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Our Kansas City Financial Planner Weekly Roundup
Hello everyone and welcome to another edition of the NextGen Wealth Weekly Roundup. Hope you’re having a great week!
Another week in the books and somehow we’re already more than halfway through January.
In Kansas City this past weekend, we just experienced our biggest snow since 2012 and we're looking for another big storm coming through tonight and tomorrow along with brutally cold weather possibly going to negative temperatures.
However, with the Chiefs playing in the AFC Championship this weekend at Arrowhead, everything else is basically an afterthought. And no, I’m not brave enough to go to the game. I’ll be watching it in the nice warm confines of my living room.
And, if that’s not exciting enough for you, the stock market continues it’s come back from the disastrous end of 2018.
Can it hold up? Who knows but I know it’s a relief for any of us in the business or anyone who invests in the stock market...which I hope are the majority of folks who read this.
With that out of the way, let’s get to some of my favorite articles of the week. Enjoy your weekend reading!
How to Invest in the Current Stock Market
In our first piece this week, we turn to our good friend Fred over at Money With a Purpose to show how we should be investing in the current stock market. And, believe it or not, it’s really not any different than investing at any other time. I won’t spoil it for you though. Check this one out for some great tips.
Desperate times call for desperate measures. Or should it be crazy times call for crazy measures? With the craziness of the last quarter of 2018, it might seem like the latter. At any rate, I thought this would be a good time to talk about how to invest in the current stock market.
Early retirement won’t magically make you a different person
Next up we turn to Steve Adcock over at ThinkSaveRetire for our next must-read for the week. Steve drops some knowledge on us on how early retirement won’t somehow give you enlightenment. I know it’s shocking, but it’s true. Certainly, there are some adjustments but there are still a lot of things to figure out.
Soon You Could Make Around $3,000 Donating Bone Marrow for Transplants
In this piece, we turn to Phillip Taylor over at Part-Time Money on how you could be making money by donating your bone marrow. While this might not be for everybody, it’s a pretty fascinating read...particularly just how vital bone marrow is to those who need it.
Did you know that it's actually illegal to sell body parts for money? So then how is it possible to get paid for donating bone marrow? Be the Match offers a registry service that matches patients and donors. According to their website, you will not be paid to donate.
Seven Money Matters I’m Horrible with and How I Deal with Them
In our final read of the week, we turn to one of our regulars, Physician on Fire, on dealing with some money matters we all dread. This is a fantastic read and I can assure you that you’ll find yourself relating to a few of these.
Today's post comes from my WCI Network partner Passive Income MD. I think he's pretty good with money, but he begs to differ. At least in some respects. He makes a great point in that just because we've seen success with money, it doesn't mean we have all the answers or do everything right.
Things We Were Up To This Week At NextGen Wealth
This week we change things up a bit and show you a couple blogs from our sister site, NextGen Life Insurance.
You've done all the work - figured out how much life insurance you need, the type of product that best fits your situation, and you know what to do once the policy is issued. But what about the in-between; the part that happens once you zero in on the policy type and amount, and before it gets issued?
'How much life insurance do I need?' Are you in the market for life insurance? Have you ever asked yourself 'How much life insurance do I need?' If you answered yes to both of these questions, then this super simple infographic is just for you.
Enjoy the weekend and spend time with family and friends. Take a break from work and give your mind some well-deserved rest from the long week. Cherish the time you have with your family and I guarantee it will make your life much happier!
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