ICYMI: Summer Reading List – This summer reading list has books I enjoyed this year that I hope you like as well. It has four fiction and four non-fiction recommendations, plus links to other reading articles and resources for you.
Our team’s latest has great advice on spotting the right advisor.
The week started with a decent stock market pullback ostensibly because of concerns about the delta Covid variant. The Schwab team takes a thorough and detailed look at the market.
Schwab Market Perspective: Will the Economy Turn? by Liz Ann Sonders, Jeffrey Kleintop, and Kathy Jones
Worried? Check out Protecting Your Portfolio From The News.
The well respected firm was hit with some recent fines. Another reminder why a lot of us focus on the fiduciary standard. For more about why – HERE.
TIAA is Accused of Misleading Retirement Investors by The New York Times
More about the potential real estate market turning point.
Wondering if you should sell? Check out Should You Sell Your Home?
I went to look at used cars the other day and the dealer recommended I wait around nine months. Here’s why.
The Car Market Is Insane. It Might Stay That Way for a While. by Jordan Weissmann
I definitely gained weight early during the pandemic, but this surprised me. The average weight gain by those who gained unwanted pounds during the pandemic was 29 pounds.
I didn’t read The Atlantic pre-Covid, but for the last year and a half I thought their coverage was worth checking out. Sad to see them struggling, but a common media story.
I always enjoyed Anthony Bourdain’s content and his life perspective and looking forward to this documentary.
Some will think this is obvious and some will think it’s news bias they don’t want to hear. I found it informative.
Delta Is Driving a Wedge Through Missouri by Ed Yong
A sequel of sorts to his earlier book on Amazon it looks at the years that took Amazon from an occasionally profitable company to a behemoth.
Here’s a great podcast with the author.