10/12/16 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Nobody ever regretted paying off their mortgage. (behaviorgap)
  • When McKinsey met Uber: The gig economy comes to consulting (ft)
  • How far will the ETF price war go? (ft)
  •  Actually, many "inner cities" are doing great (nytimes)
  • What will HP Enterprise ($HPE) do with all its cash? (barrons)
  • Why both spouses should be involved with managing the family’s finances. (nytimes)
  • The Hartford investment club (ai-cio)
  • Dividend investors often forget about the challenges of ‘tax drag.’ (definefinancial)
  • One of America’s biggest meat companies just invested in vegan burgers (motherboard.vice)
  • Amazon ($AMZN) are getting into the music streaming business. (techcrunch)
  • Will your Social Security be affected by the Windfall Elimination Provision? (beta.morningstar)
  • The case for an electric car. (mrmoneymustache)
  • Some banks are just too complicated to break up. (ft)
  • Even financial bloggers have regrets. (basonasset)
  • Apple ($AAPL) is missing an opportunity with iCloud. (512pixels)
  • Steps to take when you haven’t saved much for retirement. (nytimes)
  • Texas is no longer the economic star. (wsj)
  • America’s biggest problems aren’t related to personal finance. (tonyisola)
  • Twitter ($TWTR) and Snap are two signs of the same coin. (nytimes)
  • Israel proves the desalination era is here (scientificamerican)
  • Companies are becoming more reluctant in paying for executive MBAs. (ft)
  • Have you minimized the number of regrets you have in life? (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Can low-yield Treasuries still serve as an effect diversifier? (longboardfunds)
  • What happens when you dress up for working at home? (fastcompany)
  • Thank you, Merrill Lynch (bloomberg)
  • Learning from dogs as they sniff out their world (nytimes)
  • Asset location matters. (betterment)
  • Why is mutual fund pricing still so complicated? (beta.morningstar)
  • Is the case for increased infrastructure spending really a slam dunk? (knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu)
  • 27 charts that will change how you think about the American economy (vox)
  • Extreme weather costs taxpayers billions every year (huffingtonpost)
  • What personal finance-related things young adults wish they had learned in school. (forbes)
  • Techno-optimism is still a good base case. (bloomberg)
  • Three reasons to buy a home. (pragcap)
  • Steve Cohen wants to start paying analysts for alpha. (wsj)
  • The most productive people don’t multi-task. (medium)
  • Don’t be so sure the big tech breakthroughs are behind us (bloomberg)
  •  Merrill Lynch to end commission-based options for retirement savers&#xA0 (wsj)

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