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Key Points from Book: Trillions

TRILLIONS: HOW A BAND OF WALL STREET RENEGADES INVENTED THE INDEX FUND AND CHANGED FINANCE FOREVER by Robin Wigglesworth Only 10 to 20 percent of active funds beat their benchmarks over any rolling ten-year period. In other words, investing is … Continue reading

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Key Points from Book: Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

by Marcus Aurelius, translation by Gregory Hays Ancient philosophy certainly had its academic side. Athens and other large cities had publicly financed chairs of philosophy, and professional philosophers taught, argued and wrote, as they do today. But philosophy also had a … Continue reading

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Key Points from Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know

by Adam Grant When people reflect on what it takes to be mentally fit, the first idea that comes to mind is usually intelligence. The smarter you are, the more complex the problems you can solve—and the faster you can … Continue reading

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Book Key Points: Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy

The purpose of the compilation of quotes below is not for readers to skip reading the book, but rather to remind readers of the key points outlined in the classic text by Joseph Schumpeter. The book highlights reasoning behind the … Continue reading

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An Essay on Happiness

Happiness is cheaper when we were kids. That’s what I thought while waiting for my food to be served last night in a restaurant nearby my apartment building. On the left of my table is a clear glass from ceiling … Continue reading

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