Please see this week’s personal finance articles, chart, and quote below.

3 Articles

Home Bias and the Best Time to Diversfiy
Charlie Bilello, Compound Advisors

An important article showcasing how investors are more comfortable owning stocks that are based in their own country.

The Practicality of Money
Aaron Tang, Mr. Stingy

A lot of money advice sucks, not because it’s wrong, but because it’s impractical. It’s also near impossible to give one-size-fits-all advice.

Why Renting Is Sometimes Smarter Than Buying
Chris Hutchins, Wealthfront

If you’re still renting and are experiencing FOMO, here are some things to think through before you jump on the buying bandwagon.

Bonus Articles by Will

Bay Area Real Estate Report: Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, & San Francisco County

A look at the local real estate market for single family homes. In short, inventory is way down and demand is up, leading to a strong rise in prices over the past year:

Investment Commentary – Second Quarter, 2021

While the early impacts of COVID have certainly not disappeared, the second quarter in many ways marked a transition.

    1 Chart

    In the United States the top 10% hold approximately 80% of the wealth. As compared to other developed countries, that distribution stands out:

      1 Quote

      “Too many people spend money they earned….to buy things they don’t want…to impress people that they don’t like.”

      – Will Rogers

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