Tim’s Top Links – 7/1/19

We’ve made it to July, or as Mets fans know it: Bobby Bonilla Day.

Today is the infamous day the Mets make their million dollar yearly installment to Bobby Bonilla.

Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:

‘Should Capital Gains be Tied to Inflation?’ – Mullooly Asset Show

  • Capital gains taxes have NOT been tied to inflation, but that idea is being kicked around Washington.  Tom breaks down what that would mean for investors in Ep. 146 of the show.

‘On the Benefits of Being Average’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense

  • People used to scoff at index funds and being “average”, but holding those index funds over the years has actually given investors above average results.

‘Incorrect Comparisons’ – Rockie Zeigler – The Anxious Advisor

  • Picking the right benchmark to compare your investments to matters.  Rockie digs into this issue in his latest blog post.

‘4,000-to-1 Long Shot’ – Ryan Krueger

  • There are a lot of benefits to having a plan, but the biggest might be knowing what NOT to worry about.  Ryan breaks it down in his latest post.

ENJOY!

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