The Weekend Starts Here...

The Weekend Starts Here...

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Happy New Year!

As it’s been a couple of weeks since my last TWSH, I’ve got quite a few links to share with you this week.

“There are no polar bears at the South Pole because it’s etymologically impossible.”  Why there are no bears in the Antarctic  [2 min read]

“Diets, finances, marketing. Everyone wants a shortcut.” Sadly, the world doesn’t work that way. But there are some Useful Hacks  [3 min read]

One important thing which a lot of new technology lacks is a stupid filter  [1 min read]

“…the best thing about the financial markets is that they teach you patience and discipline”.  A timely reminder amidst the current market turmoil.  [3 min read]

How Madoff Pitched Institutions  [4:14 video]

“…people think stupidity is the opposite of intelligence. In fact, stupidity is the cost of intelligence operating in a complex environment.”  How Not To Be Stupid  [7 min read]

Don’t Choose Fear As Your Financial Advisor [4 min read]

As a fellow coffee lover, this next post resonated with me. I’ve not succumbed to the Chemex yet though. When Coffee Is Life [4 min read]

“Don’t confuse your investing hobby with a well-thought out, long-term investing plan.” [2 min read]

“Clients don’t always know the right questions to ask, or know the right things to focus on when things get tough.  It’s on YOU as an advisor to make sure they are focusing on the right things, and hearing the right information. ” Loved this piece [3 min read]

Having a financial plan boosts people’s confidence about their current and future finances. But you already knew that, right?  [3 min read]

So stop procrastinating. [3 min read]

And finally.  This is the most British thing you will see all week.  [0:36 video]

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