What I'm Reading

What I’m Reading

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Interesting Jack Dorsey Gives Away 1/3 ($200MM) of his twitter stock (QZ) Not the Steve Jobs I Knew by Walter Mossberg (The Verge) This expandable bike trailer is a mobile home you can haul (Plaid Zebra) The New Scam Industry of Kindle E-Books (WashPo) And the Reddit Post that inspired the article Finance JP Morgan teams up with Motif to bring you …

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Another Craigslist Win

Adam Personal Finance 2 Comments

As I’ve mentioned before there are 2 keys to winning at Craigslist: Patience If you need something in less than a month, Craigslist isn’t for you. It’s not full of deals to be had. It’s mostly junk and usually overpriced. In order to snag the real deals that I love to find, you have to be willing to wait and …

What I'm Reading

What I’m Reading

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Fun and Interesting What the Fish are Telling Us (Fusion) *MUST READ How Restaurant Menu’s Trick You in to Paying More (Medium) America’s Greatest Inventor – Lowell Wood (Bloomberg) Meet The Plant Breeding & Weed Smashing Robot (PopSci) Talk Therapy Found to Ease Schizophrenia (NYT) The Porn Business Isn’t Like You Think at All (Wired) How to Write Like Malcolm Gladwell …

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The Index Card Challenge – Part 2

Adam Personal Finance 12 Comments

If you haven’t already seen our First Post on the Index Card Challenge, head over here now. Definitely check it out if you came over from my collaboration with J. Money over at RockStar Finance since we didn’t post all the cards there and you don’t want to miss any of the great advice my personal finance peers are putting …

What I'm Reading

What I’m Reading

Adam Reading 1 Comment

Rough week of work and I’m now on vacation in Belize (woo hoo!), so it’s a short list this week. Enjoy and I’ll see you post-trip. Fun and Interesting The Soda Industry Struggles as Consumer Taste Changes (NYT) Why have Digital Books Stopped Evolving? (Aeon) This article really resonated with me. Amazon could be doing so many more interesting things. …

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Amazon FBA 101 – Choosing a Product

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So you’ve decided after reading my Amazon FBA 101 that you want to start an Amazon business. It can feel a bit overwhelming, so how do you get started? The first step is by far the hardest step and is frequently what throws up a brick wall in their face. What do I Sell? This is without a doubt the …

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Standing Desks, Varidesk Review & Investing in Yourself

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Sometimes a luxury is worth it’s weight in gold. The problem most people have is that they don’t know to differentiate between when to purchase at a luxury level, a cheap level, or avoid a purchase altogether. A car is a perfect example. You can get 80-90% of the utility of a $60,000 luxury car for $10,000. Another example may …

What I'm Reading

What I’m Reading

Adam Reading 4 Comments

Fun and Interesting Can Surfing Cure PTSD? (The Kernel) How Prescription Drugs get so Wildly Expensive (Wired) Children of the Yuan – China’s 2nd Generation of Wealth (Bloomberg) The Sneaker Wars (GQ) Can Gut Bacteria Prevent Asthma? (The Verge) Drink More Coffee (QZ) The Swedish Group Behind Every Pop Song You Know (The New Yorker)  This was fascinating The Next President …

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The Index Card Challenge

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I’m pretty far behind the times on this one. It came out back in 2013, but I just recently read an article on WashPo about University of Chicago social scientist Harold Pollack. Harold was challenged to share his best financial advice on a single index card. What he put together was about as good as any personal finance I’ve ever read, …

What I'm Reading

What I’m Reading

Adam Reading 2 Comments

Fun and Interesting Penn and Teller Fool us by Revealing their Tricks (Vanity Fair) The Geniuses who were too poor to be found (WashPo) A Grand Juror Speaks – MUST READ (Harpers) How Humans can Win the Race Against the Machine (WSJ) Google Chromecast – the Trojan Horse to Your Living Room (The Verge) Another reason to stop your car …