of retirement income.
Identifying your money stories and messages is the first step to being able to change unhelpful thought patterns and move toward a healthier relationship with money.
Dear Pete, My husband and I realized we may have a weird little conundrum. We got into a zone in our early and mid-50s in which we lived frugally in order to secure a sustainable retirement. Now we’re retired, and we’re afraid we’re squandering some very active and healthy years due to the frugal habits […]
ARK Innovation was up a stunning 147.8% in 2020 (versus the S&P 500 total return of 18.4%), which led to Wood’s assets under management surging from less than $10 billion at the end of 2019 to almost $85 billion today.