Can NVIDIA Turn Around Tegra in 2014?

While NVIDIA hit a speedbump in 2013 with its Tegra line of mobile processors, could 2014 be its breakout year?

Feb 8, 2014 at 11:00AM


With a fresh lineup of new and exciting products such as the Tegra 4i and the Tegra K1, can NVIDIA regain the momentum that it once had with its prior-generation Tegra 2/3 products? Join Evan Niu, CFA and Fool contributor Ashraf Eassa as they discuss NVIDIA's long-term prospects in mobile.

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A Financial Plan on an Index Card

Keeping it simple.

Aug 7, 2015 at 11:26AM

Two years ago, University of Chicago professor Harold Pollack wrote his entire financial plan on an index card.

It blew up. People loved the idea. Financial advice is often intentionally complicated. Obscurity lets advisors charge higher fees. But the most important parts are painfully simple. Here's how Pollack put it:

The card came out of chat I had regarding what I view as the financial industry's basic dilemma: The best investment advice fits on an index card. A commenter asked for the actual index card. Although I was originally speaking in metaphor, I grabbed a pen and one of my daughter's note cards, scribbled this out in maybe three minutes, snapped a picture with my iPhone, and the rest was history.

More advisors and investors caught onto the idea and started writing their own financial plans on a single index card.

I love the exercise, because it makes you think about what's important and forces you to be succinct.

So, here's my index-card financial plan:


Everything else is details. 

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