Nudge Theory Can Save Your Butt

Discover how “nudge theory” can push you towards better financial habits, saving you thousands–and maybe saving your butt–in the process

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Preparing For a Second Wave

History suggests we need to plan for a second wave of the pandemic. Or don’t—it’s your call. I hope you’re right. But I’m not planning on it.

Feeling Bored at Work? Here Are 10 Productive Things To Do

It’s not uncommon to feel bored at work. Most of us fall into a routine where one day blends into the next. Whether you are working from home during this time or not, doing the same thing day after day can be boring after a while.

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“The Highest Form of Patriotism”

I hope you’re safe. I hope you’re healthy and happy and free. I share that hope for all people. If you share that hope, consider how you should act on it. Maybe I’ll see you out there.

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Jeff Bezos and the Meritocracy Kings

The cream rises to the top. The most fit deserve the most reward. Bah! That’s rubbish. Meritocracy ignores luck and survivorship bias, and we need to fix it

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How to trust someone? Ask for proof

It’s a lesson in personal finance and a lesson for life. If you don’t know how to trust someone, start by asking for proof.

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Memento Mori

The point of ‘memento mori’ isn’t to cause fear or to be morbid. It’s not a downer. It’s motivation, and inspiration, and a gentle, true reminder of what’s coming.

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The Biggest Lesson from COVID-19

Slack. Margin. Room for error. Safety net. Insurance. So many phrases, but they all represent the biggest lesson from COVID-19.