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Weekend Reading | Saturday, September 10, 2022

Featured Articles: Good Writing From Around The Web

Five Lessons from History


Every single one of these is spot on… #3 and #4 are my personal favorites. What are yours?

How to Avoid the Envy Trap


Here are 6 practical tools to help you avoid comparing yourself to others. I would start with #5 – know what YOU want.

Counting Another Person’s Money


And… Steph Curry knows how envy can be the root of suffering.

The Effect of College and University Endowments on Financial Aid, Admissions, and Student Composition

College endowments are war chests for elitism. If this research is correct, then endowments should lose their tax-free status.

We Don’t Have a Hundred Biases, We Have the Wrong Model

If there are hundreds of deviations from the model… perhaps it is not a very good model?!?!?!!!

Key US Growth Measures Diverge, Complicating Recession Debate

Liars figure. There are lots of different statistics measuring the success of the economy. When you don’t like what one says… pick another.


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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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