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SoWa Winter Festival

Dec 3, 2019 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Wintertime fun for the whole family can be had at the 5th annual SoWa Winter Festival. Enjoy the biggest winter shopping village and festival in Boston. You'll find the perfect handmade gifts, sip on winter cocktails, and discover the best of the SoWa Art + Design District. Free to attend, the festival includes Boston's best food trucks and live ice sculpting, as well as the galleries, artist studios, and shops that call SoWa home year 'round. SoWa Boston | 450 Harrison AvenueBoston, MA, 0...

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The Big Debt Crisis Article

Dec 3, 2019 - Max Osbon ( 8 mins to read)

Without debt, the majority of people would never be able to own a home. Companies would struggle to build data centers and manufacturing plants. Governments wouldn’t be able to build subway systems, hospitals or highways. No debt means no growth. Still, there are limits. Too much debt, poorly managed, leads to disasters. With this in mind, Ray Dalio and his firm Bridgewater published a massive ...

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Thank You & Gratitude

Nov 26, 2019 - Max Osbon ( 2 mins to read)

In an age of abundance, the communal practice of giving thanks is something to be grateful for in and of itself. Taking the time to give thanks is an opportunity for a perspective reset. It allows us to step beyond whatever challenge-du-jour we have faced and step into a place of empathy and connection. Often caught up in our efforts to continually improve and progress, Thanksgiving offers a welcome reminder to take a step back and truly acknowledge the people, things and experiences we ha...

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The Body: A Guide for Occupants

Nov 20, 2019 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. The book guides us through the human body–how it functions, its remarkable ability to heal itself, and (unfortunately) the ways it can fail. As Bill Bryson writes, “We pass our existence within this wobble of flesh and yet take it almost entirely for granted.” The Body will cure that indifference with generous doses of wondrous, compulsively readable...

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Cosmic Origins

Nov 13, 2019 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

This year the Harvard Museum of Natural History marked the 50th anniversary of the first manned mission to the Moon and Neil Armstrong's "giant leap for mankind" with the unveiling of Cosmic Origins. Visitors can investigate the origins of and processes shaping planetary bodies and stars by using touchable specimens, colorful visuals, and interactive media. Through November 27, 2019, the exhibit will also feature an original lunar specimen, on loan from NASA, collected during Apollo 12. ...

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Boston Beer and BBQ Fest

Nov 6, 2019 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

The fifth annual Boston Beer & BBQ Fest focuses on locally made craft beers and ciders as well as showcasing some of the best local BBQ joints around. By attending you'll have access to over 80 craft beers and ciders, as well as mountains of BBQ. This year will feature 25 New England craft brewers and cideries along with 7 local BBQ joints. Standout brewers showcasing special offerings include local favorites Trillium Brewing Co. and Notch Brewing as well as Allagash Brewing Co. from Maine. ...

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MFA Late Nites

Oct 30, 2019 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

The MFA kicks off another season of its Late Nites programming, keeping portions of the museum open until 2 a.m. Visitors can catch a sneak peek of “The Banner Project,” a large-scale installation from artist Robert Pruitt depicting members of the Boston community that will be on display through fall 2020. There will also be a beer garden, late-night snacks, performance artists, and live music in various sections of the museum. (Fridays from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; $20;...

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Considerations Before Every Buy and Sell Decision

Honest investing requires an honest take

Oct 22, 2019 - Max Osbon ( 6 mins to read)

It is easier to make money decisions when you depersonalize them. Think of your investments as a business with very clear profit and loss metrics. Practice the dispassionate discipline of looking at all stakeholders and considering all goals, timelines and risks. Now that it’s late October and just a few months before the close of the calendar year, let’s take a look at the many investment cons...

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Fall Foliage Brunch Cruise

Oct 22, 2019 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Get a new perspective on fall foliage! The Fall Foliage Brunch Cruise-- a 2.5-hour excursion around Boston Harbor-- offers panoramic views of the Harbor Islands, historic tales, and a three-course brunch menu. Cocktails are available for purchase, including the Northern Lights Mimosa featuring St. Germain, orange juice and bubbles. See and hear about historic sites like the harbor islands, Independence Fort, Bunker Hill Monument, Old North Church, the USS Constitution and more — not to mentio...

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