Here are two scenarios. One: you are a retiree who in recent years has been concerned about the value of your stock portfolio. Suddenly, the value of your stocks and stock-based mutual funds surges, the Dow rising 1,000 points to record highs within weeks.
You examine the monthly report your broker sends and you are pleasantly surprised at how much your investments have earned since
Scenario two: You are reading and watching the news and all you see are stories about meetings between Trump campaign officials and the Russians, who have been accused of tampering with the election, though, according to The New York Times, law enforcement officials have said that none of the investigations "so far have found any conclusive or direct link between Mr. Trump and the Russian government."
The media are obsessed with the Trump campaign's alleged Russian connections, because, as their "reporting" and punditry has shown, they are no fans of President Trump.
If you are a retiree, or approaching retirement, which scenario most affects you? Do you care more about the Russians, or your increasing net worth? I thought so.
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