It was a quiet week on most blogs leading into the Easter weekend. My posts for this week were
Value Averaging Nonsense
Value Averaging Experiments
The Value of Math
Here are my short takes and some weekend reading.
Scott Adams of Dilbert fame says that the need for management is on the decline.
Gail Vaz-Oxlade has some advice for investors whose stomachs churn as their portfolios go up and down. Her advice is sensible enough, but I worry about telling people to lighten up on stocks if they are worried. The problem is that they will be most worried when stock prices are lowest. Maybe a better answer is to write a letter to yourself explaining how worried you are. Then when stock prices recover, read the letter and decide to lighten up on stocks while prices are high in anticipation of the next drop in stock prices.
The Blunt Bean Counter explains some of the pitfalls of making a housing loan to your married children even if you formalize the loan.
Million Dollar Journey looks at how the federal budget affects small business owners.