The Weekly Summary - Issue 20.0

The Weekly Summary - Issue 20.0

By tvlachak | The Weekly Summary | 23 Aug 2020

Issue 20.0 / August 23, 2020


We just experienced the worst quarter in modern history.

80+ year-old investing advice that still applies today.

Apple is a big piece of Warren Buffett’s fund.

The Berkshire Hathaway owners manual has 13 owner-related business principles outlining the managerial approach used by Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger.

5 visuals explaining big tech’s dominance in the S&P 500’s recent run.

Dividend investing has some advantages.

High risk does not always mean big returns.

One reason I like REITs.

My latest Stash Stock Party portfolio update.

Personal Finance

20% of Americans have saved at least $1,000 since March 2020.

Washington state residents can open a 12% APY checking account for 12 months on balances of up to $1,200 at First Financial Northwest Bank.

Inflation may be on the rise because of the Federal Reserve. As a result, some expect inflation doubling to 4% or more!

The 40-hour workweek is based on factory productivity experiments by Henry Ford.

This is how ‘living below your means’ works.

When purchasing something, how long are you thinking about owning it?

Think about keeping money. Saving money is more important than spending it.

A simple, but solid financial success recipe to follow.

Monitor these money metrics on the regular.

American Express cardholders have had complimentary ShopRunner membership for a while. But now PayPal members can get a free 2-year ShopRunner membership. Shoprunner offers unlimited free 2-day shipping and free return shipping at 90+ stores.


New York State Department of Financial Services approves digital tokens for listing, trading, and custody

A former chief executive of a large insurance company assures safety with investing in Bitcoin.

A money market DeFi platform is entering the mortgage space.

A full panel discussion on Bitcoin adoption and use cases.

Ethereum Basics by Andreas Antonopoulos a teaching fellow for Digital Currencies at the University of Nicosia. Antonopoulos has authored several books on currencies including Mastering Bitcoin and Mastering Ethereum.


Finding the right business partner.

Startups can be like a rollercoaster ride.

Hard work is good for you. It builds character.

Your long term strategy should be a good one.

Is texting part of your marketing?

Market your blog with $0.

Landing page ideas.


Level-up your learning with engagement.

Listening is a superpower.

Ancient Greek philosopher Plato on an education.

Sometimes you just need to pause, do nothing, and reflect.

Own your time, choose what occurs in your present moment.

Mental models used by a successful Luddite.

Organizing written notes are like thought control.

Build yourself on Twitter, a personal development platform where ideas can grow exponentially.


Ideas and information presented in my articles are for educational purposes only and not intended to be investment advice. Investments in the stock market and cryptocurrency could be speculative and volatile and result in money loss. Always conduct your own research. You may want to obtain independent legal, financial, taxation, and/or other professional advice with respect to any information from this content. I may mention products or services and some of those products are affiliate links that reward me.

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I'm a student of personal finance, investing, cryptocurrency, NFTs, & blockchain. I'm currently learning and thinking in public on The Weekly Summary. I'm also a foodie that loves fitness.

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