Wednesday Reading List

ICYMI: Rereading Stuff – I don’t think I’m dying, but when it comes to what I’m reading lately I’m acting like it.

The Debt Ceiling Distraction

Our team explains the debt ceiling and why it’s just a distraction (mostly) to investors.

January CPI Report: What the Experts Are Saying About Inflation

Experts break down yesterday’s inflation report.

Valentine’s Day wasn’t always about love

Some say it began as a wild pagan festival. Others blame Chaucer. But who is Saint Valentine and why do we celebrate him?

Active Fixed Income Perspectives Q1 2023: From pain to gain

Bonds had a strong fourth quarter despite an awful year overall. Here’s Vanguard’s take on why they see a transition from pain to gain for bonds this year and how to invest in different fixed income areas to take advantage.

Investors’ Guide to Geopolitical Risk

Examination of recent geopolitical tensions (US-China, Ukraine-Russia, United Kingdom-European Union, Republicans-Democrats and more) and their potential impact on investors provides perspective on these developments, even if the risk is measured at “average.”

New Rules for IRA Distributions

The Secure Act 2.0 changed the IRA distribution rules. Here’s what you need to know.

The Best Fitness Trackers and Watches for Everyone

No matter what your needs are, there’s never been a better time to find a powerful, sophisticated tool that can help you optimize your workouts or jump-start your routine. 

Most couples are ‘financially incompatible,’ survey finds. Having a money talk could help — no matter how long you’ve been together

A new survey finds that 64% of couples admit to being “financially incompatible” with their partners, with different philosophies about spending, saving, and investing their money. Unfortunately, this friction can lead some to commit so-called financial infidelity, hiding purchases from their partner.

If ESG is Considered Green – Why is There So Much Gray?

ESG investing has come under fire in some circles. Taking a nuanced view of the issue is important for those who care.

ChatGPT Articles

Three articles about ChatGPT to catch you up. The first is a primer. The second is Scott Galloway on why we shouldn’t be concerned about jobs from artificial intelligence. The third is Andrew Yang on why we should be.

All you need to know about ChatGPT, the A.I. chatbot that’s got the world talking and tech giants clashing

Luddites and AI

ChatGPT and Reality

Netflix Recommendation

The GameStop short squeeze that was intended to be folks striking back at the big players turned into a crazy story of quick riches, people going bust, Congressional investigations, and concerns about a rigged system.