Jonathan Clements | May 4, 2021
WHAT CAUGHT YOUR attention last month? Here are the seven most popular articles that we published in April:
- “You need a mix of stocks, bonds and other asset classes that aren’t tightly correlated,” writes Adam Grossman. “As you think about the risk posed by today’s stock prices, this is, I think, the most important thing.”
- Mike Drak says there are three types of retiree. “What type are you?” he asks. “If you can answer that question, you’ve taken a crucial step toward a happier retirement.”
- Inflation. Divorce. Taxes. Investment costs. Reckless investing. John Goodell looks at the mathematics of financial misfortune. It isn’t pretty.
- “I was watching TV and heard a teaser for that evening’s nightly news that went something like: ‘Local financial advisor scams gold investors’,” recalls Mike Flack. “I almost crapped my pants.”
- Jim and Jiab Wasserman moved back to Texas after three years in Spain. Their goal: Buy a car, furniture and all the other possessions that make life possible—and spend no more than $10,000.
- Has this year’s financial market turmoil left you feeling uncertain? Dennis Friedman offers nine pointers.
- Meet HumbleDollar’s new sister site, BraggingBucks.com, designed for investors who can’t quite shake that hankering for market-beating returns.
Meanwhile, the two best-read newsletters were Risk Less Make More and Hanging Tough. What about our Voices section? In April, the most popular questions asked which everyday purchases do people consider a bargain, and what percentage of a stock portfolio should be invested abroad.
Jonathan Clements is the founder and editor of HumbleDollar. Follow him on Twitter and on Facebook, and check out his earlier articles.
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