Category Work

How to hold down any job

The more you earn, the easier it should be to get your savings rate over 50%.  But well paid jobs often involve stress, competition and long hours. The key is then to find ways to make it more enjoyable (or at least more bearable) for the period needed to earn your freedom. Like pretty much everything in life […]

financial independence

How to win an argument

I’m going to let you in on a secret. You win an argument the same way you win a nuclear war: by avoiding one. Disagreement is ever-present in life.  The trick is stopping disagreement from turning into an argument. Like saving money, investing better or losing weight, avoiding arguments is simple but not always easy. […]

Dig a well before you are thirsty

This article was published in 2015 and updated in 2020. Do you ever get requests to connect on LinkedIn from someone in your industry you don’t know well and haven’t spoken to for ages? I used to receive these and wonder what had prompted them? Many were genuine but sometimes I noticed that people sometimes […]