Morgan came on the podcast to talk cognitive biases, personal finance, and writing. He took an interesting path to his current career and uses that to his advantage when teaching through his writing.
Morgan Housel is a columnist at the Motley Fool and The Wall Street Journal. His work is also featured in USA Today, The Huffington Post, and Business Insider.
He is a two-time winner of the Best in Business award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and was selected by the Columbia Journalism Review for the Best Business Writing 2012 anthology. In 2013 he was a finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award and Scripps Howard Award. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Southern California.
Morgan’s Book Recommendations
The Intelligent Investor by Ben Graham
Confessions of a Street Addict by Jim Cramer
Financial Advice for My New Son
122 Things Everyone Should Know About Investing and the Economy
Why I’m an Optimist
Connect with Morgan
Morgan’s Challenge; Go out and read things that you know you are going to disagree with to round out your view of the world.