SBV Curated Content | A Weekly Update of Enlightening & Intriguing Information | February 24, 2021

Businesses, Stock Markets & the Economy

12 Things I Remind Myself When Markets Go Crazy (Ben Carlson, CFA)

Why Valuations Probably Won’t Matter For a While (Ben Carlson, CFA)

Your Finances & other Wealth Management links

Here’s What You Need To Know About Your RMDs (Abacus)

Having an advisor help you manage your portfolio does not constitute ‘giving up.’ (

How to write your own ‘legacy letter.’ (

Visualizing Net Worth by Age in America (Visual Capitalist)

American Family Net Worth by Age

The Briefing

  • The age group with the highest average net worth in the U.S. is the 65-74 group, with $1.22 million in 2019 dollars.
  • There is a significant gap between median and mean (average) net worth in nearly every age category, suggesting that mean values are skewed upwards by outliers.


The Environment & ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) Investing

Made in Bangladesh’ may soon mean your clothing is much more sustainable. “Fast-fashion brands, from H&M to Target, are investing in recycling systems in Bangladesh, the second-largest garment manufacturer in the world.” (Fast Company)

How Does Bill Gates Plan To Solve The Climate Crisis? (3 Quarks Daily)


COVID-19 & Your Health

Excerpts from: Coronavirus links: the eye of a hurricane


Your Physical & Mental Well-being

What Our Food Reporters and Editors Make When They’re Too Tired to Cook. (The New York Times)

Use these 3 solid answers next time someone asks: ‘Tell me about yourself’ “A public speaking coach says the best thing about this open-ended question is the opportunity it offers.” (Fast Company)

This Week’s Serendipity

How mRNA works…for Star Wars fans. (

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Mrna Star Wars Comic

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