Learning from Legends

Wilde and The Most Difficult Thing… Learning from Legends

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“To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world, the most difficult and the most intellectual.” – Oscar Wilde Today was…

Donald Rumsfeld 'unknown unknowns' quote

Rumsfeld and the Unknown Unknowns of Investing… Learning from Legends

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“There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. We also know there are known unknowns. That is to say, there are…

Budgets Reveal What You Value... Learning from Legends, Joe Biden

Joe Biden: Budgets Reveal What You Value… Learning from Legends

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Budgets are tough to put together and even tougher to follow. When you work on your budget, I would ask you to step back and…

Before Taking on Debt, Consider Your Future Self... Learning from Legends, Nathan Morris

Nathan Morris: Before Taking on Debt, Consider Your Future Self… Learning from Legends

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Debt can be good or bad, so this quote from Nathan Morris really only pertains to bad debt. I wanted to share this because I…

Charles Dickens on Financial Planning... Learning from Legends

Charles Dickens on Financial Planning… Learning from Legends

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Financial planning advice from Charles Dickens may sound complicated at first, but it really is pretty simple: Spend less than you make and you will…

Learning from legends - Make sure you haven't lost things money can't buy - George Lorimer

George Lorimer on Keeping Perspective… Learning from Legends

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Keeping perspective is important, there are things that money can buy and things money can never buy. When building out a financial plan the starting…

Learning from legends - Investing should be like watching paint dry- Paul Samuelson

Paul Samuelson on Boring Investing… Learning from Legends

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Boring Investing, the process of making sound, periodic investments within a clearly defined framework without allowing our emotions to control our behaviors in an effort…

Learning from legends - How many millionairs from savings accounts- Robert G. Allen

Robert Allen on Risk and Reward… Learning from Legends

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Risk and reward, an important concept to remember on a day like today when markets were down greater than 1%. To grow wealth you need…

Learning from legends - Investment in Knowledge Pays Best Interest - Ben Franklin

Ben Franklin on Education… Learning from Legends

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Education is invaluable, and as Ben Franklin says knowledge will be the best investment you can ever make. I have found in my life and…

Learning from legends - Happiness depends on what you think - Dale Carnegie

Dale Carnegie on Happiness… Learning from Legends

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Happiness, not necessarily a financial goal but definitely a life goal for most of us. How do we measure how happy we are? How do…