Fannie: "You seem kinda down, bad day at work?"
Saint: sigh "No, I looked at my 401K. It's down ..."
Fannie: interrupting "NOOOOOO! What have I told you about looking at your accounts! Stop it right now!"
Saint: sigh "I know, I just can't help it."
Fannie: "Well knock it off; you'll give yourself heart failure and THEN where will we be?"
Yes, my compassion runneth over. I'm not a huge market watcher. I have long term investment strategies and don't focus much day to day, month to month or even quarter to quarter. But after yesterday even I peeked at a few things. People? It is not pretty.
For us, these are paper losses. We aren't living off of investment income, nor are we in the position of having to sell any stocks or bonds. But our parents? Are. My grandmother? Is. So I hope to hell Congress fixes this soon. Or I think many of those