Yeah, I still have to write the conclusion to my August Fitness Challenge. Last week was insane (I came thisclose to buying a house and then I didn't), so I didn't have time to write. I'll fill you in on fitness and lost homes next week. I'm in Washington DC for FinCon. I love DC! The first thing I did upon arriving was jet over to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Smithsonian to … [Read more...] about Washington DC, FinCon, Planes, and Dinosaurs!
In December of 2017, Dividend Growth Investor (DGI) asked me if I wanted to bet against Warren Buffett. Well, kind of. Allow me to explain. Buffett's Big Bet Way back in 2007, Buffett challenged the hedge fund industry to a bet. All the hedge funds had to do was beat the S&P 500 over a 10 year period. Buffett didn't get many takers, but he crushed those that took up … [Read more...] about My Warren Buffett Bet: Year One Is In The Bag (And I’m Winning)
Please note that the 2018 edition of Chautauqua is now sold out: To be notified of any potential openings, sign up on the waitlist. To be the first to learn about future Chautauquas, sign up for the mailing list. The asset I most value, aside from health, is interesting, diverse, and long-standing friends. –Warren Buffett Greece Late last year, I cryptically … [Read more...] about Meet Some Awesome People (And Dinosaurs!) At The Greece Chautauqua!
This week, the blog takes a slight diversion while I experiment with soylent, a liquid food substitute. At the end of each day, I’ll write a brief post telling you how it went. Below is my update for Wednesday. The Thursday Rant returns next week. Before we get to today's update, here are my stats: Weight Sunday night: 168.2 Monday night: 168.0 Tuesday night: … [Read more...] about Soylent Update #3: Hot sauce is not the answer
Why will parents talk to their children about sex, but not about money? Once upon a time when I was a young lad, my mom sat me down to have The Talk; you know, the one about sex. Arrrrgh! As soon as I realized where the conversation was heading ("When a mom and a dad love each other..."), I immediately cut it off: Mom, I learned all about this from the kids on the … [Read more...] about Sex, Limes and Financial Education