Best blogs in 2018 (Finance and non finance related)

Hey everyone,

I am looking to find a couple of good regular reads since I have a bit more time on my hands now.
So what are your favorite blogs that you always go back to? Not restricted to finance only, political commentaries, philosophy, lifestyle, health, watches, pens etc. can also be included.

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Jun 19, 2018 - 12:40pm

Mr Money Mustache- Developing the frugality mindset. Makes you rethink using money as the sole source of fun/self-worth.

Quora- Lots of smart people answer good questions. You have to curate it yourself else you get a ton of indians posting/answering clickbaity questions.

Less Wrong- Bunch of quants trying to make sense of the world.

Parisian Gentleman- Pretentious Europeans describing rich people fashion. Obviously full of great advice.

Jun 21, 2018 - 1:19pm

Quora is a great one, lots of different opinions without pathetic online beefing.

Absolute truths don't exist... celebrated opinions do.
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Jun 21, 2018 - 6:02pm

Quora- Lots of smart people answer good questions. **You have to curate it yourself else you get a ton of indians posting/answering clickbaity questions.

Absolutely true and hilarious observation!

Jun 24, 2018 - 12:37pm

Quora is incredible, lots of successful finance and political professionals on there. Though you have to be sure to follow the right topics and people or you will end up seeing 100's of answers from "Life Coaches" about how to unlock the secrets of life, wealth and happiness throughout the power of heavy breathing

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Jun 20, 2018 - 9:18am
  1. Stratechery - tech focused
  2. Of Dollars and Data
  3. The Brooklyn Investor - is not updated very often anymore
  4. Market Folly --> I like the "what we are reading" section for articles while traveling
"Give me a fucking beer", Anonymous Genius
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Jun 22, 2018 - 1:34am

You have to really dig through bigger pockets for the useful information. Seems almost every thread is commented on by a realtor looking for business and several wannabe big shotz investors/wholesalers.

When I picked up my first few properties I did reference the site for some of my needs; 50/50 with getting them answered by searching.

Jun 21, 2018 - 11:20am

Some favorites:

AVC - Written by venture capitalist Fred Wilson
Financial Samurai - Personal finance related
Medium - Lots of areas covered here but my favorites are usually found in Hackernoon

Jun 21, 2018 - 1:20pm

I do a lot on -- love the content and the questions. Tons of great minds in VC, Tech, SaaS, Startups, Sales, Finance, Consulting. I've made a pretty good show in terms of answers and questions and it's helped open many doors.

A couple more great sites/blogs:

a16z blog

"It is better to have a friendship based on business, than a business based on friendship." - Rockefeller. "Live fast, die hard. Leave a good looking body." - Navy SEAL
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Jun 22, 2018 - 12:45am

They eviscerated the economics of Uber. Very smart people. Does get a little fringy on the lefties but they do have some good analysis.

Backer of modern monetary policy which I think has flaws.

I also consider marginal revolution and themoneyillusion as must reads

Jun 22, 2018 - 1:27pm

anyone have any recs for entrepreneurship? Real entrepreneurship not click bait drop shipping.

I enjoy starterstory used to read r/entrepreneur but it is trash now a days.

Apr 11, 2019 - 12:18am

Hodinke is alright for horological porn.

Schneier on security- esp the comments. Wickedly smart people.

Strange Flowers- history's most fascinating weirdos

Takis mag - taki himself is a brilliant, erudite, hilarious writer

RitzHoltz and the economist if that counts

Scientist: Molecular Cancer Genetics.
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