Wednesday Reading List

Fear has a far greater grasp on human action than the impressive weight of historical evidence.

Jeremy Siegel

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Open Enrollment Tips to Maximize Benefits – Your work benefits can be your strongest option for many financial services important to you and your family. Make sure you’re taking advantage.

Latest from the Heritage Financial team

Massachusetts Tax Relief Bill Becomes Law

Are You Overpaying ‘Uncle Sam’?

How Likely Are Market Crashes? by Morningstar

What investors can do to identify warning signs and address the associated risks.

As more colleges are promising high schoolers guaranteed admission, ‘everybody wins,’ expert says by CNBC

The population of college students is shrinking, although it still remains an excellent investment.

Q3 Bond Market Meltdown: Why and What’s Next? by Charles Schwab Asset Management

As the Federal Reserve signals it will keep interest rates higher for longer, the market appears to be reflecting the uncertainty about the path of policy going forward.

Why don’t you just sell all your stocks and buy ETFs, you’ll probably have better performance? by Investment Talk

Why people pick stocks and why they shouldn’t.

How to Figure Out if Moderate Drinking Is Too Risky for You by Scientific American

New research shows any alcohol can harm your body, but the increased risk may not be huge.

September 2023 jobs report: 336,000 jobs added by J.P. Morgan

The U.S. economy added 336,000 jobs in September 2023, marking an acceleration in labor market growth. See the details and potential market implications of the latest jobs report.

Investing Is a Science, an Art, and a Practice by Dimensional Fund Advisors

A well-established set of investment beliefs.

Podcast Recommendation

Cryptocurrency and the FTX Empire Masters in Business

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks to Michael Lewis, whose latest book is “Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon,” on FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried. He takes readers into the mind of Bankman-Fried, whose rise and fall offers an education in high-frequency trading, cryptocurrencies, philanthropy, bankruptcy and the justice system.

Book Recommendation

The Fraud: A Novel by Zadie Smith

From acclaimed and bestselling novelist Zadie Smith, a kaleidoscopic work of historical fiction set against the legal trial that divided Victorian England, about who gets to tell their story—and who gets to be believed