The Weekend Starts Here...

The Weekend Starts Here...

For those of you still working (and / or those of you with a home office) are you a ‘messy-desker’? If you are (and looking at my desk right now I’d have to admit I am) take heart, because there is evidence that a desk in a state of ‘benign neglect’ is more conducive to allowing ideas to grow than a tidy desk.  [3 min read]  [Tim Harford]

This next piece amazed me. Ten years after the arrest of Bernie Madoff, his victims are close to getting their $19 billion back.  [5 min read]

Tren Griffin works at Microsoft. He also has a fantastic blog.  This week, he posted a great thread on Charlie Munger, on Twitter. [2 min read]  [Tren Griffin]

“Minimizing future regret is hard to rationalize on paper but easy to justify in real life.”  Rational vs Reasonable.  [4 min read]  [Morgan Housel]

“Tiny, nearly imperceptible changes can make a huge difference when you factor in time.”  [3 min read]  [Shane Parrish]

I think he could do with brushing up on his chatup lines 😊, but this is still good advice
[4 min read]  [Monevator]

“It’s often said that real friends will tell you what you NEED to hear versus what you WANT to hear.  A trusted advisor will tell you the harsh realities needed to achieve financial success.”
[3 min read]  [Tim Mullooly]

I have a great deal of respect for the FIRE community, but I agree with this next post – sometimes they can oversimplify things  [4 min read]  [Michael Batnick]

Forecasts are, for the most part, an exercise in futility.  [4 min read]  [Barry Ritholtz]

And finally. This. I love the internets 😊  [0:33 video]

Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.  My nerves are only just settling down after Tuesday evening.  Looking forward to Sunday