May 2015 Content Curation



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This monthly series is my attempt to curate the web for you. I probably consume more content than one person should, but I am kind of a knowledge junkie. I don’t just consume content for the sake of consumption. The goal is to always learn something, gain a new perspective, contribute to the conversation, and fuel the idea factory. Reading is exercise for the brain and just like the body, it needs plenty of it to stay healthy.

In any given month I try to read at least 3-5 books. I also have over 100 different blogs that I follow from my Feedly app. In addition to the books and the blogs, I also listen to about a dozen podcasts. And then there is always the unplanned material that I stumble across or that gets shared with me.

With that said here are the ones I thought were worth sharing. They only represent a small percentage of what I actually read, but if you have the time they are worth checking out.


10 Reasons To Stay At Your Job – James Altucher

One Incredibly Simple Hack to Building an Online Business – Sarah @ Unsettle

Are you certain that you’re trapped? – Seth Godin

Ahoy, Polloi – The 10th Man (What happens to Buy & Hold when a Bear Market comes?)

APRIL TRAFFIC AND INCOME REPORT – $25,496.19 – Pinch of Yum

How to Generate a $1,000,0000 from your blog – Quick Sprout

“I Want to Create Passive Income, But I Don’t Know Where to Start” — Part I – Afford Anything

“I Want to Create Passive Income, But I Don’t Know Where to Start” — Part II – Afford Anything

Mortgage As A Forced Savings Account To Build Wealth – Financial Samurai

Shift In Strategy: How I’m Preparing For a Market Crash – FI Fighter

What I am Teaching My Son About Money – MMM

Warren Buffett’s Has Been Reducing His Bond Exposure For Years – CHARLES SIZEMORE’S TUMBLR

19 Things That Actually Happened in 1999 – Dividend Reference

Covert Gamma, Portfolio Insurance, and STDs – The 10th Man



Interview with Founder of Lending Memo – Farnoosh

Putting People Over Profit – School of Greatness podcast

Building a Profitable Business in an Unusual Niche with Anthony Metivier – Unsettle


Little Things Matter – Todd Smith

Benjamin Franklin: An American Life – Walter Isaacson


Gen Y Finance Guy

Hey, I’m Dom - the man behind the cartoon. You’ll notice that I sign off as "Gen Y Finance Guy" on all my posts, due to the fact that I write this blog anonymously (at least for now). I like to think of myself as the Chief Freedom Officer here of my little corner of the internet. In the real world, I’m a former 30-something C-Suite executive turned entrepreneur turned capital allocator.I am trying to humanize finance by sharing my own journey to Financial Freedom. I believe in total honesty and transparency. That is why before I ever started blogging, I decided that I would share all of my own financial stats. I do this not to brag, but instead to inspire motivate, and also to hold myself accountable. My goal is to be a beacon of hope, motivation, and inspiration, for you, the reader, by living life by example and sharing it all here on the blog.My sincere hope is that you will be able to learn from me - both from my successes and my failures!Read More


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    1. Thanks for giving me some good content to read :)

      I am sure you are spending your time during early retirement just the way you want.

  1. Dude, just read “I Want to Create Passive Income, But I Don’t Know Where to Start” — Parts I & II. Wow is she a good writer (following her now).

    I love her graph modeling the time-money relationship. Defiantly helps motivate since I’m in the early stages of entrepreneurship (lots of time, no money).

    Can’t wait for the later parts!

    Keep curating, I’ll keep reading them. Next on the list is Quick Sprout.

    1. Hey Kevin,

      Stoked that you’re finding value in the curated list. We get so inundated with so much content that it can become overwhelming.

      Glad I can hope point out a few gems.


  2. Still have these content curations I see.. You’re good at them Dom, I’d pay a solid $2 – $3 a week for your suggestions / recommendations, not sure if others would however could this be a business idea? ;)

    1. Glad you are enjoying them Jef!

      Maybe could be a business idea…something to think about in the future when I have more time freed up. Spending a lot of energy on the career right now, will have plenty to share on the blog over the next 6 months, but too early to spill the beans just yet.


    2. Awesome to hear that it’s all coming along nicely & I’ve gotta catch up yet, I’ll likely read them some time next year ;) ha

      Agreed, everything you say yes to is something else you say no to right!


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