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Nov 27, 2016

Jake's guide to the best books on pursuing financial independence. Some of the books are must-reads, whereas others are suggested for specific purposes or additional information only. No country-specific books are included, so the list is relevant regardless of where you live. Listen to the episode to find out why I...

Nov 21, 2016

A discussion of a very thought-provoking article by the late Harry Browne, called “A Gift for My Daughter”. The episode includes a recording of Harry reading his own words.

Harry’s ideas had a huge influence on me, but I don’t agree with him about everything. This article is particularly interesting because it...

Nov 13, 2016

In this episode I am joined by my wife Hannah Braime to discuss William B. Irvine's book, A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy. This book argues that the philosophy of stoicism is relevant to modern life and can be used to help you live well, according to your own values. We recorded the episode for...

Nov 8, 2016

A listener asks:

"How do you cope with family and friend pressure to buy bigger and better and to have an expensive wedding and kids, which leaves you with no ability to save and get ahead in life?"

What do you think? Listen to the episode to hear my response.
268 Family Pressure, Expensive Weddings, And Kids