• Few things I am pondering

    All from my favorite thinker and author Mor­gan Housel. Gosh, that’s me too! I’m at the stage in life where I stay out of argu­ments. Even if you say 1+1=5, you’re right. Have fun. Keanu Reeves via Smart Things Smart Peo­ple Said I think there is a lot of val­ue in focus­ing more to devel­op smarts than… Read more

  • Happiness and Expectations

    Happiness and Expectations

    What actu­al­ly brings hap­pi­ness is the con­trast between what you have now and what­ev­er you were just doing. When you real­ize how pow­er­ful expec­ta­tions are, you put as much effort into keep­ing them low as you do into improv­ing your cir­cum­stances. Hap­pi­ness, con­tent­ment, joy … all of those things come from expe­ri­enc­ing a gap between expec­ta­tions… Read more

  • Morgan Housel on The Tim Ferriss Show

    Enjoyed this three-hour con­ver­sa­tion between Tim Fer­riss and my favorite author, Mor­gan Housel. I high­ly rec­om­mend check­ing it out. I watched this fas­ci­nat­ing dis­cus­sion in two ses­sions and as always learned a lot from Mor­gan. You will find the show notes and links here on the fol­low­ing episode web page: Read more

  • Price of things

    Price of things

    Mon­ey is often a neg­a­tive art. What you don’t do can be more impor­tant than what you active­ly do. Every­thing has a price, and prices aren’t always clear. The price of exer­cise isn’t just the work­out; it’s avoid­ing the post-work­out urge to eat a ton of food. Same in finance. The price of build­ing wealth isn’t just the trou­ble of… Read more