• Brett Schafer

Sunday Finds From the 1 Comma Club 3/10/19

Due to a busy week, we weren’t able to be as active as we would’ve hoped. We pre-recorded all our shows and ended up having to push back some of our big interviews. So, far we are hoping to get two or three interviews by the end of March, in hopes to improve our content.

With that said, there wasn’t a lot going on this week in the world of finance. A few privacy concerns and some presidential blunders were the highlights of the week.

Here is what we found:

From MBM: How Compound Interest Affects Every Part of Life

Everyone knows how compound interest can impact investments over time, but what about the other aspects of daily life. This article dives into how we can benefit from compound interest in every thing that we do.

Article/Essay: Zuckerberg Wants to Build a Mind-Reading Machine

If you have ever thought that Mark Zuckerberg is slightly psychotic, this article validates that belief. During a discussion at Harvard, Zuckerberg revealed some of his long-term intentions for Facebook and they were quite concerning.

Book of the Week: One Summer: America, 1927

Bill Bryson chronicles the busy time of summer, 1927. From Charles Lindbergh crossing the Atlantic to the bootlegging of Al Capone, this was a thrilling time in America’s history and Bill Bryson is able to give us a small taste of what it was like.

Favorite Podcast Episode: Peter Zeihan – The Future of Geopolitics

On another episode of “Invest Like the Best,” Patrick O’Shaughnessy interviews a long time geopolitical strategist. They discuss the countries that are best positioned to have the most economic success, and the position of the U.S. in particular.

Cool (or Dumb) Technology: Apple AR Glasses

With Apple searching for their next big product, their investments in augmented reality might be just that. While it was expected that these glasses wouldn’t be coming out until late 2020 at the earliest, reports have come out that we may see AR come into play faster than we thought.

Video Clip: Tim Apple

Great video of President Trump calling Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple and one of the most well-known business men of this generation “Tim Apple”.

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“You play your cards right, you could be in the 3 comma club too. But probably not” – Russ Hanneman.

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