Weekly Mixtape For April 21st, 2018


Week In Review Articles:

Wall Street Journal: IRS Extends Tax Filing For One Day After Computer Problems

Recode: Amazon Prime Has 100 Million-Plus Prime Memberships

Wall Street Journal: North Korea’s Kin Strikes Milder Tone On Nuclear Tests, Detainees


The Reformed Broker: Reps “There are no natural-born phenoms, just people who got the reps in early, before anyone was paying attention.”

The Reformed Broker: The Best Answer “When someone says they’re better than you, the best answer is to show them, and all other observers, that they are not. Definitively.”

Sar Haribhakti via Medium: Not So Lazy & Entitled Millennials-David Perell “I try to read older things. Time is the best measure of quality. It sounds simple, but it’s an advantage that’s available to everybody” 

Priceonomics: What Are Senior Citizens’ Biggest Financial Regrets From Their Twenties? “55% of senior citizens said they have not saved enough for retirement, 18% were not sure if they had enough saved, and 27% felt as if they did.”

Morgan Housel via Collaborative Fund: Casualties Of Your Own Success “Paranoia in the face of success is extremely hard but in hindsight it’s the closest thing to a secret weapon that exists.”

Pragmatic Capitalism: Timing The Market Is Hard “While we can’t control the market or the future, we can control the parameters within which the market dictates how we’ll respond and that is so often the difference between successful investing and unsuccessful investing.”

Of Dollars And Data: In The Land Of The Lost ” If anything, knowing you are lost is freeing, because it allows you to focus on the part of your investment strategy that you can control.”

A Wealth Of Common Sense: 3 Ways To Make Up For A Retirement Savings Shortfall ” It’s not too late to salvage your retirement if you got a late start to saving, but each choice requires sacrifice now to make things easier later.”                            I wrote a similar piece More Brute Force (H/T Nick Maggiulli)

All About Your Benjamins The Podcast Ep. 014: Behavioral Finance with Brendan Mullooly, CFP® 









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