October 16, 2019

Thankfully, Life is Full of Problems (More To That) – “Having problems is a natural constant of life, and feeling overwhelmed is a symptom of forgetting this very fact. Without these challenges, life would cease to have meaning, nor would it be any fun.”

 

Going against the grain (Josh Overmyer) – A friendly reminder that you should question conventional financial wisdom every now and then.

 

Bored to Death: What is Boreout Syndrome? (Big Think) – “Many would scoff at the idea that not having enough work to do would be anything to complain about, but boreout can have some serious impacts on your physical and mental health.”

October 15, 2019

How to Save Money Without Sacrificing Your Taco Habit (Cash for Tacos) – Some practical advice on how to save money for the future and enjoy the things you love (like tacos) now.

 

How I Became Location Independent At 22 (Tom Blake) – Tom shares the major factors that enabled him to become location independent by 22 along with some helpful tips for others aspiring to do the same.

 

The Nocebo Effect and How It Could Harm Your Wealth (The Financial Bodyguard) – “If you’re constantly being told the market is going to tank, you might end up believing it and make financial decisions that are detrimental to your financial health.”

October 14, 2019

Life is Short (Paul Graham) – “Relentlessly prune bullshit, don’t wait to do things that matter, and savor the time you have. That’s what you do when life is short.”

 

How are the 2000 and 2008 retirees doing? (Go Curry Cracker) – A fascinating look at how the portfolios of people who retired right before the two most recent market crashes are doing today.

 

Self-Management Matters More Than Money Management (Brave Saver) – You can’t really manage your money (or anything else) until you can manage yourself.

October 10, 2019

The 9 Types of People You’ll Meet in Retirement (Advance Capital Management) – “Everyone’s experience in retirement is unique. But there are some characterizations we can draw from data collected in various surveys and studies of retirees. Put together they form the nine types of people you’ll encounter throughout your later years. Some offer attributes you may want to adopt and others those you are best to avoid. They all, however, can provide lessons on how to live a fulfilling retirement.”

 

It’s Official: I’m Leaving My Job (The Dragons on FIRE) – Dragon Guy from The Dragons on FIRE shares his decision to leave his full-time job.

 

Successful Success (Calibrating Capital) – “Make your own definition of success your’s – and then design and measure your life accordingly.”