I wanted to write something about the COVID-19 pandemic and how it’s affecting us, but until today, it’s been hard to find enough motivation + brain space to make that happen. Let’s see what I can put together on this incongruously sunny Sunday. The Current Situation As of this moment, more than 2,200 people in the United States and more than 33,000 people worldwide have died from the coronavirus. In the U.S., the shit really […]
I remember it like yesterday. 4PM. Saturday afternoon. March, 2019. The night before I had been transcribing a very long interview for an upcoming blog post. (my friday nights go off!) The screen on my MacBook had suddenly gone very dark, and despite turning it off and on, several times, it had failed to return […] The post What is an Emergency Fund, why you need one, and how to create one. appeared first on […]
“Early retirement?! In this economy? You must be insane! Interest rates are near 0%. The stock market has seen some of the quickest drops ever recently. Unemployment is through the roof. People are living longer than ever. Social Security is doomed. And you think your little pile of investments can last you from age 30 to 100?!” Our hometown of Tampa, Florida, the lightning capital of North America. Is a storm like this brewing for […]
In my recent post Taking Advantage of Mr. Bear, I described how this current decline offered me the opportunity to move from VTSAX (stocks) to VMMXX (cash) in my taxable account while simultaneously moving an equal amount of VBTLX (bonds) to VTSAX in my IRA. This had the effect of maintaining my stock & bond/cash asset… [Continue Reading] The post My move from VMMXX to VBTLX appeared first on jlcollinsnh.
The stock market outlook remains in a downtrend; no change in the ADX, price/volume, or Elliott Wave.