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Morgan Housel: How to ACTUALLY Build Wealth, Investing to Gain Financial Independence | E266

Morgan Housel: How to ACTUALLY Build Wealth, Investing to Gain Financial Independence | E266

Update: 2024-01-08
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Morgan Housel made his first investment when he was 18, putting $1,000 into a certificate of deposit at his local bank. When he started to make some interest on that investment, he was hooked. He devoured books on finance and economics, eventually becoming a financial columnist for The Motley Fool and The Wall Street Journal. In today’s episode, Morgan shares why he thinks finance is more like psychology than physics, some of the common emotional pitfalls related to money, his secrets to staying rich, and much more.

 

Morgan Housel is a partner at The Collaborative Fund. He's the author of the best-selling book The Psychology of Money. He is a two-time winner of the Best in Business Award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and winner of the New York Times Sidney Award. His latest book is Same As Ever: A Guide to What Never Changes.

 

In this episode, Hala and Morgan will discuss:

- Serendipitously finding a job he loves

- The skiing accident that changed his life

- What he learned from James Clear and Atomic Habits

- How behavior can trump smarts

- Why finance is more like psychology than physics

- Independence and the purpose of wealth

- Common emotional pitfalls related to money

- Secrets to staying rich

- What Bill Gates can teach you about optimism

- Which unappreciated trait of Warren Buffet we should emulate

- How stress can be a good thing

- And other topics…

 

Morgan Housel is a partner at The Collaborative Fund. He's the author of the best-selling book The Psychology of Money. He is a two-time winner of the Best in Business Award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and winner of the New York Times Sidney Award. In 2022, MarketWatch named him one of the 50 most influential people in markets. He serves on the board of directors at Markel. His latest book is Same As Ever: A Guide to What Never Changes.

 

Resources Mentioned: 

Morgan’s Website: https://www.morganhousel.com/

Morgan’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/morgan-housel-5b473821/

Morgan’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/morganhousel/

Morgan’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/morganhousel

Morgan’s Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-morgan-housel-podcast/id1675310669

 Morgan’s Book, Same as Ever (2023): https://www.amazon.com/Same-Ever-Guide-Never-Changes/dp/0593332709/

 Morgan’s Book, The Psychology of Money (2020):https://www.amazon.com/Psychology-Money-Timeless-lessons-happiness/dp/0857197681

 

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Morgan Housel: How to ACTUALLY Build Wealth, Investing to Gain Financial Independence | E266

Morgan Housel: How to ACTUALLY Build Wealth, Investing to Gain Financial Independence | E266

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