Poker, The Stock Market, And the Greatest Con of All Time

I figured out the stock market. It’s all one big theater play. One big con. In order to explain, I’d like to go on a wide tangent about the game of No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em. It’s relevant. I promise. Believe me? Mmmm excellent. No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em The rules of poker are deceptivelyContinue reading “Poker, The Stock Market, And the Greatest Con of All Time”

Hold up, Multi-arm Bandits?

In my vast expeditions into the depths of Wikipedia, I stumbled on the idea of Multi-arm Bandits. It taught me everything I need to know about how to make better decisions in the face of uncertainty.  One-arm Bandits, otherwise known as slot machines, have negative expected value. If you take the sum of eachContinue reading “Hold up, Multi-arm Bandits?”

Iocane Powder, The Stock Market, and the Meaning of Life

I’ve decided to include “The Meaning of Life” in the title of every blog post from now on. Honestly, what’s the point of life if you’re not going to discuss the meaning of life? Iocane Powder There’s a scene in the movie “The Princess Bride” where the protagonist, Wesley, offers his foe, Vizzini, a battleContinue reading “Iocane Powder, The Stock Market, and the Meaning of Life”

Kids These Days Don’t Want to Work (Duh)

Kids these days, I tell ya. They just don’t want to work. I hear it all the time for the older generation in my office. I can’t help but think, “Yeah, duh!” We’re more affluent The older generation has worked really hard. I can only assume it’s because they wanted to create a better worldContinue reading “Kids These Days Don’t Want to Work (Duh)”

How to pay 0% taxes (in retirement)

I just finished a book called, “The Power of Zero,” by David McKnight. I liked what it had to say and I want to share the highlights here.  Disclaimer: I am not a CPA, nor is David McKnight. I am not liable for anything. There are three “buckets,” or places to stash your nest egg. Continue reading “How to pay 0% taxes (in retirement)”