Jack Csenge

Real Financial Planning

What is financial planning? When you really take the time to boil it down, it’s simply nothing more than a comprehensive planning session around some topic. For some that might be counting the days until you stop working and retire. For others, it’s understanding how to bring on a business partner, divide their company equity,…

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My View on Bitcoin

Over the past 5 years, the world has begun to be inundated with news on the concept of cryptocurrencies. A new way to transact, invest, and conduct commerce in the modern age. It doesn’t matter where you hear about it, everyone seems to be intrigued and confused at the same time. I remember vividly in…

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The Misinformation Age

Peter Lynch is famously quoted saying “buy what you know”. A simple statement to help investors find a path forward among the confusion of the investing world. In the 1970’s, when Peter Lynch ran Fidelity’s Magellan fund, investing was a platform for the ultra rich and highly educated. Today, anyone with a smartphone can trade…

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Hype Investing

This wasn’t a bunch of people with a solid investing thesis on businesses like Gamestop, AMC Theaters, and Blackberry but rather some brilliant research into how markets work followed by a lot of hype. If you need to get caught up on what happened, Gamestop has had numerous hedge funds betting on its demise for…

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Motion vs. Action

Over the past few weeks, I have been diving into Atomic Habits by James Clear. The book is a wonderful exploration of how our brains create both good and bad habits. If you ever read the book “The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg”, this is a great follow-up and expansion on that same idea. One of…

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Boring Wealth

Nobody likes boring. Boring people, boring conferences, boring sporting events, boring shows. Boring sucks… But… is boring what we need? As a society, we have lost patience. Any kind of patience…. When the gas pump takes longer to put gas in the car When our internet connect slows down When a text message won’t send…

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What a Year

2020 is one for the record books. Not just the annual record books, but more of a year that will be in focus for investors, researchers, academics, and so many more for decades to come. The past year will be in our history books forever. If I were to call you in January of last…

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Small Steps

Starting a new goal or routine can sometimes seem unimaginable. Understanding that your body can run a marathon seems impossible when you are only in the early innings of training. The same is true for those looking ahead at retirement. The task seems almost like climbing a mountain, and to some, an unattainable goal. Over…

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A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in…

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