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Weekend Reading | Saturday, January 14, 2023 Thumbnail

Weekend Reading | Saturday, January 14, 2023

Dacher Keltner presents Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder and How it Can Transform Your Life | Social Media May Prevent Users from Reaping Creative Rewards of Profound Boredom - New Research | Why We Need Rituals, Not Routines | The Best Approach to Self-Care: How to Attend to Your Unmet Needs | The World’s Best Places to Retire in 2023

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Weekend Reading | Saturday, January 7, 2023 Thumbnail

Weekend Reading | Saturday, January 7, 2023

What Makes Life Meaningful? | Sunday Firesides: Everyone’s Just Trying to Make It in the World | How Emotionally Intelligent People Turn Frustration and Stress Into Fulfillment and Achievement | The Best Way to Deal with Dissatisfaction (It’s Not What You Think) | How To Want Less

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The First Step in Any Financial Plan is NOT What You Think. We Start by Knowing What is Worth Seeking (15-20 minute read) Thumbnail

The First Step in Any Financial Plan is NOT What You Think. We Start by Knowing What is Worth Seeking (15-20 minute read)

If you look hard enough, you can find stories that tell a contrasting and enduring narrative for what we truly need for a successful and meaningful life. Your story can do the same - but first, you have to know your heart. You must define what is worth seeking for you.

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Holiday Letter 2022

As I wrote this in the run-up to the holiday season, markets seemed to be on the mend from the bear that started January 3rd, the air was coming out of the inflation balloon, and talk of recession probabilities was the new crisis du jour (it ALWAYS has to be something). The biggest surprise to me is always that anyone is surprised by these things...

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Weekend Reading | Saturday, December 24, 2022 Thumbnail

Weekend Reading | Saturday, December 24, 2022

Life Is Hard. And That’s Good | Surrendering Isn’t Giving Up: Why We Need to Accept What’s Happened | The Psychology of Prestige: Why We Play the Social Status Game | Overcoming the Myth of Separateness | 6 Conversations About Money to Have With Your Family Over the Holidays

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A Little Vulnerability Goes a Long Way, We Hope Thumbnail

A Little Vulnerability Goes a Long Way, We Hope

In early December, I was on a panel entitled Sustaining, Enduring and Thriving Through Crisis at the 2022 Market Counsel Summit. Coming together, we shared stories of how we, as men, are all quite literally starved for a particular type of connection in our industry. As most know, the world of “finance” is still dominated by men – and not always the best kind of men.

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Weekend Reading | Saturday, December 17, 2022 Thumbnail

Weekend Reading | Saturday, December 17, 2022

Get Rich Without Working: The Dark Fantasy of Today | Google’s Former Happiness Guru Developed a Three-Second Brain Exercise for Finding Joy | Rethinking Authenticity | Financial Regret at Older Ages and Longevity Awareness | The Three Laws of Human Behavior

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Weekend Reading | Saturday, November 19, 2022 Thumbnail

Weekend Reading | Saturday, November 19, 2022

Expectations and Reality | Life is Too Short? Bereaved Managers and Investment Decisions | Daily Meditation May Work As Well As a Popular Drug to Calm Anxiety, Study Finds | Rupert Murdoch Knees Trump in The Balls While He’s Doubled Over Coughing Up Blood | Ballerina Music Box

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Weekend Reading | Saturday, November 5, 2022 Thumbnail

Weekend Reading | Saturday, November 5, 2022

How to Get Comfortable With Uncertainty and Change | There is No Timeline to Grief | Why Nancy Pelosi Sabotaged Wildly Popular Bipartisan Legislation | Retirement Can Mean a Loss of Identity — How to Bring Happiness to Your Next Act | Tailoring Your Portfolio When One Size Doesn’t Fit All

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Weekend Reading | Saturday, September 10, 2022 Thumbnail

Weekend Reading | Saturday, September 10, 2022

Five Lessons from History | How to Avoid the Envy Trap | Counting Another Person’s Money | The Effect of College and University Endowments on Financial Aid, Admissions, and Student Composition | We Don’t Have a Hundred Biases, We Have the Wrong Model | Key US Growth Measures Diverge, Complicating Recession Debate

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