Market Volatility Makes “Obvious” Investing Hard To Do
Investment wisdom like “buy low, sell high” seems obvious. But market volatility makes it hard to achieve, tempting us to instead chase trends (buy high) and flee frights (sell low). For wiser, simpler investing, here are two insights to keep in mind about market volatility.
The Triple Power of Auto-Investing
Do you auto-invest? Auto-investing is having a set, recurring amount of money taken out of your salary or savings, and automatically invested for you. For example, you are auto-investing if you are having a set amount deducted from each paycheck and invested in your company retirement plan. Or you may have set up an automatic transfer from your checking account into an IRA, brokerage account, or 529 college saving plan.
The SECURE Act: The Biggest Change to Retirement Plans in 13 Years
Now that the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act has been signed into law, you may be wondering what this sweeping legislation – arguably the most expansive update since the 2006