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
All large expenses should be measured against a cost–value comparison as part of the decision making process. I agree with that. The FIRE niche is a tough crowd when it comes to convincing people to spend money on intangible outcomes. However this post argues that those who would disparage spending money on college education are … Continue reading You are Wrong About College