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August 2, 2018

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Improve Your Trivial Pursuit Knowledge-Base

What is the longest-running cable TV event in history? The world’s deadliest animal?

Read more at There’s No Such Thing as Mosquito Week

[The link provided redirects to an original post by Ben Carlson, A Wealth of Common Sense.]

 

“A real optimist wakes up every morning knowing lots of stuff is broken, and more stuff is about to break.”

Where’s the optimism in constantly awaiting the downfall? And where does this leave the pessimist?

Read more at Optimism vs. Complacency vs. Pessimism

[The link provided redirects to an original post by Morgan Housel, Collaborative Fund.]

 

Currently affecting some 47 million people, and expected to triple worldwide by 2050 —

When dementia seems like a speeding train headed straight ahead, these simple lifestyle changes may help switch the tracks.

Read more at The 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

[The link provided redirects to an original post by Julia Belluz, Vox.]

 

“There is a huge difference between being an expert in medicine and an expert in healthcare.”

Similarly, being a great investor is not the same as running a great investment firm.

Read more at The Most Overlooked Trait of Investing Success

[The link provided redirects to an original post by Morgan Housel, Collaborative Fund.]


Top Plays is a blog posting in which the Team at Financial Coach share third party content, including articles, news reports, and other data suggested for reading.

This newsletter, and our website, contain links to websites owned and operated by third parties. If you use these links you leave our website. Because Financial Coach does not control the content of external sites, it cannot guarantee the accuracy, quality and integrity of the external site or for that of subsequent links.

Views and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Financial Coach or its employees. No warranties or representations, expressed or implied, are being made about linked websites, the third parties they are owned and operated by, the information contained on them, the accuracy, completeness or timelines of their content, or the suitability of quality of any of their products or services.

This material is not, and should not be regarded as investment advice or as a recommendation regarding any particular security or course of action. A professional advisor should be consulted before implementing any of the options presented. No content should be constructed as legal or tax advice. Always consult an attorney or tax professional regarding your specific legal or tax situation.

 

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June 14, 2018

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“Have you ever thought to yourself in the midst of a traffic jam: There better be an accident up there or this is ridiculous.”

When it comes to the ups-and-downs of the Markets, simply sitting in traffic can teach us a lot about why, as humans, we’re often blindly inclined to loss aversion behavior.

Read more at Playing in Traffic 

[The link provided redirects to an original post by Ben Carlson, A Wealth of Common Sense.]

 

“Your father and I know nothing about money.”

How an investment adviser shaped his approach to investing by watching his mother, a woman who self-admittedly knew nothing about money.

Read more at Three Investing Lessons from My Mom

[The link provided redirects to an original post by Dougal Williams, Enterprising Investor, CFA Institute.]


Top Plays is a blog posting in which the Team at Financial Coach share third party content, including articles, news reports, and other data suggested for reading.

This newsletter, and our website, contain links to websites owned and operated by third parties. If you use these links you leave our website. Because Financial Coach does not control the content of external sites, it cannot guarantee the accuracy, quality and integrity of the external site or for that of subsequent links.

Views and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Financial Coach or its employees. No warranties or representations, expressed or implied, are being made about linked websites, the third parties they are owned and operated by, the information contained on them, the accuracy, completeness or timelines of their content, or the suitability of quality of any of their products or services.

This material is not, and should not be regarded as investment advice or as a recommendation regarding any particular security or course of action. A professional advisor should be consulted before implementing any of the options presented. No content should be constructed as legal or tax advice. Always consult an attorney or tax professional regarding your specific legal or tax situation.

 

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October 17, 2017

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“[Jimmy] Iovine has said that he hid his first gold record in his basement because it was about past achievements, not future goals. …[Iovine and Dr. Dre] refuse to get sentimental or boastful and instead devote themselves to the present and how that will impact the future.”

Some lessons to be learned from Jimmy Iovine — a sound engineer turned co-founder of Interscope Records and later Beats Electronics, which sold to Apple for $3 billion.

Read more at A Dozen Lessons about Business and Life from Jimmy Iovine

 

“Investing is the craziest game I’ve ever seen. It mixes high stakes with strong emotions, intelligence with luck, and long-term innovation with short-term trading.”

Speaking of lessons, Morgan Housel shares a few things he’s learned in his 10 years writing about investing.

Read more at  A Decade Watching the Craziest Game

 

What do personal computers in 1975, the Internet in 1993, and potentially Bitcoin in 2014 all have in common?

Marc Andreessen¹ explains “why Bitcoin has so many Silicon Valley programmers and entrepreneurs all lathered up”, and his thoughts on Bitcoin’s future potential.

Read more at Why Bitcoin Matters


¹Marc Andreessen’s venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz, has invested just under $50 million in Bitcoin-related start-ups. The firm is actively searching for more Bitcoin-based investment opportunities. He does not personally own more than a de minimus amount of Bitcoin.

Top Plays is a summary of links to articles shared for reading by the Team at Financial Coach.

This newsletter, and our website, contain links to websites owned and operated by third parties. If you use these links you leave our website. Views and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Financial Coach or its employees. No warranties or representations, expressed or implied, are being made about linked websites, the third parties they are owned and operated by, the information contained on them, the accuracy, completeness or timelines of their content, or the suitability of quality of any of their products or services.

This material is not, and should not be regarded as investment advice or as a recommendation regarding any particular security or course of action. A professional advisor should be consulted before implementing any of the options presented. No content should be constructed as legal or tax advice. Always consult an attorney or tax professional regarding your specific legal or tax situation.