Retirement Investing Archive

COVID-19 & Retirement: What to Consider.

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There is a lot of stress and uncertainty surrounding the ever-present COVID-19 crisis. So many unknowns still surround coronavirus, many of which are forcing senior workers to reconsider their retirement date. For some, the very notion of returning to an… Continue reading

 

Day Trading Stock Is A Guaranteed Slaughter. So Why Do It?

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Every so many years, it seems, the stock market is flooded with mindless cash, an influx of inexperienced day traders looking for a quick buck and a thrill. It’s happening again. Consider the weird saga of Hertz, the long-respected car… Continue reading

 

How to Deal with a Scary Stock Market

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Best known for his napkin sketches baring sound financial advice, Carl Richards is a master of boiling a complex financial topic down to its simplest concept. This especially rings true for his take on the COVID-19 stock market via his… Continue reading

 

The Day Trading Pandemic

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Burt Malkiel, Princeton Professor Emeritus and Rebalance Investment Committee member, offers his take on another widespread economic hazard impacting Americans: day trading. Find out what Burt has to say about the risky hobby, and how to avoid the allure of… Continue reading

 

What Would Benjamin Graham Do? (Hint: Not Panic)

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What would Benjamin Graham do? That is likely a question Warren Buffett has echoed to himself throughout his vast career in investing. After all, it was Graham who acted as Buffett’s mentor and essentially provided the blueprint for his investment… Continue reading

 

The Importance of Funding Your Child’s 529 During Stock Market Unrest

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While we grapple with uncertain times and stock market volatility, Washington Post contributor Michelle Singletary advises that one thing remain steady: contributions to your child’s education fund. Find out the importance of regular 529 contributions, even during an uneasy economic… Continue reading

 

Stock Market Jitters? Breathe Calmly and Do This.

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Recent stock market turbulence is creating understandable turmoil and anxiety for investors. Famed New York Times columnist Ron Lieber imparts timely and sage advice by reminding investors to stay calm, ignore predictions and seek perspective. Freaked Out by the Stock Market?… Continue reading

 

A Valentine’s Day Gift That Keeps Giving — Spousal IRAs

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In this article for MarketWatch, Senior Director for Retirement and Investor Research at the Investment Company Institute Sarah Holden explores the benefits of a spousal IRA and reminds readers that it’s not too late to make the contribution count for… Continue reading

 

What Retirement Investors Should Know About the SECURE Act

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Congress at long last has taken action to offset the dismal retirement outlook for Americans, passing the SECURE Act with bipartisan support. There is a lot going on in the legislation (1,773 pages!), such as making it far easier for… Continue reading

 
    
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