Article library & oldies but goodies

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Outside/additional reading for improved financial literacy and awareness

Want a bigger 401k? GAO study keys: Participate, save enough, no loans, don’t take money early, use spending rule. https://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-16-408

Why is it so hard to save? Research focused on two main behavioral causes, a lack of willpower and inertia, suggests that getting nudges designed to make saving far easier can make a difference. Making it easy for yourself to do the right thing (in this case, save more money) is often the best way to help yourself reach your goals. https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-secret-to-getting-workers-to-save-more-for-retirement-1512961920

 

Oldies but goodies (select past blogposts)

Investor psychology – The parallels of the bumpy 2011 market, Greek financial crisis, and parenting

Danger and opportunity are often intertwined – How to think about the 2008 Global Financial Crisis

That’s one mean reversion! – Statistics suggest that Global Financial Crisis market returns will be followed by strong returns