06/22/16 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • McMuffins without trans fat – who says McDonalds can’t innovate? (Bloomberg)
  • Why rent increases may start slowing. (wsj)
  • Why you need an investing road map. (fmdcapital)
  • Headphone jacks are the new floppy disks. (daringfireball)
  • Elon Musk’s Tesla ($TSLA) and Solar City ($SCTY) are getting hitched. (nytimes)
  • Chemical activity points towards stronger growth. (scottgrannis.blogspot)
  • 51 things you shouldn’t do with your money. (jonathanclements)
  • Millennials are embrace micro-saving apps. (next.ft)
  • Going to have a teen driver in the house soon? Plan for a big insurance rate hike. (nytimes)
  • 30 year vs. 15 year mortgages: a tale of the tape. (marketwatch)
  • Five mistakes trust lawyers make. (barrons)
  • Aging populations are the dominant story around the world (Business Insider)
  • How not to blow yourself up. (adamhgrimes)
  • Eye scans are the new password. (nytimes)
  • Jim Chanos, the “brazen Tesla bailout of SolarCity” is a “shameful example of corporate governance at its worst.” (cnbc)
  • Bose Quiet Comfort 35 headphones have already gone wireless. (techinsider.io)
  • On the value of doing nothing. (behaviorgap)
  • Apple should think twice before pissing off its users with a headphone jack omission (The Verge)
  • Apple should think twice before pissing off its users with a headphone jack omission (The Verge)
  • Elon Musk’s Tesla makes a bid for Solar City in a completely arms-length transaction (DealBook)
  • Simple financial advice for new grads. (fool)
  • Gundlach’s bond ETF is about to jump the PIMCO incumbent (ETF.com)
  • How does combining two ‘cash bleeder’s help? (streetwiseprofessor)
  • Advisors need to embrace robo-advice or fail. (investmentnews)
  • Where US manufacturing is thriving. (newgeography)
  • Abe Lincoln was disgusted by laziness (Brain Pickings)
  • Why the Feds should make it easier for smaller companies to offer 401(k) plans. (news.morningstar)
  • Money isn’t an end in itself. (jonathanclements)
  • …but some analysts aren’t so thrilled with the deal (Zero Hedge)
  • Focus on saving and let your TDF do the work. (cnbc)
  • How to conduct an annual investment review. (investmentnews)
  • The 7 basics of personal finance. (bloomberg)
  • Greg Morris, “If you are a true technical analyst with discipline and confidence, you do not ever need to read/hear a forecast.” (stockcharts)
  • Three lessons learned from buying a house for the first time. (fool)
  • Vanguard may extend its robo-advisor services to RIAs. (riabiz)
  • Ugh. Structured notes that lost nearly all their value. (wsj)

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