The Weekend Starts Here...

The Weekend Starts Here...

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Quant manager Jim O’Shaughnessy is one of my favourite people on Finance Twitter. A perfect marriage of intellect and humour.  This is a great tweet storm on human behaviour in relation to investing [5 min read interspersed with GIFs]

A Dozen Things I’ve Learned From Comedians About the Business of Life  [Tren Griffin 8 min read – I know, it’s long, but worth it]

This next piece was interesting to me, because it highlights the fact that a client/adviser relationship will never work unless there is common ground and that it is not a master/servant relationship. That’s why we are careful about the clients we take on and why I am soooo glad our clients would never behave like these clients  [4 min read – although the comments are worth a couple of minutes too]

This next one is also long, but if you run a business, I think you’ll find it worth your time. Survival is the Ultimate Performance Measure of a Business  [Ian Cassell 9 min read]

Investing answers you won’t see in the financial media  [Dan Solin 4 min read]

It’s important to be prepared for retirement, but if you didn’t enjoy your life along the way, who cares what the result is?  [Tim Mullooly 4 min read]

Whether we want to or not, we have to make some firm decisions.   [James Osborne 4 min read]

And finally. This last link is a real good news story. Globally the number of children (younger than 5) dying each year has more than halved since 1990  [Infographic]

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