Slate Money on Carl Richards’ “One-Page Financial Plan,” the flash crash, and Paul Tudor Jones’ new non-profit.

Clever People Tell You How to Change Your Life 

Clever People Tell You How to Change Your Life 

Slate’s weekly business and finance podcast.
April 25 2015 2:03 AM

The Trying to Be Clever Edition 

Author and “Sketch Guy” columnist Carl Richards joins Slate Money to talk about financial planning, billionaire whimsy, and the flash crash.


Listen to Episode No. 50 of Slate Money:

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann welcome a special guest: financial planner, author, and New York Times columnist Carl Richards. Topics discussed include:

  • How do you get your financial life in order (and what does that even mean)?
  • How could a billionaire hedge-fund manager, a media magnate and Deepak Chopra cure capitalism (with more capitalism)?
  • Did naked mouse-ing cause the flash crash?

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Cathy O'Neil is a former hedge fund quant and blogger at

Felix Salmon is a journalist.

Jordan Weissmann is Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.