Give it enough time, and everyone gets that warped dream of firing their boss, being financially independent, retiring early and living their life however they hell they like. There is a phrase that gets thrown around a lot. ‘ … Setup for life …’
It also goes with many other expressions …
Bigger contributions to the 401K or Superannuation will ‘Set you up for life.’ Winning the lottery can ‘set you up for life.’ That next high paying job will basically ‘Set you up for life.’ This is the deal that will ‘Set you up for life.’
2020 has been a challenging year to say the least, and above all there have been a number of realities that have been exposed, as well as the hard lessons to go with them.
Earlier in the year when whole states, and countries of the world initiated lockdowns and people went into isolation, very few people foresaw the shockwave that would circle the globe, and how the impact reached every single person.
Whether we call the COVID-19 Pandemic a black swan event or not, it exposed how fragile individual lives and livings are, and just how vulnerable we are. It proved that nothing and no one was safe.
Full Disclosure: The Author [Richard Ronc] has no cryptocurrency holdings.
Have you ever been in a car with a lunatic who just kept doing stupid ****? Have you ever seen that crash coming and simply frozen as all of the events have simply unfolded around you? Have you ever been in a situation so unstable and so out of control that if you turn away for a single moment you know that you’re in trouble?
Welcome to the Cryptoverse. Finely enough unlike financial
editor Ross Greenwood I’m not going to tell you cryptocurrencies are bad or
that you need to stay away from them. Not at all.
Dear Mum and Dad …
No not really, but that’s probably how I’d start it if this
was a letter to them.
This letter is to all parents, and to the children too,
because we’re all … someone’s kids.
This one is a hard one to write. Why? Because I don’t have kids. And that makes it hard for me to relate to parents. I tip my cap to you all, because I like time to myself. I’m pretty self centered too. Honestly I don’t really see myself as paternal material. But anyway.
You can’t work your way to wealth
Despite the social mantra, you can’t work your way to
As long as you trade time for money, you’re part of a losing
strategy and here is why.
Imagine starting your working life at the age of 20, and your first wage is worth $65,000.