SBV Curated Content | A Weekly Update of Enlightening & Intriguing Information | November 4, 2020

COVID-19 & Your Health

Is it safe to see grandparents for the holidays during COVID-19? Experts weigh in. (HuffPost)

A room, a bar and a classroom: how the coronavirus is spread through the air. “The risk of contagion is highest in indoor spaces but can be reduced by applying all available measures to combat infection via aerosols. Here is an overview of the likelihood of infection in three everyday scenarios, based on the safety measures used and the length of exposure.” (El Pais)

Your Finances & other Wealth Management links

12 year-end tax moves to make, or at least look into, in November 2020 (don’tmesswithtaxes.com)

Social Security in Plain Language (ssa.gov)

What to Do When Your Equity Compensation Is Granted and Vested (Daniel Zajac)

Undisclosed: Most Homebuyers and Renters Aren’t Warned About Flood or Wildfire Risk (npr.org)

Businesses, Stock Markets & the Economy

Elections and the March of Markets. “It’s natural for investors to seek a connection between who wins the White House and which way stocks will go. But a look at history underscores that the outcome of an election is only one of many inputs to the market.” (Dimensional)

 

Visualizing How the Pandemic is Impacting American Wallets (Visual Capitalist)

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

Dead Bugs Are Getting in the Way of Fully Autonomous Self-Driving Cars. Elon Musk vs. the Mayfly. (Sam Abuelsamid)

Harley-Davidson unveils a gorgeous new electric bike called Serial 1. “The motorcycle manufacturer is spinning out its e-bike division as a separate business.” (The Verge)

Your Physical & Mental Well-being

Want to be happier? Help other people with your money.(humbledollar.com)

The modern office looks the way it does thanks to monks and Cosimo I de’ Medici. (the conversation.com)

How bookstores are weathering the pandemic. “Independent bookstores are doing everything they can to stay in business.” (vox.com)

Why We’re All Likely Spreading Misinformation, and How to Stop (behavioral scientist)

What words were added to Webster’s Dictionary the year you were born? (merriam-webster.com)

Today’s WFH office

A reminder of Fall from Larry:

 

OK, not technically a WFH but too cute not to share; he reminds me of our Leo:

Cat Goes to Beach for The First Time and Has Very Strong Opinions About It (the Dodo)

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