These Are the Goods


Experience is a hard teacher because it gives the test first, and only then provides the lesson.

By Carmen Sanchez and David Dunning

Seeking out problems for which no solution currently exists

By Amanda Cantrell

It’s an uncertain business

By Ben Smith

Being human is being able to enjoy life

By Khe Hy

You couldn’t pay me six-figures to take back the experiences I had during my four years of college.

By Ben Carlson

In 2013, Novogratz put seven million dollars of his own money in cryptocurrency investments when bitcoin was selling at around a hundred dollars a coin.

By Gary Shteyngart

We read the same blog posts. We listen to the same podcasts. We see the same Tweets.

By Nick Maggiulli

Success breeds competition and nothing attracts a crowd like a crowd

By Josh Brown

If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher’s stone.

By Dan Rasmussen

It’s hard for stakeholders in real time to distinguish between something that’s temporarily out of favor and a manager who can’t execute any longer.

By Morgan Housel

I’ve seen no rhyme or reason to the recommendations that were made, but for one consistent theme:  It was really good for the person selling it; not the poor investor buying it.

By Dina Isola

Financial literacy month should be every month.

By Tony Isola

There has never been a 30-year period in the U.S. equity markets without at least one year-over-year loss of greater than 20%.

By Justin Sibears


The demands of something new that comes from a world of abundance.

With Tim Ferriss and Daniel Pink

The 20th century was the triumph of the optimists.

With Meb Faber and Elroy Dimson

We don’t have an obvious bubble staring us in the face.

With Barry Ritholtz and Matt Kadnar

People always overestimate the things that make them happy.

With Patrick O’Shaughnessy and Nikhil Kalghathi

The order of the evaluation of a running back is completely different than the fan’s evaluation of a running back.

With Michael Lombardi and Tate Frazier


Every great victory carries the seed of ultimate defeat.

By Rich Cohen