So much for the rainy season being over
I hope everyone in western Japan is okay and things recover quickly. The images on TV and online are pretty horrendous.
Here are this week's links:
- Shinsei Bank has time to research stuff like this as they frantically dismantle their product and get rid of everything that made them good: results of the 2018 salaried worker pocket money survey.
- I was meaning to write about this but someone beat me to it. Doomed to depreciate: The limited life span of a Japanese home explained.
- Some timely reminders: little money rules.
- There are advantages to making your money slowly: Sustaining Wealth is Harder Than Getting Rich.
- The present is good: More Things I Don’t Miss.
- How to become financially independent: IF YOU WANT FIRE, KNOW AND CONTROL THE BURN.
- This will be massively disruptive. Improve your chances of being okay by working on your financial situation. Deep Learning Is Going to Teach Us All the Lesson of Our Lives: Jobs Are for Machines.
- A bit dark, but something we all need to think about in advance: letting go.
- Another solid millionaire interview.
- Make yourself financially robust: Profiting From the Next Recession.
- Big fan of this approach (similar to kaizen): This Coach Improved Every Tiny Thing by 1 Percent and Here’s What Happened.
- We investors have it so good now: The Privilege of Knowledge.
- Make sure your risks are compensated. Investing for beginners: Uncompensated risk.
- I just buy the whole world and don't worry about it too much: A Short History of Foreign Stock Market Corrections.
- Don't touch it! Why Your Investment Portfolio Is Like A Bar of Soap.
- Not sure if I should reopen this wound... Which is Better: Paying Off a Mortgage or Investing More?
- Diversification FTW: Some Considerations For Investing Globally.
- Interesting hustle money interview: ESI Scale Interview 20.
- More confirmation that you should bank with a bank and invest with a broker: 銀行の投資信託、４６％の個人が「損」 金融庁問題提起.
- This turned out to be a very kind letter: Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Responds To Whitney Tilson: Cover Your Short Position. Now.
- Maslow's hierarchy of needs vs. money: Happiness is Somewhere Between Having Too Much and Having Too Little.
- Some advice for Johnny Depp: Made $650 Million? Here’s How to Keep It.
- This might actually be good for anyone buying stocks for the next decade: Brace for a lost decade for U.S. stocks, warn Morningstar strategists.
- The climate seems to be destabilizing: Red-hot planet: All-time heat records have been set all over the world during the past week.
Anything good in there? My favourite was probably the medicine one (#8), but there are at least half a dozen excellent links in there this week. Enjoy!