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Investment Lessons from Yale’s Endowment Manager

Investment Lessons from Yale’s Endowment Manager

David Swensen, manager of the Yale endowment and titan of the investing world, passed away last week. While he was unknown to most, he had a profoundly positive impact on the investments of institutions and individuals around the world. His remarkable career is both...

Weekly Newsletter: The 3-1-1

Weekly Newsletter: The 3-1-1

I hope you're doing well and having a great week. Please see this week's articles, chart, and quote below, along with a bonus article I wrote about the difficulty of saving for college. 3 Articles 7 Common Money Arguments in MarriageJeremy Brown, Fatherly Common money...

The Difficulty of Saving for College

The Difficulty of Saving for College

Over the past 18 years, the price of college has increased by 125%, or 4.6% per year (source). This is more than twice as high as the overall inflation rate. With college costs increasing rapidly, parents who want to save for their children’s education are in a tough...

Weekly Newsletter: The 3-1-1

Weekly Newsletter: The 3-1-1

I hope you're doing well and having a great week. Please see this week's articles, chart, and quote below, along with an article I wrote about my lesson from investing in gold.3 Articles One Year Since the COVID Crash: How Far We've ComeYCharts YCharts did a great...

My Lesson From Being A Gold Bug

My Lesson From Being A Gold Bug

Around 2010, I was sure gold was a great investment. I was convinced by two “gold bugs,” or fans of gold investing, Peter Schiff and Chris Martenson. At the time, they convinced me that the US economy was on the edge of collapse. And when that collapse occurred,...

Weekly Newsletter: The 3-1-1

Weekly Newsletter: The 3-1-1

I hope you're doing well and having a great week. Please see this week's articles, chart, and quote below, along with a link to my first quarter, 2021, investment commentary. 3 Articles The Craziest Market I've Ever SeenNick Maggiulli, Of Dollars and Data The joke as...

Investment Commentary – First Quarter, 2021

Investment Commentary – First Quarter, 2021

Highlights Further economic stimulus, continued vaccination progress, and overall positive sentiment contributed to a positive start to the year for stocks. Passage of the $1.9 trillion stimulus package and potential for significant infrastructure spending in the...

Weekly Newsletter: The 3-1-1

Weekly Newsletter: The 3-1-1

Please see this week's articles, chart, and quote below, along with a bonus posts by me and my first media mention! 3 Articles Bernie Madoff’s Downfall Left Behind A Surprising LegacyHelaine Olen, The Washington Post Bernie Madoff, who ran the largest Ponzi scheme in...

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