Mixtapes

Weekly Mixtape for March 3rd, 2018

Week In Review Articles: Wall Street Journal: If You Didn’t Sell Stocks This Month, You’ve Probably Got FOMO Wall Street Journal: Fed’s Powell Says His Economic Outlook Has Improved Reuters: “Trade Wars Are Good Trump Says, Defying Global Concern Over Tariff Mixtape Morgan Housel via Collaborative Fund: Obvious Things That Easily Escape Attention “Obvious things escape attention because attention is drawn…

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Fitness

CrossFit Open 18.2 and 18.2A…Done!

Your weekly CrossFit Open update is here: Workout 18.2 and 18.2A For time (12-minute time cap): 18.2 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10 Dumbbell squats (2 50# dumbells) Bar-Facing burpees Complete 1 dumbbell squat, then 1 bar-facing burpee, 2 and 2, and so on…. 18.2A  1-rep max clean With Silas under the weather, I delayed my first attempt at 18.2 and 18.2A until this morning.…

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Financial Planning

America Saves Week

“America Saves Week is coordinated by America Savesand the American Savings Education Council. Started in 2007, the Week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own saving status.” If you did not know, this week is America Saves Week. We all know and understand the importance of saving; whether it’s…

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Fitness

CrossFit Open 18.1….Done!

Your weekly CrossFit Open update is here: Workout 18.1 As many rounds as possible (AMRAP) in 20 minutes: 8 Toes To Bar (T2B) 10 Dumbbell Hang Power Clean and Jerks (5 each arm) 14 Calories (cals) on the rower Last Friday I tackled the first workout of the 2018 CrossFit Open…my score was 310 reps, which is 9 rounds completed…

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Mixtapes

Weekly Mixtape For February 24th, 2018

Week In Review Articles: Wall Street Journal: Ex-Trump Adviser Richard Gates Pleads Guilty In Mueller Probe USA Today: Gun Control Demonstrations Planned Around U.S After Florida School Shooting USA Women’s Hockey Olympic Gold Shootout Mixtape Robin Powell: Misguided Advisors: Are They Conflicted Or Incompetent? “The researchers found that, contrary to common perception, it isn’t conflicts of interest that leads advisers to…

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Fitness

The CrossFit Open Is Here

Tonight marks the start of the 2018 CrossFit Open, and from CrossFitters around the world to non-CrossFitters, I send my apologies in advance. For the next 5 weeks, we’ll be filling your social media feeds with pictures, comments, scores and who knows what else from the Open. Every Thursday night we’ll be anxiously waiting to see what torture Dave Castro, the…

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Podcasts

All About Your Benjamins The Podcast Ep. 008: Young, Fun and Financially Free with Leanna Haakons

In the eighth episode of All About Your Benjamins The Podcast, I get the opportunity to talk with Leanna Haakons, the founder of Black Hawk Financial. Leanna has taken her experience consulting with various investment companies to helping wealth management firms communicate better with their clients. In addition to helping firms educate their clients, Leanna has also written her own educational book,…

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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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