independence

Independent People Have These 7 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

We can always be more self-reliant. How many of these items of independent people do you use?

Wage slave, debt slave

This article has its roots in an article I wrote some time ago that used the terms wage slave and debt peonage—terms that some people objected to. Those making free choices aren't

Book review: Your Money or Your Life

This book is one of the classics of modern frugality, and it's been a source of some controversy. At the bottom, though, its message is a simple one: Pay attention. Pay attention t

Is This Job Worth It?

This post technically isn't about me. It's about a friend, a lousy job situation, and soliciting feedback from our readers for a friend of mine. Tiffany is an engineer who works for a small start-up. [more]