Sunday AAR (04AUG2018)
The Sunday After Action Review is a collection of the best articles that we’ve read this week.
Know of a good article or blog that we should read? Please let us know in the comments.
- Ten Stepping Stones On The Path To Financial Independence – Great advice here and not just for doctors.
- Tony Robbins Explains How ‘Literally Anyone’ Can Achieve Financial Freedom – Tony Robbins is one of the canonical authors in the personal finance space. His latest book Unshakeable is on my reading list.
- Mean Reversion & The Placebo Effect – Ben Carlson continues to write interesting commentaries on markets.
- Willing Losers – Another good one from Ben Carlson. Don’t be one of the suckers. Leasing is one of the reason three-year-old used cars are plentiful and cheap.
- How to Buy a Business – Here’s an interesting article highlighting what you need to consider when buying a business.
- 8 Financial Mistakes You Make at Your First Base – Good stuff here. I’m sure all of us have seen/done these. I’d even go further with number one. Don’t buy a car until you really need one AND can do so with cash.
- Is it Ever ‘OK’ to Lease a Car? – Generally, leasing is a very bad call. Mike from the new to me blog Miked Up explains why.
- When Is Renting the Best Housing Decision? – Here’s one time: when your son runs up to you when you get home and yells “Daddy there’s water running out of the house!” More on this one in an upcoming post…
- Arguments Against Tipping – One of my favorite blogs is Marginal Revolution written by Tyler Cowen an economics professor at George Mason University. Here he excerpts from a longer article about tipping.
- Here’s How America Uses Its Land – This Bloomberg article has some excellent visualizations of how land in the United States is used. Interestingly Weyerhaeuser Co. controls 12.4 million acres of timberland, which is almost the same area as the state of West Virginia.