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Weekend Reading | Saturday, December 9, 2023

Featured Articles: Good Writing From Around The Web

Fascinating Student Video Shows The Past, Present And Future Of Our World In Just 2 Mins

Our entire history in 2 minutes.  Awesome, terrifying… What’s next?

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

We might feel safer (staying inside on our devices)… but are we???

The End of Retirement

Maybe it’s time to put the whole idea of “retirement” to bed… or is this a stance only made possible from a position of privilege?

Take These Steps to Avoid Catastrophizing


This is not just a health issue! What other areas of your life do you find yourself catastrophizing? For me… it’s parenting and relationships.

Four Flexible 4% Rule Alternatives for ‘Safe’ Retirement Income


The 4% Rule is an excellent starting point. Here are a few alternatives if you wish to customize your retirement income.


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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