I was spinning my wheels about 2 stats recently. #1 How much money has disappeared from my Net Worth over the last several weeks? And #2 Where can I get more money to buy stocks at these discounted prices? Turns out I was far from alone. Freedom is Groovy has way ahead with this post; … Continue reading Corona Cojones and the Stock Market
It is hard for me to write that sentence about FinCon. I absolutely love parts of the FIRE community. I love how unselfish it is. Bloggers will share secrets rather than hoard them. People share their intimate financial information with complete strangers. All because we share a dream of buying back our free time on … Continue reading Why I Stopped going to FinCon
Saving Ninja is at it again with another episode of 'Thought Experiments'. This time it is about the future economy. The link is HERE. The question posed is thus; I recently read a statistic that 85% of the jobs there will be in 2030 have not yet been created. What do you think these jobs … Continue reading Uncle Rico’s Rather Dire View of the World in 2040.
Too many people Making too many problems And not much love to go round Cant you see This is a land of confusion. - Genesis I have never been one to tell you that your baby is ugly, but If your baby looks like Winston Churchill, I am not going to fawn over how cute … Continue reading Disturbing FIRE trends
I read an interesting post the other day from CorporateMonkey about children in the workforce and its relative cultural appropriateness. It got me to thinking. (About 2 posts really, see the other one I wrote on What Do Children Know About Money.) Childhood is a relatively new concept, even for America. It seems like a … Continue reading DO As I say, Not as I DO