As a member of the FSG fee-only financial planning team, Justin Moilanen is an avid reader and content consumer. He’s always on the prowl for content that our clients and visitors might find useful, informative, entertaining, or enlightening. Some of the pieces are directly related to retirement planning, tax strategies, estate planning or other financial topics. Some of the pieces are not, but nonetheless engaging. Each month, he shares a few of his ideas with our Financial Service Group clients and friends through various media outlets. Here are Justin’s top picks for January, 2017. Watch.Listen.Read. and enjoy!
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Pursuit of Happyness – Basketball & Dreams (02:15)
“Don’t ever let someone tell you that you can’t do something. Not even me. You got a dream, you gotta protect it. When people can’t do something themselves, they’re gonna tell you that you can’t do it. You want something, go get it.”
Planet Money – Why Is The Milk In The Back Of The Store? (16:09)
“I think we have this idea in economics – in a lot of things, really – that when there is a question, there is an answer. But sometimes, there just isn’t.”
“The underlying economic rationale is that as industries from transportation to food production become more automated, there will be less demand for labor overall, while automated systems create a consistent surplus of value. In the absence of redistribution systems, that dynamic would rapidly accelerate income inequality, which can threaten both social and economic stability.”