Become a Patron! I've had two conversations lately that got me thinking about a question which, for obvious reasons, doesn't come up in most people's lives: what do you do after you've exhausted all the obvious financial planning tools? Financial planning isn't complicated, it's just hard Most people have been trained to think about financial advice in terms of investment … [Read more...] about What do the wealthy need from their financial advisors?
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“Effective altruism” is as stupid an idea as “smart beta”
A spectre is haunting the United States — the spectre of "effective altruism." This is the idea, lifted from the corridors of financial capital, that philanthropy can and should be streamlined, optimized, A/B tested, and transformed to make sure each dollar is deployed "effectively." The other day I saw Dylan Matthews, in honor of "Giving Tuesday," write about his own … [Read more...] about “Effective altruism” is as stupid an idea as “smart beta”