Wednesday Reading List

ICYMI: Should You Sell Your Home? – The hot real estate market has many homeowners dreaming about cashing out. Not everyone can do so, but there is one situation where it’s almost a no-brainer to go ahead and list.


Our team with a great post on “four things that women should be on top of with respect to family finances, regardless of whether they are taking point on paying the bills now” and introduction to resources that can help.

Ladies, it’s time to get ready for what’s coming by Heritage Financial


As good a piece as I have ever read about the difficulties of waiting for certain percentage market drops before getting into the market. It also looks at how often dollar cost averaging adds value and whether it makes sense to hold onto cash and wait when stock valuations are high. Definitive must read.

A Guide to Moving from Cash to Investments by Charlie Bilello


Loved this one. If your expectations keep growing, or you surround yourself with the Jones’s (related items), you’ll make progress but never be happy.

Getting the Goalpost to Stop Moving by Morgan Housel


“A study filled crucial gaps in our knowledge about the live animal trade in China that some have blamed for causing the pandemic.”

We Finally Know What Was Sold in Wuhan’s Markets Before the Pandemic by Viola Zhou and Alan Wong


Hint: the new one is called the Southern Ocean.

There’s a new ocean now—can you name all 5? by Sarah Gibbens

Book Recommendation

The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freedom by H.W. Brands

“Gifted storyteller and bestselling historian H. W. Brands narrates the epic struggle over slavery as embodied by John Brown and Abraham Lincoln—two men moved to radically different acts to confront our nation’s gravest sin.