Yesterday we aired a guest-free version of Abnormal Returns on StockTwits TV.  We reflected on the disparate nature of our past two guests and how in fact they are more closely related than one might think.  The bottom line being that to succeed in trading one has to have the rest of your personal finances in order.  The same of course can be said of all Americans, especially in light of the state of financial literacy.

Links mentioned in the above videocast:

StockTwits on Time Magazine’s Top 50 Websites of 2010 » Howard Lindzon

Primum non nocere – Abnormal Returns

The Little Book of Main Street Money – Jonathan Clements

ARTV with Carl Richards – Abnormal Returns

ARTV with Mike Bellafiore – Abnormal Returns

The Sketchpad: Personal Finance on a Napkin  –

The dangers of financial illiteracy in America : The New Yorker

‘Dilbert’s’ 9-point financial plan worthy of economics Nobel – MarketWatch

‘Dilbert’ Cartoonist Puts His Money Into ETFs –

The Stock Market is still for Suckers and why you should put your money in the bank « blog maverick

The Best Investment Advice You Will Ever Get « blog maverick

What Do You Really Need…Ask the ‘Jerk’ Steve Martin » Howard Lindzon

Efficient Frontier and William Bernstein – Information Processing

Good Advice from a Trading Coach  – Options for Rookies

William Bernstein: Wild Ride Hasn’t Changed ‘Verities’ Of Investing  – IndexUniverse