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For example, Dogs of the Dow.

“The first $100,000 is a bitch”

The first $100,000

Seems daunting from down here, doesn't it?
Seems daunting from down here, doesn’t it?

In her book Damn Right!: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger, Janet Lowe credits Charlie Munger with uttering the sentence, “The first $100,000 is a bitch” at an annual shareholders meeting.

It may be tempting to roll your eyes and see this as some kind of platitude that has no real relevance to where you are today, but that would be a mistake.  There’s both wisdom and math behind that deceptively simple sentence.

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