Poor Man’s Market Assessment – Aug 2018

It's really hard to predict or time the market. That said, we can do a decent job of describing the environment we find ourselves in today, and that alone can be quite instructive as to what stance we should take in the markets. To describe the current environment, I update my Poor Man's Guide to … Continue reading Poor Man’s Market Assessment – Aug 2018

Discover and share your gift

TL;DR: Discovering and sharing your gift with the world is perhaps one of the most important ways you can increase your satisfaction with life, while increasing the impact you have on the world. Your gift lies at the intersection of something you enjoy doing, that you do uniquely well, that people value. Figure that out, … Continue reading Discover and share your gift

The Financial Industrial Complex doesn’t care about your financial future

TL;DR: The Financial Industrial Complex (FIC) is a group of companies that make money selling poor financial advice and underperforming financial products. You don't need their advice or their products to get a good return from publicly traded securities - just buy a few low cost passive index funds. Perhaps more importantly though, the FIC … Continue reading The Financial Industrial Complex doesn’t care about your financial future