Weekly Mixtape For July 21st, 2018

Week In Review Articles:

WSJ: Powell Says Fed Should Keep Gradually Raising Interest Rates

WSJ: Donald Trump Says He’s ‘Not Happy’ About Federal Reserve Interest-Rate Increases

WSJ: Trump Questions Finding of Russia’s 2016 Meddling as He Appears With Putin

WSJ: Wells Fargo’s Latest Challenge: Refunds for Pet Insurance, Legal Services


Charles Chu: The Ideological Turing Test: How To Be Less Wrong “We go about our lives feeling like we’re right, but — in reality — we spend most of our lives being wrong.”

Of Dollars And Data: The Most Important Asset “You should also trade your money for anything that you would regret missing on your deathbed.”

Morgan Housel: Mindsets: Optimism vs. Complacency vs. Pessimism ” The bad stuff is a necessary and normal path that things getting better over time rides on. Progress happens when people learn something new. And they learn the most, as a group, when stuff breaks. It’s essential.”

Real$martica: The Humble Express  “To be successful in life – and investing – requires that you prepare yourself to perform in all environments – favorable and hostile; each has its own challenges.”

Peter Lazaroff: Is Your Advisor A Fiduciary  “I believe people deserve a fiduciary standard at all times, and there are financial planners who do this. You just need to know how to find them.”

The Irrelevant Investor: Pay Your Dues “The current education system leaves a lot to be desired, and college definitely isn’t for everyone, but if you are looking to get into a traditional role in finance, it would be hard for me to recommend that you skip it.”

The New York Times: My Mother And Her Scammer

The Wall Street Journal: A Plan for Your Children Could Save Your Retirement

All About Your Benjamins: Barry Ritholtz’s MIB With Dave Butler

All About Your Benjamins The Podcast: Socially Responsible and ESG Investing With Joey Fishman


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