02/08/17 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Did you know Apple ($AAPL) has some $100 billion in debt? (fool)
  • Check out this neat, highly curated directory of personal newsletters. (discover.getrevue.co)
  • Apple ($AAPL) is going to unify all its online services under one roof. (bloomberg)
  • Dismantling Dodd-Frank: A Valentine’s gift to Wall Street (theguardian)
  • The Sequoia Fund bought a big stake in Liberty Media Group ($LMCK) in conjunction with its acquisition of Formula One. (citywireusa)
  • There are suddenly half a dozen startups eager for your first saved dollar. (fastcompany)
  • Stop selling and start listening. (behaviorgap)
  • Why advisors should act like fiduciaries, rule or not. (thinkadvisor)
  • Global equity supply is pretty flat. (bloomberg)
  • How to mess up your 401(k) rollover. (thebillfold)
  • Another take on the buy vs. rent decision. (qz)
  • Four reasons women need to save more than men. (qz)
  • Mental accounting and the hierarchy of retirement needs. (kitces)
  • Wealthfront’s Path is automating the financial planning process. (blog.wealthfront)
  • How Merriam-Webster became a web-first product. (daringfireball)
  • This Company Has Built a Profile on Every American Adult (bloomberg)
  • What you need to know about RMDs. (wsj)
  • How much should we expect from markets? (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • Apps are the new way to save. (blogs.wsj)
  • It’s hard to fill CFP positions these days. (cnbc)
  • Apple ($AAPL) has effectively abandoned the book business. (dimsumthinking)
  • The six greatest sins of insurance agents including selling life insurance on children. (whitecoatinvestor)
  • $VXX is just the worst. (twitter)
  • What Mr. Money Moustache thinks about the changes at Betterment. (mrmoneymustache)
  • Remember Fannie and Freddie? They are still around and stuck in limbo. (nytimes)
  • A Crack in an Antarctic Ice Shelf Grew 17 Miles in the Last Two Months (nytimes)
  • How Twitter ($TWTR) is try to combat trolls. (fortune)
  • What the heck is ‘organizational alpha’? (ritholtz)
  • Why Betterment beefed up its offerings including human advisors. (etf)
  • Tim Brennan, "Real financial planning involves helping people use the resources they have to design lives that they love. It is as much about planning lives as it is planning finances." (ariadnewa)
  • The Super Bowl Wasn’t Really Like The Election (fivethirtyeight)
  • Chaos Candidate Becomes the Uncertainty President (bloomberg)
  • How to deal with a financial windfall. (humbledollar)
  • Millennials across the rich world are failing to vote (economist)
  • US banks have $120 billion in "excess capital." (ft)
  • MSCI ($MSCI) is launching a new series of ESG indices. (blogs.barrons)

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