The summer rally continued through August, once again defying market pundits and conventional wisdom. In the midst of this move higher, however, there has been wide disparity among the various sectors. The market continues to favor growth-oriented sectors given accelerating economic growth and consumer spending, as well as robust spending on technology to fuel efficiency gains, while rising interest rates have made yield-oriented sectors less attractive.
Are you one of the many who believes that once you get your finances and investments in order, everything will fall smoothly into place and your wealth will grow on its own? The truth is, regularly reviewing your finances is essential to ensuring your investments are moving in a positive direction. Below are the seven financial decisions you should review on a regular basis:
Many homeowners will struggle with how to best spend their home improvement budgets. Most home improvement publications will tell you that renovating the kitchen will generally add the most value to your home.