I’m writing this so people I’ve met through social media get an answer to the inevitable, “Hey…where’d Jesse go?” question.
If you started investing in the S&P 500 over the past 5 years, 2022 has erased all your gains.
Because you’re probably thinking, “It’s the snow. That’s the problem.” Four feet of snow sounds unimaginable. How can society function?
Advertisers convince you that buying stuff will make you happy.
Different voices bring new life to old rules, which helps people learn.
It’s not your job to find the best investment every day. You only need to build a portfolio that meets your goals, preferably with the least risk possible. “Good enough” is, quite literally, good enough.
Every decision today has a painful opportunity cost in the future.
There’s always a scenario that could possibly test the limits of your margin.
Waves in the market, unlike waves in the ocean, aren’t going to literally break your boat in half.
Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
Use the debt avalanche. Focus on the highest interest rates first.
As I tell you this story, remember this: incentives drive everything.
Financial planning clients dine out much more than the gardeners. They might know how to cook, but prefer not to.
Fear’s goal is to motivate us into an action that remedies the fear.
My horoscope reads: “today, you’re a human being.”
It’s like cleaning the kitchen. It takes a small effort, repeated every day.