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If You Can... You Should. So Get Started.

by Michael on May 13, 2014

I’ve long been a fan of the writings of Bill Bernstein. In fact, “The Four Pillars of Investing” stands as (probably) the best investing book that I’ve ever read. It’s both informative and accessible. I recommend it to all. I was thus intrigued when I saw that Bernstein had published […]

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Barclaycard Arrival World MasterCard Review

by Michael on Nov 22, 2013

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of the Barclaycard Arrival World MasterCard. And yet… I’ve never really put together a comprehensive review of this card. Today, I’ve decided to spend a bit of time rectifying that. Before we go any further, I should note that there are two versions […]

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A few years ago, I opened a Lending Club account. I was intrigued by the idea of peer lending, sorting through the loans was kind of fun, and I actually did reasonably well investment-wise. I wound up averaging something like 6-7%, but it ultimately became a bit of a time […]

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Do you use Evernote? I do. In fact, over the past few years, Evernote has evolved into my “goto” place for storing and retrieving all kinds of information. It’s not perfect — no solution ever is — but Evernote is a very powerful tool tool for information management. For those […]

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As you may have seen, Discover has re-worked their consumer credit card offerings, and is highlighting their new-fangled Discover it card. This card is, in many ways, similar to their other offerings, though there have been some changes — all of which have been for the better.

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Investing Made Simple

by Michael on Dec 17, 2012 · 3 comments

Are you looking for a straightforward book to help you (or someone you know) get started investing? If so, then I have a great suggestion for you… Check out Mike Piper’s “Investing Made Simple.” If you’re not familiar with Mike, he’s the guy behind Oblivious Investor, which is one of […]

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