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Weekend Reading | Saturday, August 6, 2022

Featured Articles: Good Writing From Around The Web

On Sarcasm


I was a caustically sarcastic teenager. I made the decision to be nicer in college and dropped sarcasm. Now, people act like I just don’t get it when I don’t appreciate sarcasm. Anyone else?

Misinformation Is Here To Stay (And That’s OK)


Not all misinformation we disagree with is propaganda; there ARE open questions where people claim settled science. Take care how you proceed.

A Flaw in Human Judgment: How Making Decisions Isn’t As Objective As You Think


We are not the perfect judges we believe ourselves to be.

The Disastrous Record of Celebrity Crypto Endorsements

Celebrities are paid large sums of money to say they like things. They have no more special knowledge about “investing” than they do about perfume or cars.

What Do You Spend Money On? Lessons From Our Clients About Spending that Brings True Joy

Money and happiness are NOT directly correlated. To maximize happiness, spend on these – especially connection, celebration, and giving back!


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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