Wanna Start A Business? Good Freakin’ Luck!

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Sometime ago, I happened upon Anthony Bourdain on CNN. He was driving through Detroit with a buddy and observing the damage wrought by global trade, short-sighted unions, and decades of inept government. Detroit’s a mess. Here’s a picture from a blog that uses Google Streetview and Bing Streetview to chronicle the ongoing demise of the once mighty city. … [Read more…]

Being Half Mustachean Ain’t Too Bad

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My brother, Brother Groovy, is a very curious fellow, and lately he’s been on a self-sufficiency kick. He wants to buy land in the country so he can build a little house, grow some food, and raise some chickens. He’s also exploring the feasibility of powering his little country house with solar. Since the idea … [Read more…]

The Groovy Investing Process (Don’t Chase Results!)

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I’m a big fan of Barry Ritholtz. For those of you who are unfamiliar with him, he’s the Chief Investment Officer of an asset management firm he founded and a frequent contributor to Bloomberg View and the Washington Post. He also has a blog called, The Big Picture.  In his most recent WaPo contribution, he discusses the difference … [Read more…]