Friday, 20 November 2015

Discouraging Bosnian youth statistics

The text below contains some terrifying statistics about young people in Bosnia today.
  • 4 out of 5 young people wishes to leave the country
  • over 67% of young people is unemployed
  • 43% of young people believes it is only going to get worse

Source: Article at Avaz

Friday, 13 November 2015

Everything Is Amazing and Nobody Is Happy

"Today," Matt Ridley writes in his book The Rational Optimist, "of Americans officially designated as 'poor,' 99 per cent have electricity, running water, flush toilets, and a refrigerator; 95 per cent have a television, 88 per cent a telephone, 71 per cent a car and 70 percent air conditioning. Cornelius Vanderbilt had none of these."

The upside of being miserable

Good article on how a little bit of stress helps to keep our focus.

Saturday, 7 November 2015

P2P Lending as Disruptor

Uberization of finance is coming. One of the disruptors in the finance industry are P2P lending sites.
Here are links to web sites dedicated to this topic

Friday, 6 November 2015

RIP 60/40

A good article on changed market conditions.
There is also a model portfolio for less than 0.10% in fees.

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Excellent advice