The weekend starts here...

The weekend starts here...

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ICYMI, I read some cracking books last month.  My review is up on the blog. [5 min read]

I’ve just finished reading Hans Rosling’s final book, Factfulness (review to follow).  This next piece looks at an interesting point Rosling made on the subject of future population growth.  Is The Handmaid’s Tale Fast Approaching?  [4 min read] [Ben Carlson]

“Personal finance is deeply personal, and one of the hardest parts is learning from others while realizing that their goals and actions might be miles removed from what’s relevant to your own life.”  This next piece, The Psychology of Money, is long, but well worth your time.”  [12 min read] [Morgan Housel]

If bomb disposal experts can remain calm at work, so can you.  [4 min read]

“By the time something has been published, it has already been discussed, debated, circulated, and more importantly, traded upon by buyers and sellers before it eventually reaches someone in the media.” News is Old  [3 min read] [Barry Ritholtz]

Is life expectancy in Britain really falling?  Here’s the data behind the headlines [4 min read]

“It’s impossible to predict the returns side of the ledger, but you can guarantee that risk will always be there.”  The Next Fifty Years [3 min read]  [Michael Batnick]

“There are plenty of investors with experience who repeatedly make the same mistakes in new and exciting ways. ”  Investor Coevolution [3 min read]  [Brendan Mullooly]

“What these studies show is that curiosity and effort together explain academic success more than intelligence alone.”  Why it’s so important to remain intellectually curious [4 min read] [Nick Maggiulli]

And finally.  Vermont will pay you $10,000 to move there and work remotely  Tempted?  [2 min read]

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