Tag Archives: Motivation

The Aggregation of Marginal Gains (Part 1)

If you grew up in Britain in the 80s, you’d know that back then cycling about as about as popular as leprosy amongst the general public. Cycling was for kids, the French and people that could not afford a car. Back then, the idea of a British team winning the Tour de France or dominating Olympic cycling seemed […]

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 […]

Money follows motivation

To dig a tunnel out of the Prison Camp takes a certain amount of persistence. Reaching financial independence (FI) requires a similar mindset (but not as many spoons). Forget lottery winners, trust funders and pop princesses that got rich quickly thanks to huge dollops of luck. We can ignore the unrepresentative freak show paraded by the […]