Things to Ponder: Matt’s Minutes [January 2024]


Matt Curfman, CFP®, CEO & Co-Owner of Richmond Brothers, covers some of his favorite passages from one of his favorite books, The Psychology of Money. Learn why these might be some things to consider as we start off the New Year!

  • 0:14 Happy New Year
  • 0:24 Recap of last Matt’s Minutes video
  • 0:48 Presidential election years
  • 1:15 Resetting for 2024 with Psychology of Money
  • 1:45 Get out of your own way
  • 2:20 Manage your money in a way that helps you sleep at night
  • 2:49 Become OK with a lot of things going wrong
  • 3:37 Worship room for error
  • 4:00 Define the game you’re playing
  • 4:10 Respect the mess
  • 4:25 Why these are good thoughts to consider

Or check out the Closed Captions here!


The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel Ch. 19 pg. 207 – 210

The commentary in this video reflects the personal opinions, viewpoints and analyses of Richmond Brothers employees, and should not be regarded as advisory services provided by Richmond Brothers, and are subject to change at any time without notice. Any mention of a particular security and related performance data is not a recommendation to buy or sell that security. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Any indices referenced for comparison are unmanaged and cannot be invested into directly. As always please remember investing involves risk and possible loss of principal capital; please seek advice from a licensed professional. Richmond Brothers, Inc. does not provide tax advice.


  1. Kathryn Keersmaekers on January 22, 2024 at 10:23 pm

    Great job Matt. I notice you had a haircut before you went on JTV. You look nice.

    • Richmond Brothers on February 6, 2024 at 11:08 am

      Thank you, Kathryn!

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