Should You Stay Away from Bonds?

Daniel R. from Wichita, Kansas asks: The Federal Reserve seems to be on a path of raising interest rates, and I’m curious how that and other factors will affect the bond markets. Is now a time to stay away from bonds, or is it actually a time to invest? First of all Daniel, congratulations to […]

How Much Should I Save for Retirement?

Kristen and Chester from St. Louis, MO ask: Is there a “magic number” for knowing how much to save for retirement? Thank you for writing, Kristen and Chester. The short answer to your question, unfortunately, is No. Every investor’s situation is different, so there cannot be a ‘magic number’ that we could apply across the […]

Should You Favor Financial Stocks?

Frank from Dallas, TX asks: Mitch, I’ve read in a few places that investors should favor Financial stocks and banks this year. What are your thoughts on that, and if they’re positive, what should I buy? Thanks for your question Frank, it’s a good one. I tend to agree that U.S. Financials could perform relatively […]