At Betterment, we’re constantly sharing content around the office. This list of weekend reading is a “best of” from what we came across. If you found an article insightful, helpful, or interesting during the week, let us know on social media. You may find your name on the Betterment blog.
From around the web:
This excerpt from Warren Buffett’s annual shareholder letter tells the stories of two seemingly innocuous real estate deals. They were not Buffett’s most famous purchases, but they wound up exhibiting investment advice that stands the test of time.
As one Betterment employee said after reading this article, “So tragic.”
There’s a month and a half left of tax season. Are you doing everything you can to squeeze an extra Roth IRA or HSA contribution out of your budget? The benefits of doing so are difficult to ignore, as this piece points out.
Learning to Hit a Kill Switch (Behavior Gap)
The status quo can lead you down a fast path to failure, whether it’s cycling on a dangerous highway your GPS led you to or selling all your securities because the market is going down. Carl Richards implores every investor to dig deep and find a Kill Switch to make better decisions.
Don’t miss these on the Betterment blog:
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Have a great weekend and happy reading!
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