Can We Build Better Men?


Sorry about this groovy freedomists. This post isn’t about personal finance. It’s about something that’s been bothering me for a while. About a month ago I saw The Force Awakens, the latest installment of the Star Wars brand. Here’s an interview with Adam Driver, the actor who played the villain Kylo Ren. I don’t know … [Read more…]

There’s Nothing Like a Death to Give New Meaning to Financial Independence


Any lingering doubts we had about quitting our jobs next October disappeared when Mr. Groovy’s grandmother passed away almost two weeks ago. There’s nothing like a death to give new meaning to financial independence. “Nanna” was 96 years old. She had 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren. She was a sweetheart of a … [Read more…]

Financial Advice to Young People: Don’t Be DICKs


The best advice I can give young people is twofold. First, spend less than you earn. Second, systematically invest your savings for however long it takes you to accumulate twenty-five times your annual expenses. There you go, young people. In two simple sentences, I provided the secrets to getting rich. Now go freakin’ do it. … [Read more…]