Five Simple Freedom Habits for the New Year

Simplify, simplify, simplify – that’s what Thoreau urged in Walden. Over the past year, I’ve tried to take his words to heart as I’ve removed things, influences, people, and places from my life that made no positive contribution. I’ve also tried to be more succinct in thought, word, and deed (hey, David Byrne, you were […]

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Jeez, how hard is it to achieve financial freedom, and how long does it take?

Good questions. To answer them, though, we need first to discuss what financial freedom really is and what it means to achieve it. A critical component of personal freedom is financial freedom: having enough financial assets to generate income that will cover your living expenses without the need for any kind of employment (except for […]

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