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Jesse Cramer

Jesse Cramer created The Best Interest to explain personal finance and investing in simple terms. His writing has been featured by CNBC, MSN, The Motley Fool, and other national publications. He resides in Rochester, NY with his fiancee and their dog, where he works in wealth management. Follow Jesse on Twitter: @BestInterest_JC

Discipline and Focus

I am amazed (but mostly frustrated) at my ability to do childish things. Too many cookies. Too much TV. Not enough exercise. You get it. And you’re probably in the same boat. But I know human brains—your brain, my brain—can change. They can improve, whether in finances, diet, exercise, or another arena.

Streaks and Skill

My thoughts on investing have shifted over the years. New ideas consistently challenge me and force me to question my assumptions. The biggest: is there skill in investing?

“You Just Go”

When you get the opportunity to see your best friends and family, you don’t want to miss it. You don’t want to miss them. You just go.

It Feels Bad

The economic world feels bad right now. But times like these—and your reactions to them—make all the difference.