When I was a child, sometimes I thought that everything was my fault.
There’s no question about it: Society expects something from us. And for the most part, it expects us to follow the common order of things.
In March of 2020, a shock hit the entire world.
I remember growing up in public school, and in my Civics class, we learned what seemed to be a very basic financial construct: Money can’t buy happiness. It was that simple.
The quarantine won’t last forever.
High income debt. The phrase seems to contradict itself, but for far too many high income earners, debt is still one of the biggest factors in financial struggle.
The relentless 24-hour news cycle is hinged around profit, suffers from misinformation and paints a less-than-ideal picture of society. And, too many of us buy into it.
Nearly 14 trillion. That’s the number that I want you to focus on for a minute. It’s a big number, isn’t it?
I hate the phrase “never give up”. I can appreciate the positive vibes, but the phrase itself is so utterly flawed that it should never be used in human society.
For many years (three, to be exact), a big part of our story was living full-time in our 30′ Airstream travel trailer. Living small still is a huge part of our early retirement story, but in 2019, we bought something that has changed the way that we live our lives.