29 Oct The Weekend Starts Here....
Well, here we are, back in lockdown. Same old rules, but – bien sûr – there is a new form to fill in whenever we leave the house (I have no idea why we couldn’t continue using the one we used last time). It’s just as well my life’s so boring, otherwise lockdown might get to me 🙄
If there is one thing I have missed above all else this year, it has been travelling. Apparently I’m not alone, as a Qantas seven hour ‘flight to nowhere’ sold out in 10 minutes [3 min read]
“Behavioural finance tells me that I’m a pitiful collection of psychological defects, about as capable of self-discipline as a bonobo at a swinger’s party.” The facts of investing life [Monevator 3 min read]
I Have a Few Questions [Morgan Housel 2 min read]
For those living in the US 😉 [2 min read]
Feeling stressed after a hard week? You need a spot of ‘koe knuffelen’ [BBC 1 min read + 4:00 video]
Bearish Billionaires [Michael Batnick 2 min read + video]
“How you perceive, and value time and money will change many times throughout your life, but at the end there’s only one you’ll want more of, would give anything for, but it won’t be available at any price. Cherish it while you can.”
I think we can all agree these are wise words. The Only 5 Things You Can Invest In [Ben Carlson 3 min read]
This next one got me thinking. On balance, the job of a financial planner is not rules-based. There are just too many possible variables. We’re definitely more like the truck driver. Jobs With Rules [Mike Dariano 3 min read]
Survivorship bias doesn’t just apply to investing, it’s everywhere but we just never see it. The Hidden World of Failure [Barry Ritholtz 4 min read]
The Streaking Star Effect [Joe Wiggins 3 min read]
And finally. 17 Pictures of Cats and the People Who Look Like Them [Photos] You’re welcome 🤗
Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.