One of the things that gets success gurus a bad name is the bloke (and it usually is a bloke) who sells some e-book or Get-Rich-Quick! online course promising the secrets of how they dunnit. In the worst cases, they aren’t even rich, they’ve just rented a private jet / Lamborghini / bottle of Moet et Chandon by […]

In the movie Groundhog Day, Bill Murray plays a weatherman who is sent reluctantly to cover a story about a weather forecasting groundhog. On waking up the following day, he discovers that it’s Groundhog Day again and again and again. He comes to the the realisation that he’s doomed to spend the rest of eternity in […]

In Part 1, I introduced the concept of your money blueprint. Everyone has a personal Money Blueprint and this shapes our financial destiny. Imagine we humans are computers. Our bodies are the hardware and our money blueprint is the operating software that’s been programmed into us. We emerge from the “factory” of childhood into adult […]

For the last year or so, the FIRE community has been eagerly awaiting the release of the Playing with FIRE movie. And last week it finally arrived!  The US premiere was aired at MMM HQ in Colorado to rave reviews from those who were there. Even better…the London premiere of the film will be held on […]

Back in 2015, I published a reader guest post called 10 Years Out of The Camp in which “Billy Bow” shared his story and what it had been like to have been financially independent for 10 years. Billy Bow (aka Ian) is a friend and amateur photographer. I follow him on Instagram and was blown […]

Regular readers will be familiar with Chloë, my favourite lesbian friend, stand up comedienne, free thinker and occasional guest contributor to The Escape Artist. The Escape Artist was so impressed with Chloë’s previous guest posts that I decided to offer her a job. What with this being The Patriarchy and everything, I’ve put her on […]

As I may have mentioned before, you shouldn’t be wasting your money on “stuff”. But does that mean that all spending is bad? Of course not. I spend money where it has a high return on investment. There is no better investment than your health.  Its strange how much people spend on cars and holidays […]