When early retirement goes mainstream, its destitute!

One of the more interesting aspects of early retirement and financial independence is when the concept goes mainstream online. The comments that these articles get are typically very, very negative through traditional media outlets, and I think that it demonstrates so vividly how tough it is for many among us to consider another way of life. … Continue reading When early retirement goes mainstream, its destitute!

A Yahoo report on finances that actually makes sense?

Audio introduction

You won’t believe what I found online the other day – it was a Yahoo Finance story about a Yahoo columnist and author who believes that useless increases in the cost of the so-called “American Dream” are sending middle class Americans deeper and deeper into debt.  The miraculous element of this story is what the author claims is the cause of this phenomenon: their own spending. Continue reading “A Yahoo report on finances that actually makes sense?”