The Weekly Upside

Financial Advice that doesn't suck
Created 31 May 2021
  • 📈Tortoise & Tar
    21 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    Today, we’re going to cover stock valuations and the difference between growth vs value stocks. So, why the f**k is there a picture of a Tortoise smoking a cigarette? One, because it’s funny, and two,...
  • 📈Bondage
    15 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Note: we apologize for the delay in this week’s newsletter. Our team experienced some scheduling pressures that necessitated pushing the newsletter to today. Blame it on “supply-chain issues.” Stocks ...
  • WTF Are Equities?
    07 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Publicly traded US equities are the largest investment class in the world with an estimated value of $40.3 trillion. “Equities” is the fancy way to refer to stocks - the two terms are largely intercha...
  • 📈Raising the Debt Roof
    30 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    For a building with such a tall ceiling, Congress seems to spend an awful lot of time arguing about raising it. And while it does lead to some cool, albeit foreboding, pictures in the news, you are pr...
  • 📈Evergreen or Evergrande?
    23 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    This Monday the stock market was rocked by news that a giant container ship named “Evergrande” was stuck in the Suez Canal. Just kidding, that was the “Ever Given”, operated by Evergreen Marine Corp. ...
  • Home Security
    16 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Last week, the CEO of Coinbase - the largest cryptocurrency exchange - decided to pick a fight with the SEC (Securities Exchange Commission). Now, the impli -- What am I saying? You definitely missed ...
  • 📈🏈Football is Back
    09 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    It’s September, which means NFL football is back and about damn time. A new season means a clean slate: whether that’s a new coach, a new crop of players, or just wiping away the stink from a weird 20...
  • It's Wedding Season, Kid
    02 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 1
    If you’re like us, the last few years have been punctuated by weddings, bridal/baby showers, and bachelor/ette parties. All of these come with a dollar sign affixed to them, whether it's gifts, plane ...
  • 📈💵Mattress Money
    26 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
    “Cash is King,” as the saying goes. But, in today’s environment, that statement feels like it’s losing relevance by the day. Not only do we have credit cards, Venmo, and even cryptocurrencies to repla...
  • Life, Liberty, Less Insurance
    19 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
    Note: we’ve been following the Afghanistan situation closely. It’s heartbreaking, infuriating, and tragic. We felt it was inappropriate for us to provide commentary on the situation beyond that. We’ve...
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