Like many naughty amateur active investors who should know better, I watched the movie The Big Short with popcorn, envy, and a grin. Oh how I wished I was one of the movie’s heroes. One of those quirky, semi-Aspergic, single-minded and misanthropic hedge fund managers who spotted the fatal flaws in the system that precipitated […]

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Have you ever received a measly CPI-adjusted wage rise and felt like the headline inflation rate bears as much relation to your cost of living as a neanderthal tribe does to the Rich Kids Of Instagram?  CPI inflation and its RPI cousin measure the average change in prices for a representative basket of goods and […]

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What caught my eye this week. I enjoyed Indeedably’s post this week about his self-imposed silence on hitting a major financial goal: In the end, I opted not to mention my arbitrary financial milestone to anyone in real-life. Instead, I joined my kids on the couch for a game of Super Smash Bros, while icing […]

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This guest article on the impact of the Covid-19 vaccine is by Lars Kroijer, a regular contributor to Monevator. When the history of the pandemic is written, the 16 January 2021 may stand out as the first day there was tangible evidence that the vaccines were starting to have an impact. With that day came the […]

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