Here’s what I’ve been reading this past week or so.
This week, I’ve been reading about the proposed tax changes with the recently released draft of tax legislation from the House Ways and Means Committee. Nothing has been passed, but there are potential impacts for all taxpayers, especially high-income earners, to be aware of should some of the proposals make their way through.
Important to remember. The economy and stock market measure different things and grow/recede at different rates.
In this book, 25 financial experts (Chief Investment Officers, venture capitalists, financial advisors) share how they invest their own money. The common theme for the chapters I have read so far is having purpose for their money.
Carl Richard’s illustrated each expert’s chapter. Below is Bob Seawright’s illustration.
This article gives you a good place to start.
Light-hearted article with some good tips! My favorite was #45 “If you’re under 90, try things.”
Last week I went down the dark hole of light fixtures for our house remodel. I seriously think I have seen every light fixture known to man at this point. Who knew there were so many #$%$ lights??? When you pick one light fixture, it effects all of your other light choices. ? It reminded me of how a financial plan works (because I am a nerd…) When you make choices in one part of your plan, other parts may need to be adjusted. It’s a dynamic process in which all the pieces have to fit.
Unfortunately, there wasn’t an Excel spreadsheet to help me with picking light fixtures! And as with most things I don’t understand, I went researching for the answer. Perhaps a little obsessively. Perhaps. Thank goodness I have amazing interior designers guiding me!
I loved the title so much that I had to take a peek! And as a person who is never sure where the line between a supportive friend and a suffocating one is, I was curious about the recommendations. Surely, GP will know the answer! Imagine the letdown when I spotted the $185 singing bowl. Not sure what exactly a singing bowl is. But what gift tells a dear friend that you love them, you are there for them, while your heart is also breaking for them? Maybe the singing bowl…