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Weekend Reading | Saturday, August 20, 2022

Featured Articles: Good Writing From Around The Web

Cognitive Biases and Brain Biology Help Explain Why Facts Don’t Change Minds


We are naturally closed-minded. Being open to ideas and opinions takes work.

The Secret to Being Lucky


If luck is a primary determinant of success, shouldn’t we be asking how we can become more lucky?

Explore Debates


Charlie Munger said, “I never allow myself to hold an opinion on anything until I know the other side’s argument better than they do.” If you want to be wise (not just opinionated), check out both sides of the argument on this site.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Investment Research, Part 5: The Two Razors

We all know Occam’s Razor… But have you heard of Hitchen’s? If someone makes a claim without evidence, you can dismiss the claim without evidence.

Live, Laugh, Life Is Hard! The Ceiling Word Art of Michel de Montaigne

It is recommended that we surround ourselves by inspirational quotes. I didn’t know this idea was over 500 years old.


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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