“Better Offer? We’ll Match It”: Refinance Edition

I am in the process of refinancing my mortgage. Lower rate. Some cash-out. Pretty standard stuff. In doing so I contacted multiple lenders to receive quotes. Some had phantom 2% rates that disappeared once the fine print came out. Some had great rates. Some had decent rates but were willing to match any better rates. … Continue reading “Better Offer? We’ll Match It”: Refinance Edition


This has become my new mantra. Don’t want to exercise? WWFRW. Want to eat that pint of ice cream? WWFRW. Don’t want to get out of bed? WWFRW. WWFRW. What Would Future Rick Want. It’s easy to focus on immediate satisfaction. How much better does another 20 minutes of sleep sound instead of going to … Continue reading WWFRW

Media Ketosis

Yesterday, I was listening to the podcast, Capital Allocators, with guest Chris Dixon. The conversation turned to media consumption, and Chris spoke of his framework in a way that I never had before thought. Chris follows a keto diet for his nutritional consumption and thinks of media consumption in a similar light.  Twitter is sugar. The news … Continue reading Media Ketosis

Ye for President?

2020, man. In what world are we living? https://twitter.com/kanyewest/status/1279575273365594112 I’m started to think a platform where anyone can yell into the universe without any vetting could be problematic. https://giphy.com/gifs/season-13-the-simpsons-13x13-l2JdU7e38RqzdlakU It’s one thing when an old man is yelling at clouds. It’s another when those words can influence global politics. Let’s take two candidates with possible … Continue reading Ye for President?

Advice to Break into Tech/VC without a Tech Background from a World-Class VC

Recently, I joined Matt Mazzeo's Jam Session community on Geneva. It's a great collection of techies/VCs/writers and other interesting people shooting the shit on all kinds of topics. One of the questions I asked the community was: "Any advice for someone from a non-tech background (Real Estate Finance) in NYC to break into tech/venture?" @mazzeo … Continue reading Advice to Break into Tech/VC without a Tech Background from a World-Class VC