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Leon Tager

Written by Leon Tager who lives and works in Seattle writing about a better life. You should follow him on Twitter

What should I do about the upcoming market crash?

19 August, 2019

Photo by Chris Liverani on Unsplash If you’ve been following financial news lately or religiously tracking your net worth on Mint like I do…

Do we have a right to education, healthcare or housing?

08 July, 2019

Photo by Kamesh Vedula on Unsplash One advantage of hiking with friends is the inevitability of bringing up interesting topics of…

Saving Capitalism: a review

28 May, 2019

I picked up Robert Reich’s “Saving Capitalism — For the many, not the few” at a semi-annual book sale run by the Seattle Public Library. I…

Democracy doesn’t belong here

29 April, 2019

Photo by Arnaud Jaegers on Unsplash In the 80’s my neighbourhood was poor and crime ridden. Since then, things have drastically changed. The…

The deception of the fun money portfolio

08 April, 2019

By now, everyone has heard that stock picking is a fruitless pursuit. These days you have index funds and ETFs tracking whatever your heart…

Hey there survivor, join my stock portfolio

18 March, 2019

Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay Despite my best attempts, majority of people around me still dabble in stock picking. I’m not here to…

Money doesn’t buy you happiness. Let’s fix that.

12 February, 2019

Money doesn’t buy you happiness. Unless, of course, you believe this study where $75,000 could. Or maybe, if you are enlightened and in the…

Challenge accepted: resolutions for 2019

07 January, 2019

You may remember my article from last year titled “My favourite part of new year”. I don’t want to spoil it but (you know I’m going to spoil…

Grading my resolutions for 2018

29 December, 2018

Another year is coming to a close. Long term readers may know this time of the year as my favourite. It’s the time I get to reflect on the…

How to stop corporate bailouts forever

12 December, 2018

I joined the workforce around July 2008. I was looking forward to earning money. My pay was going to be in the thousands. I was excited to…