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Personal Finance Is Too Big; Where Do I Start? Thumbnail

Personal Finance Is Too Big; Where Do I Start?

Because our educational system teaches next to nothing practical about personal finance, there are usually two ways people come to the idea of personal financial education. Either they are in a crisis of a particular kind, or they are finally realizing that some general financial education would be helpful as they go about their regular lives.

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The Open Heart Sees Beauty Where the Closed Heart Cannot

Beauty is around us all the time. Sometimes we can’t see it. Sometimes we won’t let ourselves see it. Beauty, like everything else, is impermanent. It arises, it abides awhile, and it goes. When it goes, it is replaced by a new experience – some will be painful, some will be wonderful. Reality is a river of these experiences, one after another.

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Our Guiding Principles: A January Reminder

To my fellow Berkeleyans and other Bay Area residents, the headlines about the decline of American democracy are getting downright scary. I have begun to hear questions about how this might affect the economy and markets. It’s probably a good time to return to our Guiding Principles – something we do every January anyway.

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2021 Half-Time Report: Financial Reporting and Global Capital Markets With the Mindful Money Team [VIDEO]

In his 2021 Half-Time Report Event, Jonathan K. DeYoe discusses the global markets and economies in light of COVID-19. He discusses the unprecedented events that have brought us to where we are today, and where we might be headed.

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2nd Quarter 2021 Market Commentary

At the completion of the first ½ of 2021, the global economy and their associated equity markets have made significant progress towards “recovery.” As always, we divide our mid-year report into two parts. First, we recap our shared investment philosophy; second, I share our perspective on the current situation.

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3rd Quarter 2020 Commentary

The coronavirus is still very much with us, as is much of the economic dislocation occasioned by the virus and accompanying lockdowns. We are closing in rapidly on a number of vaccines. But it may be quite some time before most of us will have access to them, and there will inevitably be frustration in the process.

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