Have you considered cognitive decline in your planning?

Investors tend to underestimate the risk of cognitive decline and may not plan accordingly, according to Vanguard research. Anthony Smithwww.heartlandmermaid.com

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Coming soon: Vanguard Core-Plus Bond Fund

Vanguard Core-Plus Bond Fund aims to outperform the bond market and provide broad diversification to help reduce portfolio volatility.Did you miss our previous article… https://www.heartlandmermaid.com/?p=527 Anthony Smithwww.heartlandmermaid.com

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The potency of commodities as an inflation hedge

New Vanguard research shows that no asset class provides a hedge against unexpected inflation like commodities.Did you miss our previous article… https://www.heartlandmermaid.com/?p=512 Anthony Smithwww.heartlandmermaid.com

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This is why you don’t run off and join the circus

Today’s mini-panic over the new variant of COVID has been rocking the markets all morning, around the world. Stocks are lower for the most part, as the Vix has spiked

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See you in September: Critical labor market test ahead

Labor market dynamics in the months ahead will say a lot about the strength of the U.S. economic recovery.Did you miss our previous article… https://www.heartlandmermaid.com/?p=503 Anthony Smithwww.heartlandmermaid.com

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Invest or save for education? Do both!

Learn how to balance multiple financial goals, including saving for education.Did you miss our previous article… https://www.heartlandmermaid.com/?p=497 Anthony Smithwww.heartlandmermaid.com

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A midyear update to our 2021 economic outlook

This video highlights our views on global economies and how they’ve changed since the start of 2021.Did you miss our previous article… https://www.heartlandmermaid.com/?p=494 Anthony Smithwww.heartlandmermaid.com

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Simple strategies for reducing inflation risk

Learn more about inflation and how to create a strategy for your portfolio, so you can meet your retirement income and spending goals.Did you miss our previous article… https://www.heartlandmermaid.com/?p=471 Anthony

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Fueling the FIRE movement: Updating the 4% rule for early retirees

With updates based on Vanguard’s principles of investing success, the 4% rule can help FIRE investors achieve success in retirement.Did you miss our previous article… https://www.heartlandmermaid.com/?p=468 Anthony Smithwww.heartlandmermaid.com

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‘The Gilded Age’ trailer hits!

It’s New York City in the 1880’s. Bankers, stock market speculators, shipping titans and railroad barons are running around building huge fortunes, creating industrial empires, etc. This is going to

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