Month: December 2020

The Beauty (And Danger) Of Compounding

Snowball effect

You will have noticed that over the past few weeks, I have really dialed back on the number of “quantitative” posts. Gone are the rates of return, expected probabilities, and asset class comparisons. There’s plenty of time for those topics throughout the year. Instead, I like to use December downtime to reflect on everything that …

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Finding Happiness

Finding happiness

As my workload finally eased up over the past few weeks, I have been able to spend a fair bit of time catching up with friends and family members. Many people in my social circle also have young kids and demanding jobs. Between all the curveballs 2020 has thrown our way, it hasn’t been easy …

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The Money Identity

Money identity

Nothing in life is easy. But it’s fair to say that building wealth has got to be one of the most challenging tasks you can set for yourself. A big underlying issue here is incentives. Think about losing weight or learning a new language. Unless you are a naturally gifted athlete or a born polyglot, …

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