Hitting Refresh

Jonathan Clements  |  January 1, 2018

WHERE DO WE STAND? That question is tackled at the beginning of almost every chapter of HumbleDollar’s online money guide—and I spent much of the past week updating the various statistics involved.

Check out the latest numbers from the worlds of borrowing, real estate and investing, including stock and bond market valuations. I’ve also updated the money guide’s sections on taxes and giving—the latter covers estate planning and charitable gifts—to reflect the new tax law. One major implication of the new tax law: Paying down debt is more attractive than ever, a topic I discussed in a recent blog.

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