Tim’s Top Links – 2/28/19

And just like that, February is over.  Now onto St. Patrick’s month.  I’m only half-joking call it that.  It seems like (at least around here in New Jersey) St. Patrick’s Day gets celebrated every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the month of March.  Not complaining, but certainly a very American thing to do.

Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:

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059 – Blair duQuesnay – Ritholtz Wealth Management

In Ep. 59, Tim talks with Blair duQuesnay.  Blair is an investment advisor representative for Ritholtz Wealth Management.  They discuss Blair’s controversial New York Times op-ed ‘Consider Firing Your Male Broker’, and her feelings on how to increase the number of female advisors in the profession.  They also discuss Blair’s thoughts on the annuity business, insurance commissions, and some potential changes to the system to encourage more people to save money for retirement.  Blair outlines what is priority #1 on the list of things to change in the financial services industry, and more!


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Tim’s Top Links – 2/27/19

Every year it seems like economists predict the next recession is right around the corner.  Being a contrarian or a pessimist can certainly be more interesting, and headline friendly, but taking these economists at their word could spell trouble for individuals.

It’s easy to be in the predicting business, but it’s almost impossible to be consistently GOOD in the predicting business.

Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:

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Tim’s Top Links – 2/26/19

Today marks the first day I will be putting my Top Links here on Living With Money!  Living With Money originally has been dedicated to my weekly podcast series airing new episodes every Thursday, but moving forward I will be sharing my Top Links every weekday and original blog posts here as well!

Same great content, just with a new home!  Hope you enjoy!

Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:

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058 – Ryan Kirlin – Alpha Architect

In Ep. 58 of Living With Money Tim talks with Ryan Kirlin. Ryan is the head of capital markets for Alpha Architect. During the episode, Ryan explains what an exchange traded fund, or ETF, is, the pros and cons of investing in ETFs instead of mutual funds and individual stocks, some of the common myths about ETF investing, and how he’s seen the ETF industry grow and develop over the span of his career. We also discuss Ryan’s dislike for the term Smart Beta, and more!


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