When you are kind to another person, even in a small way, it has a positive effect by helping that person feel valued and supported. If you make such acts of kindness a regular habit, it’s actually good for your health and even slows your body’s aging process, according to research.
Nuveen’s chief equity strategist, Bob Doll, is heading into 2020 with a generally bullish outlook, despite the quirky and unpredictable influences of a presidential election.
The ten innovations I see coming in 2020 may not be a surprise to many, but most people will notice a change in the way we do business and entertain ourselves.
Time will tell what surprises will greet investors in 2020, a presidential election year in the U.S. But despite political and economic uncertainty, investors can take steps to prepare for the inevitable twists and turns that will surely drive market volatility. Here are five keys to staying on track in the year ahead.
You may notice that many people have become jaded about “the spirit of the season” as they witness the pervasive crass commercialism. If you’ve experienced a touch of “bah humbug!” during this time of year, I’ve got a “prescription” of three practices that will bring back the joy to your world.
Heading into 2020, there is little doubt that politics will dominate the news cycle. For investors, U.S. presidential elections often bring heightened market volatility, especially during the rough-and-tumble primary season.
The recession narrative continues to evolve as investors look for evidence of what they fear most: an economic downturn. Our panelists see no evidence of a U.S. recession in 2020.
After a near-two-month lull on the trade news front, a surge in investor optimism, and reduced fears of a near-term recession, U.S. stocks remain fairly elevated but are off their all-time highs.
Do you hope to be rich someday? The U.S. had 11.8 million households that were millionaires in 2018 or about 3% of Americans. In the same year, 607 Americans were billionaires — that’s about one in 538,715 of the population. Given these numbers, how good do you think your odds are that you could join the ranks of the wealthy? Let’s look at the percentages of other commonly examined phenomena for comparison.
Happiness is the only true measure of personal success. Making other people happy is the highest expression of success, but it’s almost impossible to make others happy if you’re not happy yourself. With that in mind, here are nine small changes that you can make to your daily routine that, if you’re like most people, will immediately increase the amount of happiness in your life.