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
The dream house myth, is shortly told, the myth that you will find a house that is “what I always dreamed of” or the house that “is just so me”. That is a myth and a marketing trick to make people buy houses (and actually all kind of things) that we do not need. Therefore, … Continue reading What is your dreamhouse? Answer: a Myth
It is a cliché, the 24/7 information, facebook, twitter, online newspapers. I have many times caught myself checking a specific website or social network recurrently after only a few minutes of having visited that site (and I still do). What do I expect to gain from it? When I think logically about it the answer … Continue reading Break free from Information Addiction
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?
When was the last time you exercised? Or made and effort that forced you to breath heavily and your heart rate increase? I hope it was recently, but you will have to agree that this is not the case in the great majority of people living in the western society. You probably know at someone … Continue reading Becoming a human being