Monday’s shows are variety shows with me sharing current events and commentary from this past week. The topics are wide-ranging and provocative! Enjoy!
Links mentioned in today’s show:
- Discussion on happiness and money: New York City is the Most Unhappy City in America? Refers to this recent Harvard paper on the inequality of happiness across the nation.
- What Makes us Happy from the Atlantic. Check out some of the other findings from the 75-year-long Grant Study. Also, consider adding “Aging Well: Surprising Guideposts to a Happier Life from the Landmark Study of Adult Development” and “Triumphs of Experience: The Men of the Harvard Grant Study” to your reading list.
- NABE survey points to rising US wage pressures
- Top 10 Jobs in Demand Right Now via Clark Howard
- The Myth of “Economic Patriotism”
- Ranking of US States by Job Creation via Yahoo Finance
- Is There a “Subprime Bubble for Used Cars” happening right now? New York Times
- Amazon announces unlimited Kindle reading and listening for $9.99 a month! (Might not be ready for finance junkies yet…Jonathan from MyMoneyBlog check to see how many finance titles are available with disappointing results.
- Habits of the Wealthiest People via the Visual Capitalist
- The Roth IRA Horse Race by Mad Fientist – idea for taking advantage of unpredictable asset price increases in your Roth conversion strategy. Be sure to check out his Guinea Pig Series where he compares the tax savings of an early retiree to someone who doesn’t employ any tax savings strategies. Also, congrats, Mad Fientist, for achieving your First Taste of Independence! That’s awesome!
- The Rebel Heart blog. Read Eric’s latest post on “Building Back up with worn out tools.“
- “If” by Rudyard Kipling