My happiness – thought experiment #7

The Saving Ninja, who is a fellow UK FI blogger, does these thought experiments every two months where he invites other blog writers to join in. His last one was about 'your unpopular opinion' and I wrote about how public enterprise is better than private. Today's is on the subject of happiness: “Most people’s lives … Continue reading My happiness – thought experiment #7

Why I’m delaying but not discounting social impact investing

When I started getting interested in investing I felt pretty certain I’d be doing the right thing and choosing the most ethical option I could find. I was browsing options online and the choice seemed to be narrowing down to a few funds that sit in the Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) bracket. But in the … Continue reading Why I’m delaying but not discounting social impact investing

Should we just have a Universal Basic Income?

I think there are basically two models of financial independence. Individual and Collective. In post number two I said the collective model was about diverting wealth investment into social uses, decreasing the number of hours you need to work to pay for an enjoyable life. A policy along these lines that has got really popular … Continue reading Should we just have a Universal Basic Income?