Financial fiction review: ‘Graveyards Of The Banks’ by Nyla Nox

Love financial fiction? So do I. And I review them for you! In this post I’m reviewing… Graveyards Of The Banks by Nyla Nox   Financial fiction meets Dante’s Inferno meets The Office. OVERVIEW: This is the story of a young woman in London who is strapped for cash after her anthropology career falls short, […]

9 things that are awesome even though we usually think they suck

Warning: You’re not going to agree with me on some or all of these. That’s okay. That’s actually the first one! :) 1. DISAGREEMENT It seems like most people try to agree. They try to find common ground, achieve alignment, come together, whatever. And sometimes that’s helpful because when you work together with someone, you […]

My 17 rules for investing (regardless of the investment)

I love investing. Stocks, real estate, businesses, you name it. Here are the 17 rules I invest by. Every investment has a return: Either money or education. Don’t be an investor: Be an engineer. Don’t invest in anything you can’t control (and learn the levers that will provide a return). Redefine your idea of risk. […]

Financial fiction review: ‘Margin Call’

Love financial fiction? So do I. And I review them for you! In this post I’m reviewing… Margin Call Great financial fiction movie. In the the world of finance, traders can trade “on margin”, which (in VERY simplified terms) means they can trade more than they have… this is called “leverage”. Trading on margin is […]