The Weekend Starts Here...

The Weekend Starts Here...

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We’re all aware of the concept of ‘Keeping up with the Joneses’, so I thought this piece was interesting.  The perils of having a lottery winner for a neighbour [3 min read]  (Bloomberg)

“The first three months I was lost.  I’d look at my watch and it was 9:00 in the morning.  I’d look at it eight hours later and it was 9:05 in the morning.” Life in prison for Wall Street convicts isn’t the walk in the park it used to be.  [7 min read] (Institutional Investor)

“Markets are very smart, which is not the same as saying they’re always right.”  [4 min read]  (The Reformed Broker)

When I read this next post, it made my stomach drop.  How About Now?  [3 min read]  (The Irrelevant Investor)

“…perhaps the most important reason why most people don’t pay for face-to-face advice is that they don’t actually know how an adviser adds value.”  Here’s how.  [3 min read]  (The Evidence Based Investor)

“Can you imagine spending 30 years doing something regularly, having it work out really well, then one day be expected to start doing the exact opposite?”  We need to be helping our clients spend their money.  [2 min read]  (The Certifiable Planner)

“Bubbles can be good for humanity, but they’re bad for most investors.”  Beware of hot tips from friends  [5 min read]  (Monevator)

“While there is a lot of ‘GOOD’ information on the internet, is it really the RIGHT information for you?”  Biff’s Sports Almanac of Investing   [3 min read]  (Tim Mullooly)

And finally.  The US celebrated Memorial Day this week.  Of everything I read, this was the piece I found most poignant.  [3 min read] (Scott Galloway)

Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.