NO SUCH THING AS FREE LUNCH

Barry Ritholtz today in the Washington Post
  1. You are not going to win the lottery
  2. Your buddy's stock tip is worthless
  3. You won't buy an iPad for $3 on Quibids
  4. You won't buy the next Google
  5. You won't win $1,000,000 or even $1,000 on Fan Duel
  6. Your kid won't be the next MJ
  7. You're investment adviser won't make you fabulously rich with a small sum of money
  8. Your hedge fund won't beat a simple index fund in the long run
  9. Work hard, take risks and make your own wealth