In today’s day and age, the idea of digital minimalism can be a turn-off. It almost feels impossible to live without a smartphone.
This is exactly why I think Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport is a must-read. It reshapes the entire conversation around technology.
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Do you want to be wealthy?
Of course you do! We all do. Right?
A dear friend of mine recently sent me a book by economist Tyler Cowen. She found some of the ideas in it thought-provoking and wanted my take on it. So I read it.
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Antiwork is a new concept that arose out of the Great Resignation of 2021. For me though, antiwork is an apt word to describe my entire working career. I’ve been resisting the 9to5 corporate culture ever since I joined it.
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A few years ago I got hooked on tiny houses. I wanted to build one but had no idea where to even begin. That’s when I stumbled upon vanlife. Instead of building a tiny house, I could convert anything on wheels into a dwelling space and live wherever I drove it.
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Personal finance isn’t a subject taught in the American school system even though it really should be. If you feel dumb as a rock when it comes to your finances you’re not alone. Only 24% of Millennials are considered financially literate.
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Gurus get away with selling you courses and classes for hundreds of dollars while accountants make bank during tax season simply because most of us don’t understand our financial system. No matter where you’re at in your personal finance journey, the best (and arguably only) personal finance book you need to read this year is: Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin.
When I started Millionaire by Next Year I had a crazy goal in mind: become a millionaire, possibly by the next year. My goal wasn’t necessarily to literally become a millionaire, but rather, to transform my mindset around money, specifically wealth.
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Life is too short to work a job you hate. You never know when your next breath will be your last. Why spend your limited time working a job you hate?
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Maybe you want to explore the country or maybe you recently lost your job. No matter what brings you to life on the road, there are a few things you will want to have before you decide to live in your car.
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I have a confession to make: I’ve never read Your Money or Your Life. Well, until now that is. I stumbled upon it while thrifting last week and dived right in. For those of you unfamiliar with Vicki Robbins or YMOYL, this is the book of all books on financial independence. Everything you’ve read about FIRE or early retirement derived from the ideas first proposed in this book in this book. I’m only a chapter in and I’ve already made a stark realization: I’m middle-class poor.
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I’m not going to lie: the hardest thing about living in a car — compared to a van — is the bathroom situation. There’s no room for a toilet much less a shower. But fear not! There are several ways you can still take a shower even while you live in your car.
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