Best Reads of the Week

financial planning reads of the week

Here are a few of the best things we read this week.


Fiduciary vs. Salespeople

Matt Levine perfectly explains the underlying issues in the ongoing fiduciary debate. 

If you call yourself a financial adviser, then your clients will think that you are acting in their best interests, and if you are not then you are deceiving them, no matter what you say in the fine print.
— Matt Levine, Bloomberg News


Invest better by doing less. 

Humans are hardwired to believe that doing something is better than doing nothing. History tells a different story, especially when it comes to investing. 

When you hear rare stories about mom-and-pop investors letting their investments compound for decades, you are witnessing people making history by doing nothing.
— Morgan Housel, Collaborative Fund



Bitcoin Mania

Bitcoin hysteria is everywhere. This article quickly explains how buying Bitcoin doesn't mean you're investing in the blockchain technology. It also distinguishes between BTC's intrinsic and market values.