Mickey Kim: Don’t be spooked by fears of another ‘taper tantrum’

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.

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Pete the Planner: Loosen purse strings for experiences, not stuff

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 […]

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