Only use debt to grow future earnings

TL;DR: Debt should only be used to make investments that will pay off in the future. Used wisely, debt can create the leverage you need to accelerate your career, life, and investments. Used poorly, and it can become an unbearable burden with the potential to blow up your future self. Bad debt decisions are made … Continue reading Only use debt to grow future earnings

The biggest financial mistake you can make is pursuing a career you hate

TL;DR: Many people obsessed with the early retirement part of FIRE are driven by a desire to quit a job they hate. They feel that if they can just tough it out in a painful job long enough, eventually they can quit and be free. While this is true, it's probably not the best path … Continue reading The biggest financial mistake you can make is pursuing a career you hate

90% of life is about showing up

'Can wake up early and get shit done' - Chubbyurma, Reddit Perusing Reddit the other day, I came across this gem of a thread (I recommend r/ShowerThoughts when you need a laugh). While I agree, in part, with the OP's point, I particularly enjoyed the responses. The point of the folks responding is that simply … Continue reading 90% of life is about showing up