History on FIRE

The start of a new mini series Do you find history interesting? I do. I love how alien it can feel, while still giving us clues about how we got to where we are. Most of all I love that history can inspire a bit of creativity about the future. It can be a utopian … Continue reading History on FIRE

My unpopular opinion: public is better

There's a blogger called Saving Ninja who does thought experiments every two months and invites other FIRE bloggers to join in. (Original post with links to other participants too) This is the first one that's come up since I started blogging and I thought I'd give it a go. Here are the rules: At the … Continue reading My unpopular opinion: public is better

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?