A festive read
Well, hopefully you are enjoying a well-deserved break this week. Every year March/April takes me by surprise with its unremitting brutality. The golden week break seems divinely inspired :)
Here are this week's links:
What next? Robots can assemble Ikea furniture.
Invest a lump sum or regularly over time? The luck of the draw when diversifying across time.
I wish more governments talked like this: 4 signs of progress on climate change.
One of the best definitions of rich in my opinion: happiness and the gorilla.
Is Japan a lonely place only suitable for introverts? Lonely Japan.
New rules for Air BnB and similar in Japan: in Japan new rules may leave home-sharing industry out in the cold.
Tradeoffs in investing: trading one risk for another.
Some pretty good guidelines: how to win the stockmarket game.
Do you know the future? If not, the best time to invest... now.
Amazon's shareholder letter. It is really good.
Rules or guidelines: rules in the texbooks guidelines in the trenches.
We are living in a golden age: 50 ways the world is getting better.
A pretty sensible millionaire interview.
Tynan's take on money is very different from mine, but seems to be working out for him: how I manage money part one saving and earning.
In a nutshell, you have to change things if you want different results: if you want what I have you have to do what I have done.
More in-depth than these articles usually are: Japan's rent a family industry.
A short list of principles: an unconventional take on success.
Anything you like in there? My personal favourite was the rent a family article. Says a lot about Japan, and I'm not sure how I feel about it.