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Weekend Reading | Saturday, July 16, 2022

Featured Articles: Good Writing From Around The Web

Not Financial Advice.

This is a great piece from Young Money: the best personal finance blog you’ve never heard of. Tell your kids to read this blog.

Compounded Luck

Advantages compound. Disadvantages compound. A society can be judged on how it handles unearned advantages.


The job isn’t as big as you think. If you just get started, it will soon be over.

The Word of the Year Is: Sophistry

We are all Sophists now.

In Praise of Pointless Goals

Don’t let anyone tell you your goals are trivial. The strangest goal is a window into what we value.


Step #1 is understanding the potential “good” in life. Step #2 is naming the “good” YOU seek. Step #3 is the pursuit. Once you nail #1 and #2… the rest is much easier.


Whatever your age, if you seek financial independence, then there are three things you need:

1. Your independence number
2. A resilient “all-weather” portfolio – what we call a Mindful Portfolio
3. A responsive withdrawal process – what we call Mindful Management 

If you are not clear about any of these items, I hope you will join us for our Financial Independence Bootcamp where we will answer each of these questions together. 

Always reading, always learning, Jonathan hand-selects these articles for readers each week. To view Jonathan’s curated articles from previous weeks, CLICK HERE.

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