I have been enjoying (wasting money on?) Cobra Kai this week. And reading a bit online.
Here are this week's links.
Great article: crypto's big lie.
I mostly don't bother: loyalty cards in Japan thicken wallets but lack in payoffs.
Portfolio design: When Bonds Are The Players You Don’t Want To Pick.
Bad financial advice: The Worst Investment Advice I Ever Heard–Everywhere.
Possibly the best thing I read last week: the hole where all the success leaks out.
Mister Money Mustache's spending on food: A Day In The Life of my Supposedly Frugal Stomach.
I am sceptical they will succeed: Line, Marui and KDDI look for slice of the securities industry.
Is the UK facing stagnation: BofE’s Ben Broadbent inserts hoof in gob, message gets tossed in can.
Make work is not the answer: basic income, not basic jobs.
Lawyer millionaire interview (a woman who works 3.5 days a week).
More bad financial advice from Mr Tako: everything you know about personal finance is probably wrong.
Double your saving rate (not mathematically possible for us LOL).
Some tips to get started: young retirement savers scorned.
Maybe it is time to buy bonds: where is the party?
The dizzying story of Symphony of the Seas, the largest and most ambitious cruise ship ever built.
Small changes can make a big difference: just half a percent.
We don't know that markets are overvalued until after the fact: they couldn't have known.
I think I do nine of these: ten rich habits that shape successful people.
The relationship between time, money, and happiness.
These are pretty good: financial rules of thumb.
Setting limits on your predictions can help you improve them: if I were wrong, what would it look like?
More good news for Brits: we can now apply for passports using digital photos online.
An irrational take on air miles/reward points: adventures in behavioural finance.
Anything good in there?