Derek Condon, CFP
Ideas about personal finance, human behaviour, and how we can make better decisions for our future selves.

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Jul
10
Using Time Buckets to Live a Better Life

Using Time Buckets to Live a Better Life

Over the weekend I read Die With Zero by Bill Perkins. As a Financial Planner, it's a complicated
5 min read
Jul
03
πŸ“š Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

πŸ“š Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

🎯 Read This Book If You want to gain an understanding of the role our thoughts play in achieving our dreams.
12 min read
Jun
26
How Simplicity Wins with Investing

How Simplicity Wins with Investing

Occam’s Razor is the idea that the simplest explanation is most likely the correct explanation. It sounds straightforward enough,
6 min read
Jun
19
How to Avoid Building Wealth (And What to do Instead)

How to Avoid Building Wealth (And What to do Instead)

Wealth can mean a lot of different things, but it essentially is freedom. It's freedom away from what
4 min read
Jun
12
πŸ“š Your Future Self by Hal Hershfield

πŸ“š Your Future Self by Hal Hershfield

🎯 Read This Book If You want to find better balance in your life by understanding how to connect with your
13 min read
Jun
05
Morgan Housel's Rules of the Money Game

Morgan Housel's Rules of the Money Game

All credit for this post goes to Morgan Housel. There's a link to the podcast episode below where
9 min read
May
29
Solving Canada’s $13 Trillion Retirement Gap

Solving Canada’s $13 Trillion Retirement Gap

Netflix's series, Money, Explained, covers a lot of interesting topics. The one that really got my attention was
15 min read
May
22
πŸ“š Simple Wealth, Inevitable Wealth by Nick Murray

πŸ“š Simple Wealth, Inevitable Wealth by Nick Murray

🎯 Read This Book If You want to understand what makes investors successful over the long-term, and how a Financial Advisor
13 min read
May
15
Nick Murray's Six Variables of Investor Success

Nick Murray's Six Variables of Investor Success

If I told you that six variables account for upwards of 90% of your long-term investment returns, would that grab
5 min read
May
08
Avoiding Mistakes Matters More Than Making Great Shots

Avoiding Mistakes Matters More Than Making Great Shots

If you follow golf, there's a couple of names you're hearing more than ever lately: Nelly
6 min read