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Weekend Reading | Saturday, July 9, 2022

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How a Massive Refinery Shortage is Contributing to High Gas Prices

Would you invest in a horse & buggy company after you saw the first automobile come off the line? High gas prices are a feature of the transition to renewable energy.

The First Global Credit Crisis

It’s a cycle. Whenever the lending gets easy (leverage is increased, collateral requirements are reduced) and the borrowing for equity investing crescendos… we get a bubble that bursts. The first time was 1772-3.

24 Charts That Show We’re (Mostly) Living Better Than Our Parents

The path to more happiness goes through gratitude. Here are a few things to be grateful for.

Habits That Help You to Get More Done in Less Time

Have you ever complained that there isn’t enough time to get everything done? Maybe a new work habit could help.

Charles Schwab Modern Wealth Survey 2022

What do we think about “wealth?” Schwab surveyed 1000 adults (+200 Gen Z’ers) a bunch of questions about money and wealth. These are the results.


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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