from the Desk of Brian Bickett, CFP®
Please enjoy this issue of “Weekly Notables”…
This week’s edition begins with an economic article on August’s Jobs Report released last week showing the Mining and Logging sector as one of the largest declines.
From there, we have a retirement article detailing our inability to make accurate predictions and mistakes made in the first 2 years of retirement.
We also have an estate planning article reporting on some of the issues and considerations when you are designated as the executor of a family member.
Lastly, we wrap up with a motorcycle article breaking down the cost of charging an electric Zero SR for the past year while covering 5,901 miles.
I hope you find value in at least of of this week’s articles and that you enjoy the new format.
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(Thomas Franck, CNBC) – I thought you would find this market article interesting because it simplifies last week’s job report into a single chart. Unfortunately, one of the biggest declines was in Mining and Logging.
(Chris Mamula, MarketWatch) – I thought you would find this retirement article interesting because it explores our inability to make “accurate” predictions and 4 errors he made in the first two years of retirement. While he early retired at 41, the article provides valuable considerations for anyone approaching retirement at any age.
(Bill Bischoff, MarketWatch) – I thought you would find this estate planning article interesting because it walks thru the many considerations and some of the obstacles that comes with being the executor of a family member’s estate. It also provides insight to some issues that can be prevented if addressed properly.
(Justin Hughes, RideApart) – I thought you would find this motorcycle article interesting because it compares the annual “fuel” cost of operating the electric Zero SR for 5,901 miles to the typical gas-powered motorcycle. The article explores how, like most decisions in life, there’s more to consider than just the numbers.
Additional Articles You May Find Interesting
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