Being a man is not a popular thing these days. Media and society are trying to tame men and make beta men seem desirable and use them as role models. Many people seem to be happy about that, but some of us are starting to realize that even though men and women should have the … Continue reading Is Masculinity under attack? The War on Men
There are two enormous pitfalls (among others) when trying to save money, one of them are positional goods, the other is lifestyle inflation. Lifestyle inflation, is when, upon increasing our income, we increase our expenses “because now we can afford it” often, increase the expenses more than the income. So one buys a bigger car, … Continue reading The more you buy the happier you’ll be (or not) – Positional goods
Housing is probably the biggest expense most people have, it is my biggest expense at least, and there is high probability that it is also yours. So, when choosing housing, one needs to carefully consider the wants and needs, as a small percentage in savings can represent a HUGE saving long term. I owe this … Continue reading How to become financial independent by cutting your housing costs
It has been a few years since I discovered the current of people striving to become financial independent, the goal of many of these people is to not need to work any more in their life. If that sounds interesting to you, keep reading. People who are financial independent, continue to work in one thing … Continue reading What is Financial independence, and how to get started
It is quite funny, or tragic, the way many people in the developed world choose to live their lives (me included). We work, making a lot of money for the owners of both big and small companies, and also, some money for ourselves. We exchange labour for capital. We work a lot for some money, … Continue reading Is consumerism the way to go?
It is quite simple, planet earth has LIMITED resources. The human species is growing exponentially, human consumption is also growing exponentially. It DOES NOT MATTER, if we become more efficient, we use solar or wind energy (so called green), NOTHING matters. If we keep growing we will exhaust the earth resources. Anyone that has a … Continue reading Why degrowth?