Category Archives: General FIRE

Warren Buffet Wins Bet – Was There Any Doubt?

This came out a month or so ago, but I missed it.  Index Funds Win!  This idea plays perfectly into two issues I’ve talked about before:  Direct Investing vs. Robots, and How I’m Better than Hedge Funds, but not as good … Continue reading

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Why An Increasing Lifestyle Can Actually Reduce Your Happiness

We read a fair bit in this community about the concept of Hedonic Adaptation.  It is usually invoked in discussing whether we should allow our lifestyle to “move up” as we increase our income.  We have probably all fallen victim … Continue reading

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What I Read this Week of September 24

From Darrow Kirkpatrick at Can I Retire Yet? – A reminder to stop and appreciate the things you love now, and not to postpone that enjoyment until “retirement”. If you like Whisky (or think you’d like to try) – This is … Continue reading

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What I Read This Week of September 17

Here are a few of the things I read this week and really liked: From Bob at Tawcan – an insightful post discussing, among other things, paying yourself first in time (as opposed to money).  A great idea! From Maggie … Continue reading

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Why Do We Struggle with What Comes Next?

If you have been reading in the FIRE blogosphere long enough you’ve probably noted that there are topic trends that seem to take root at certain times.  There are several prominent sites that will do articles on a particular topic, … Continue reading

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