The Fear of Financial Suffering

I’ve been reading more fiction lately.  It’s a welcomed escape into another world.  At times during this pandemic, it’s been necessary to retreat into a world less REAL than what we’re currently experiencing.

A few of the novels I’ve read have been written by renowned author Paulo Coelho.  Specifically, ‘The Alchemist’ and ‘By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept’.

The lessons written by Coelho in these novels are not financial by any means. Continue reading

Be Wary of the Sharpshooter

In my last post, We’re In This Together, I referenced a few ideas from a Morgan Housel post about how the world works.

When Morgan published his post, I re-tweeted it saying he just gave us all inspiration for our next 100 posts.  If you thought I was kidding, I was not.

Today I wanted to highlight a few more of these ideas, and how they all work together to outline something happening in the finance industry. Continue reading

We’re In This Together

It’s no secret that the world is going through a once-in-a-lifetime event right now.  The coronavirus outbreak has rocked our entire world.  As the virus has spread from continent to continent, more people have gotten sick, businesses, cities, states, and even countries have been shut down.

It’s easy to get wrapped up in everything that is going on right now and become overwhelmed by all of the news.  It’s easy to get angry at other people and place blame on others for things happening in your life.  It’s easy to panic and assume the worst.  I get it. Continue reading