Will Diem

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About Will Diem

Will has been investing and following the markets since middle school, back when the normal way of investing in a mutual fund involved filling out a paper form and mailing it with a check to the fund company. He has both made and lost a lot of money in the intervening years, learning from the experience regardless of which side of the market he found himself on. He writes from Pennsylvania where he lives with his wife and daughter. 

Rare Earth Elements and the Trade War

By Will Diem As the trade war between the United States and China drags on, Bejing is considering ways to gain leverage beyond tariffs. Because China imports from the US far less than it exports to the United States, it cannot retaliate to US tariffs dollar-for-dollar. The Washington Examiner notes that “Beijing has to date [...]

By |2019-06-20T23:06:10-04:00June 20th, 2019|General|

401K Reform in the Works

By Will Diem Significant changes may be coming to 401ks and other tax-advantaged accounts. On April 2nd, the “Setting Every Community Up For Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019,” (SECURE) Act passed the House Ways and Means Committee. It is an amended and expanded version of the “Retirement Savings and Enhancement Act” (RESA) that had stalled [...]

By |2019-04-30T15:09:43-04:00April 30th, 2019|Retirement|

Brexit & The Irish Border

By: Will Diem, Contributor The English parliament has until April 12th to find a solution to the problem posed by the Irish border. The issue of the Irish border received little attention in the run-up to the 2016 referendum to withdraw from the EU, but it has ultimately proven to be the single most difficult [...]

By |2019-04-23T15:47:01-04:00April 23rd, 2019|General|