Mixtapes

Weekly Mixtape for February 17th, 2018

Week In Review Articles Wall Street Journal: Russians Charged With Interference In U.S. Election The New York Times: What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings   Mixtape Jason Zweig via Wall Street Journal: Meet The Guy Who Gets Financial Advisors Appearances At Harvard And West Point Investors Beware! Morgan Housel: Making Sense vs. Being Right “People tend to care about something making sense more…

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Bigger Picture, Hip-Hop

Drake: God’s Plan

I’ve been a closet Drake fan for awhile now; as someone who grew up listening to Tupac, Biggie, Nas, Wu-Tang, and Doggystyle Snoop Dogg (don’t get me started on the rest of his albums), Drake doesn’t fit the same mold. But, it’s nearly impossible not to bob your head listening to his songs—I’ve been quietly enjoying every album he puts…

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Financial Planning, Podcasts

All About Your Benjamins The Podcast Ep. 007: Foundations Of Financial Planning With Tim Mullooly

In the seventh episode of All About Your Benjamins The Podcast I’m joined by Tim Mullooly, one the fearsome foursome at Mullooly Asset Management. Tim works alongside his father Tom and his brothers Brendan and Casey–you’ll be hearing more from the Mullooly clan in the future. I recently was a guest on Tim’s podcast, Living With Money, and I asked…

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Mixtapes

Weekly Mixtape for February 10th, 2018

  Isaac Presley via Enterprising Investor: Good Financial Adviser/Bad Financial Adviser “Good advisers know when to say “no” and have the courage to stand on principle. Bad advisers take orders from clients, even when those orders may be damaging to their long-term financial well-being, just to keep them with the firm.” The Reformed Broker: The Best Hedge There Is “The best hedge…

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Financial Planning, Podcasts

All About Your Benjamins The Podcast Ep. 004: Money, Marriage and Communication with Angela Castelli

In the fourth episode of All About Your Benjamins The Podcast I am joined by an extra-special guest, my wife, Angela Castelli. Ang and I have a candid conversation about the importance of communication within a relationship when it comes to household finances. We’ll discuss why communication is the foundation to successfully managing finances, the topics to discuss, and some…

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Mixtapes, Vlog

Weekly Mixtape For February, 3rd 2018

  Morgan Housel via Collaborative Fund: It’s Hard To Predict How You’ll Respond To Risk “An underpinning of psychology is that people are poor forecasters of their future selves. There is all kinds of research backing this up. Imagining a goal is easy and fun. Imagining a goal in the context of the real life stresses that grow with competitive pursuits is hard to do,…

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Investing

A Little Market Perspective

Well, the market just closed with the US indices all down between 2.0% and 2.5%. I have no doubt you’ll see headlines with “violent”, “tanking”, “plunge”, and “the ‘n’th worst day” over the weekend, but before you panic when you see the Dow Jones closed down 665 points, I want to offer a little perspective. Note: I highlight the Dow because…

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