One Big Company: Why We Like The 3% Rule

Charlie Munger is famous for saying “Invert, always invert”. Time to do a little inverting! Today we’re going to perform a little thought exercise about a really common investment. I won’t tell you the name of this investment until the end of the article. As we go through this thought exercise, try to guess what company it is. Do you think it’s a good investment? Will it help us gain financial independence, or send us back to wage slavery? Let’s find out!

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It’s Tax Time

It’s tax time in the United States, and that means Mr. Tako is doing the family taxes! Ads for tax preparation and tax software are everywhere. Retailers are hawking their “tax refund” sales, and tax accountants are burning the midnight oil to get through all those tax returns. Today we’re going to look at some tax stupidity and how a financially independent individual can use the tax system to their advantage…

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