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Making The Most Of Your Twenty-Four Hours

If you could break down your day, hour by hour, to create your ideal day, what would it look like? This week I was talking with my friend, Derick Grant, reflecting on the last year and my goals for the upcoming year. In addition to goals, I shared areas I’d like to see improvement—I’d like to get back to my…

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Weekly Mixtape For December 20th, 2020

  Week In Review Articles The WSJ: Joe Biden Officially Captures Enough Electoral Votes to Win Presidency The WSJ: U.S. The Mass Distribution of Covid-19 Vaccines Is Under Way. ‘Everything Has to Come Together.’ The WSJ: Moderna’s Covid-19 Vaccine Is Cleared for American Use The WSJ: Virus Relief Bill Held Up by GOP Bid to Limit Fed’s Lending Powers The WSJ: Fed Stress Tests Show…

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Financial Planning, Investing

Harvesting Gains

It’s year-end tax planning time… I’m sure you’ve heard of tax-loss harvesting—the process of selling investments in a taxable investment account at a loss to realize the loss and be able to offset future capital gains. Financial advisors and CPAs often recommend this strategy and robo-advisors will even take care of it for you. It’s a strategy worth exploring and…

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Weekly Mixtape For December 13th, 2020

I came downstairs to record today’s Week In Review video only to realize my camera is at my office. No video this week, but I’ll be back next week! Week In Review Articles The WSJ: Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccines Are Prepped For Shipment The WSJ: How Pfizer Delivered A Covid Vaccine In Record Time: Crazy Deadlines, A Pushy CEO The WSJ: U.S. Household…

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Don’t Call It A Comeback

I’ve been here for years… Literally, All About Your Benjamins is about to turn five (I thought it might already be there, but the oldest post is January 2nd, 2016–times flies when you’re having fun), which blows my mind. Over the last couple of years, my writing on AAYB has been a bit sporadic…the Mixtape has been a constant but putting…

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Weekly Mixtape For December 6th, 2020

Week In Review Articles The WSJ: U.S. Added 245,000 Jobs Last Month as Hiring Slowed The WSJ: Moderna Asks Health Regulators to Authorize Its Covid-19 Vaccine The WSJ: These Investors Are Riding the Bitcoin Wave to New Highs The WSJ: Salesforce Confirms Deal to Buy Slack for $27.7 Billion The WSJ: Airbnb, DoorDash Aim for Higher-Than-Expected Valuations Ahead of Debuts When I see people out…

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Weekly Mixtape For November 29th, 2020

Week In Review Articles The WSJ: Biden Transition Moves Quickly After Trump Agrees to Share Resources The WSJ: Biden Picks Janet Yellen for Treasury Secretary The WSJ: U.S. Unemployment Claims Rose to 778,000 Last Week The WSJ: Coronavirus Spurred Companies to Hoard Cash. Now They Are Starting to Dole It Out. The WSJ: Dow Jones Industrial Average Crosses 30000 for First Time You already have…

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