Mixtapes

Weekly Mixtape For July 14th, 2018

Week In Review Articles: The Wall Street Journal: President Trump Chooses Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court Vacancy The Wall Street Journal: U.S. Unveils Additional Tariffs on $200 Billion More in Chinese Imports The Wall Street Journal: Trump Roils NATO Allies With Calls to Double Military Spending The Wall Street Journal: Inflation Is Eating Away Worker Wage Gains The Wall Street Journal: Mueller Probe Indicts 12…

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Bigger Picture

The Reformed Broker On Advisors And Twitter

I try not to make new posts simply a re-post of another person’s writing; I usually just retweet them on Twitter and add them to the Weekly Mixtape. However, every once and awhile I’ll come across a post that makes me say “Yup” out loud as I am reading it. Last week, Ben Carlson had a few. And this morning it…

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Whiteboard Series

Whiteboard Series: The Inverted Yield Curve

If you haven’t read about or heard of the inverted yield curve, you probably will soon; it’s been a hot topic for financial media as of late and it will probably remain so for a while. In this episode of The Whiteboard Series, I try to keep this complex phenomenon at a high level and focus just on the basics. So,…

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Reversion To The Mean Podcast

Reversion To The Mean Ep. 005: Meb’s Pyramids

iTunes-Episode 005: Meb’s Pyramids  Show Notes: Of Dollars and Data: The Privilege of Knowledge The Economist: The Growth of Index Investing Has Not Made Markets Less Efficient Meb Faber: The Investment Pyramid Wealth Management: Show Me the Social Security Money Grammarly LastPass Disclaimer: Nothing on this blog should be considered advice, or recommendations. If you have questions pertaining to your individual situation you should consult your…

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Bigger Picture

Reflections On Three Years Of RLS Wealth Management

I always enjoy reading “What I’ve Learned” posts;  you know, the ones that typically show up around birthdays and work anniversaries. Since I enjoy them so much, I thought I’d do my own each year RLS Wealth Management celebrates a birthday, July 3rd. To celebrate RLSWM turning three years this year, I thought I’d share three things I’ve learned from…

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Mixtapes

Weekly Mixtape For July 7th, 2018

Week In Review Articles: The Wall Street Journal: U.S., China Dig In for Long Trade Fight as Tariffs Take Effect The Wall Street Journal: Hiring Strong In June; Unemployment Rate Rises as More Enter Labor Force The Wall Street Journal: Embattled Pruitt Resigns as EPA Chief The Wall Street Journal: Fed Expects To Keep Raising Rights, Ending Years Of Stimulus The…

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Investing

Ben Carlson Might Be Having The Best Week Ever!

A Wealth Of Common Sense has been one of my go-to blogs each morning for more than a few years now; Ben Carlson is a tremendous writer and is able to explain important financial concepts in a way that is easy for everyone to understand. If you are a regular reader you already know this because he is a staple…

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Financial Planning

No Buy July

Note: While I came up with the idea to not spend in July on my own, I have to give credit to my friend, Katelyn Marando, who is doing a similar thing and dubbed the name No Buy July. Katelyn has a great blog geared toward healthy eating and living, you should definitely check her site out at www.katelynmarando.com. June…

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Investing

My EBI West Rundown

I had every intention of sharing my thoughts on the Evidence-Based Investing Conference West sooner, but I made my special episode of All About Your Benjamins The Podcast the priority when I got home; hopefully, you’ve had a chance to listen to it. I was fortunate enough to get some of FinTwit’s finest to answer a question, “What’s the one…

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Reversion To The Mean Podcast

Reversion To The Mean Ep. 004: What’s Enough?

iTunes-Episode 004: What’s Enough? Show Notes: The Wall Street Journal: How One Small School’s Endowment Is Topping the Class Fervent Finance Twitter Survey ESI Money: Millionaire Interview #73 Morningstar: Do You Have Enough to Retire All About Your Benjamins The Podcast Ep. 018: Project One Question-EBI West Slack Disclaimer: Nothing on this blog should be considered advice, or recommendations. If you have questions pertaining…

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