Tag Archives: Health & Happiness

Get Rich…Fast

Its not what you think.  The Escape Artist has not gone mad and turned into a daytrader, timeshare salesman or internet scammer.  Getting rich slowly is easy.  Unfortunately, there is no reliable, legal way to get rich quickly (with the possible exception of running a hedge fund). No, what I am talking about is fasting. […]

Now that’s what I call Financial Independence!

The Escape Artist has previously reviewed films for hidden but valuable lessons for potential escapees.  Lets turn our attention now to music and some classic anthems of financial independence hiding in plain view in the back catalogue of popular culture. All of the songs illustrate various themes of financial independence, although these are not always obvious at first glance. Keep an […]

Total freedom: Week 1

What a week its been! When I first started working aged 21 my vague dream was to work until 40 and then buy a little farm in the English countryside complete with an old Land Rover and some wellies.  Think Shaun the Sheep and you have the picture. I’d have kids who’d roam free outdoors, scrumping apples and making camps in the […]

The School Run : What car?

Its September and the children have gone back to school! With my newly won free time, I’ve been doing the school run.  I cycled with our 8 year old to the local primary school last week and was struck by the cars and the congestion at the school gate.  It was a bit like someone had arranged a  Monster […]