13 Jul The Weekend Starts Here...
This is an interesting look at the asset allocation breakdown of wealthy investors in the US – the amount allocated to equities by those over age 73 would seem to bear out the ‘staying the course’ hypothesis. [4 min read] [Financial Samurai]
“You become a public figure the instant that someone else decides you are worthy of interest, even if you are minding your damn business.” The ugly side of social media [5 min read – warning, some language] [Ella Dawson, with H/T to Nick Maggiulli]
“Some things are immeasurably important. They’re either impossible, or elusive, to quantify. But they can make all the difference in the world, often because their lack of quantification causes people to discount their relevance, or even deny their existence.” You can’t measure what’s going on in people’s heads [4 min read] [Morgan Housel]
As someone who can’t imagine ever not having a book on the go, it’s good to hear that reading is good for your brain [6 min read]
What ever you’re up to this weekend I hope it’s a good one. Now that England has exited the World Cup (with their heads held high), I can enjoy cheering on my adopted country on Sunday 😊