SBV Curated Content | A Weekly Update of Enlightening & Intriguing Information | April 6, 2022
Businesses, Stock Markets & the Economy
What the Labor Market Means For the Stock Market (Ben Carlson)
“I know everyone hates inflation and I get why that’s the case.
But it feels like people who are down on the economy because inflation is so high are missing the fact that the labor market is on fire.
The unemployment rate is basically back to pre-pandemic levels…”
Safer, Yet More Afraid Than Ever (Collaborative Fund)
“The fact is, the world is always facing challenges and sadly, tragedies. The trouble is that when people make forecasts based on snap judgements in the midst of extreme events, they forget that society is highly incentivized to solve these problems. The result is that these forecasts are almost always wrong.”
Your Finances & other Wealth Management links
Rent vs. Buying a home: Why We’re Financially Independent and Renting (The White Coat Investor)
Why it makes sense to take a test run before retiring. (evidenceinvestor.com)
Health insurance is only getting more complicated. (humbledollar.com)
Your Physical & Mental Well-being
Meditations for uncertain times (The New York Times)
“We asked the teachers of the Unplug app to create a week of five-minute meditations to help you cope with some of life’s challenges. You’ll find meditations that will calm your mind, transport you to a happier place and leave you feeling energized.
So take a moment for yourself, and get comfortable.”
Mental Health Providers Are Busier Than Ever. Here’s How to Find One. “Tips and tricks to get help now.” (The New York Times)