Here’s a mystery for you. I got an email from a reader volunteering a guest post. I was intrigued because her story looked different from normal. One of the things I’m trying to encourage around here is the idea that someone from any background can get rich. Or at least get enough of a safety […]

Well that was easier than I thought. Just over a month ago, I wrote here about how I was gonna try not to drink alcohol during February. Its been a fascinating experience. When I first started, it honestly felt like this could be one of the harder challenges that I’ve set myself. And that’s not […]

The Escape Artist recommends cycling or walking wherever possible. The main reason is not to save money (although the savings are huge over time). Its the extra life force, happiness and vitality that you get. Oh and great legs as well. But you may want a car for longer journeys. Just remember that cars are Money Incineration […]

I’m going to let you into a secret.  Most people don’t want to be rich. Oh, I know they say they do.  But humans are complicated and they say lots of things. Generally, if you want to know what people really want, look at what they do rather than what they say. What most people […]

Women possess the smarts and skills to succeed in any job. But here’s the catch (and one reason its taken so long for women to break through): There is a double standard so that the same behaviours that help men get ahead and prove their worth on the job are discouraged in women. In a […]

The Escape Artist got into trouble with Nice Guys last week…and this week I’ll probably be unintentionally irritating people with a drink problem. As an aside, if ever you find yourself irritated by a blog post, its worth asking yourself why you are so over-invested in it?  Clearly the article touched a raw spot. But […]

If you were an alien visiting Earth (perhaps seeing some TV adverts and suburban homes) you might conclude that middle class humans prize comfort above all else….above passion and achievement…certainly above freedom. Why else would people trade decades of their life working for more cushions, curtains and sofas? For fluffy white toweling robes on expensive […]

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