Wednesday Reading List

ICYMI: Understanding Sustainable Investing – Understanding sustainable investing by defining it, sharing why it’s pursued, and looking at different sustainable strategies and how they’re implemented.


The latest look at the economy by Charles Schwab’s Chief Investment Strategist.

Scar Tissue: Weak Jobs Report Emphasizes COVID’s Scars by Liz Ann Sonders


A review of how sustainable strategies performed last year. For more on sustainable strategies see Sustainable Investing Thoughts.

Sustainable Equity Funds Outperform Traditional Peers in 2020 by Jon Hale


Long look by The Atlantic with lots of answers to important questions.

Where Year Two of the Pandemic Will Take Us by Ed Yong


A calendar year approach to getting your finances organized. See also Recession Proof Your Finances for a more focused list.

Your 2021 Financial To-Do List by Christine Benz


Some readers were concerned about the market bubble call in last week’s Wednesday Reading List by Jeremy Grantham. I respect Grantham and wanted to share his views, which included positive ideas on how to position your portfolio in areas he likes. This piece below does a great job presenting the bubble counter-argument and providing context.

One of The Great Bubbles of Financial History by Michael Batnick


Latest post by one of the best.

Two Worlds: So Much Prosperity, So Much Skepticism by Morgan Housel


Good explanation of a term we hear a lot and what it means for the next few weeks.

The polar vortex is coming—and raising the odds for intense winter weather by Sarah Gibbens


Book Recommendation

Latest entry into the personal finance book hall of fame. You don’t want to miss this one.

The Psychology of Money: Timeless lessons on wealth, greed, and happiness by Morgan Housel