The interesting thing about index funds, which is not discussed enough, is that when a stock or a sector posts dramatic gains, it can become an outsized part of the total index. Investors who buy the index are buying that stock or sector at very high valuations—which may nor may not end well. The chart … Continue reading “The Nifty Fifty and Overweight Tech Stocks”
The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up nearly every aspect of American life. To say it’s been a difficult time would be an understatement. However, difficult times may open doors to new possibilities. Businesses are changing their ways of operating, and individuals are exploring new avenues for investment. It may be time for Middle-Class Millionaires to … Continue reading “Roth IRA Conversion in the Era of COVID-19”
Montgomery County residents overall tend to be generous people, with the average person donating between three percent and five percent of his or her income to charitable causes each year. However, changes to federal tax law in 2017 that can make it less advantageous tax-wise to make charitable contributions were one factor that led to … Continue reading “Reap Tax Benefits From Giving with a Qualified Charitable Distribution”
When financial markets have a bad day, week, or month, discomforting headlines and data can quickly communicate a message to retirees and retirement savers alike: equity investments are risky things, and Wall Street is a risky place. This is some truth to this, but if you want to accumulate significant retirement savings or try and … Continue reading “Investing Means Enduring Some Risk”
Clark shares his thoughts on the recent market pullback, what’s causing the volatility, and how the investment community should respond.
Advice for the Middle Class Millionaire Clark shares his thoughts on target date funds.
Clark shares his thoughts on investing in the current concentrated stock market.