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ICYMI: Last Week on GOOD LINKS.
- Louis Pasteur said it first, “Fortune favors the prepared mind.” Some luck is pure luck; some is by design. How to Get Lucky: Secrets to Creating Your Own Good Fortune (GQ – Joel Pavelski)
- The brain helps us remember… it also helps us forget. This is important. Would Perfect Memory be a Burden or a Superpower? (Gizmodo – George Dvorsky)
- Thanks, Bob Seawright, for the wonderful reminder. Count your blessings, help your neighbor, because everything can change In a New York Minute. (Above the Market – Bob Seawright)
- Because I need all the #parenting help I can get. 10 Ways You Can Stop Screwing Up Your Kids (The Ladders – Eric Barker)
- The four most important ‘laws’ of personal finance are also the simplest. Lay Down the Law (John Lim – Humble Dollar)
- The most under-appreciated benefit of equity investing is the ever-increasing dividends. S&P 500 Index’s Dividend Payout Hit an All Time High in Q2 ‘18 – almost double the dividends paid before the Great Recession (First Trust – Bob Carey)
- Economic Fundamentalism – of either ‘the government should lead’ or ‘the private sector should lead’ variety – is usually wrong. The reality is somewhere in the middle. Joseph Stiglitz is Continually Mistaken, Chronically Admired. (City Journal – Gene Epstein)
- Because Retirement date is not 100% in our control, focus saving more rather than retiring later. The Retirement Mirage (Morningstar – David Blanchett, Ph.D., CFA, CFP)