Muhammad Ali famously said: “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” Ali is known for his wit and wisdom, and, as we hit the seven-month mark of the pandemic, I think this quote has meaning well beyond sports.
Did you know that October is National Retirement Security Awareness month? Having it in the month of Halloween seems right to me because many people find thinking about retirement a little scary.
These days, I’m reminded about the ancient curse: ‘May you live in interesting times’. The origin of the saying is murky, but the meaning behind it has endured—uncertain times can bring stress.
Have you been feeling like you are being pulled in too many directions lately? It seems like each day brings new information that we’re supposed to understand and put to use in our health, family life, career, and money.
The coronavirus continues to affect the economy, most recently with the U.S. Federal Reserve’s announcement that they plan to keep interest rates low for the foreseeable future and expect inflation rates to rise.
The rest of 2020 is shaping up to be filled with uncertainty: market volatility, a possible second wave of coronavirus, and the shifting landscape of work and school.
David M. Brenner, CLU, ChFC
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Alexandra Kinander, CFP®
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Leilani Marques Harwood, MsPFP, MPAS® , CFP®
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