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Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘Pay It Forward’ – Jonathan Clements – Humble Dollar
- As Jonathan prepared for a move, he wrote down three things that he wants during the remainder of his life. He writes about the importance of doing good work, finding balance, and helping out his family. These are all things we can associate ourselves with.
‘Thinking About Buying: Making Better Purchases’ – Barry Ritholtz – The Big Picture
- There is some perception online that bigger ticket purchases are only feasible for the very wealthy. In Barry’s post, he writes about how you don’t need to be overly wealthy to buy a brand new car, for example.
‘The Reach for Yield: Is it Really Worth It?’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- There’s a constant obsession for a lot of people trying to find the highest yield for their money. Ben writes about how at some banks, jumping through a ton of hoops for an extra percent of interest may not be worth it.
‘Who Wins in October? Teams That Don’t Strike Out’ – Jared Diamond – The Wall Street Journal
- The strike out rate in baseball has been increasing the last handful of years as hitters focus more on power. This article points out how focusing on not striking out has been benefitting teams in the postseason.