Oct 8, 2021
Nature Shows How This All Works
Extremes lead to extremes
Oct 1, 2021
You Need To Resist These Dangerous Feelings
Being right is the enemy of staying right.
Sep 22, 2021
History’s Seductive Beliefs
The biggest takeaway from history is that the characters change but their behaviors don’t.
Sep 9, 2021
A Fact Today X A Story About Tomorrow
Every forecast takes a number from today and multiplies it by a story about tomorrow.
Sep 3, 2021
Some small flaws I've noticed in humans.
Aug 12, 2021
Hanging By A Thread
A big lesson from history is how chance encounters lead to both magic and mayhem in ways that would have been impossible to predict.
Aug 6, 2021
Other People’s Mistakes
“It is easier to recognize other people’s mistakes than our own.”
Jul 22, 2021
The Highest Forms of Wealth
Money buys happiness in the same way drugs bring pleasure.
Jul 14, 2021
Smart people don't always have the right answers.
Jul 7, 2021
My Top 10 Money Rules
Barry Ritholtz asked people for their top 10 money rules last week. Here are mine.
Jul 1, 2021
Casualties of Perfection
The more perfect you try to become the more vulnerable you are.
Jun 25, 2021
It Takes A Sage To Keep It
Andrew Carnegie was asked for money advice and said: “Even a fool can make a million dollars. But it takes a sage to keep it. Do you hear me?” He knew from...
Jun 18, 2021
Harder Than It Looks, Not As Fun as It Seems
Everyone’s human, everyone’s flawed, nobody knows everything.
Jun 8, 2021
Getting the Goalpost to Stop Moving
If expectations grow faster than income you’ll never be happy with your money. One of the most important financial skills is getting the goalpost to stop moving. It’s...
May 28, 2021
How to Do Long Term
Long-term thinking is easier to believe in than accomplish.
May 21, 2021
The Optimal Amount of Hassle
What is the optimal amount of BS I can put up with and still function in a messy and imperfect world?
May 14, 2021
You Have To Play Your Own Game
Every investor is different.
May 10, 2021
In Markets, Crazy IS Normal
Markets don’t stay within the limits of sanity; they always overdose on pessimism and optimism.
Apr 26, 2021
The Spectrum of Optimism and Pessimism
From pure optimist to pure pessimist.
Apr 15, 2021
A Few Short Stories
Unsual stories from Morgan Housel
Mar 25, 2021
Five Rare & Helpful Investing Powers
Being a good investor requires some discipline
Mar 19, 2021
Too Much, Too Soon, Too Fast
Some things scale well. Others don't and you better which is which.
Mar 10, 2021
Investing: The Greatest Show On Earth
Investing is a broader field than it looks, and there is so much to learn about it outside of the narrow lens of finance.
Mar 9, 2021
The Fed Isn't Printing As Much Money As You Think
The huge majority of the increase in M1 is from an accounting rule change.
Feb 25, 2021
Everyone's a Genius (Thoughts on Speculation)
The end of a speculative boom can be inevitable but not predictable.
Feb 12, 2021
The Best Story Wins
A truth that applies to many fields, which can frustrate some as much as it energizes others, is that the person who tells the most compelling story wins. Not who has the best idea,...
Feb 6, 2021
Unfortunate Investing Traits
A few unfortunate traits that commonly prevent investors from doing the average thing.
Jan 28, 2021
Why It's Usually Crazier Than You Expect
Why did Gamestop go up 100 fold and Sears did not?
Jan 22, 2021
Personal Finance Philosophies
Things I've learned about money.
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