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Thank you sir 🤝

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Great article. Makes a lot of sense and I’ve deffo been that guy in a casino before!

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Thank you! And we all have haha

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I came by this article through Conor MacNeill and was very impressed with the writing and the content. Informative piece told in an easily digestible and humorous way. Kudos.

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Conor is a great writer and his newsletter is awesome, glad he shared my piece and glad you enjoyed it!

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In case you aren’t familiar with Fred Schwed Jr. https://thecitesite.com/authors/fred-schwed/

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Jack, you’re much wiser than most. I’m an old fart now, but I played with house money during the dot.com boom and still have the scars. Now, with all that I need sitting in an account, I invest with the utmost paranoia. FOMO has given way to FOLA (Fear Of Losing All), because I can tell you, I’m not going back to the grind ever again. Let the young guns take the risks and spin the wheel, as Fred Schwed Jr. wrote in his book, Where are the Customer’s Yachts?, “Like all of life’s rich emotional experiences, the full flavor of losing important money cannot be conveyed by literature. You cannot convey to an inexperienced girl what it is truly like to be a wife and mother. There are certain things that cannot be adequately explained to a virgin by words or pictures.”

Stay humble.

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Love that Schwed quote, thanks for sharing Charlie! I need to check out some of his work. And thank you for the kind words.

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Keep writing, I’ve been forwarding your blogs to my nephews and niece, they need to hear it from somone their age for it to resonate. Coming from me it’s sounds as if I’m preaching, coming from you it’s another story.

Fred only wrote one book, as far as I know, and it’s a doozy.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/288897.Where_Are_the_Customers_Yachts_

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I appreciate you sharing with the fam! and yeah I know what you mean 100%. I'm hoping I can keep some of my friends from blowing their accounts up as well.

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You probably paid more than most people's salaries for this life lesson, but it was probably worth it long term and it made for a great article. That Morgan Housel quote is rich. Pun intended.

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More than worth it, been having a lot more fun livin' since then. That's kind of the point, imo. And every Morgan Housel quote is 10/10.

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