The housing market may have peaked. Will this be the roaring ’20’s for productivity? Why you should spend money on friends.
Gimme shelter: Housing’s surge at turning point? (Liz Ann Sonders)
Lots of great charts in this one. With them, Liz makes the case that the housing market may getting a little more sane.
Will the pandemic productivity boom last? (New York Times)
Economic growth over the long term is closely tied to population growth and productivity. With population growth plateauing, productivity will need to pick up the slack. Time will tell.
The cost of friendship (Incognito Money Scribe)
Nice piece on why social bonds are important to our well-being. Here’s one point that resonated with me. According to a Harvard study that spanned 80 years; the single best predictor of health and happiness was not your wealth or professional success, but your close relationships.