How to deal with parents who want you to have a certain career and you want something else

[ 2 min read ] You tell them that you don’t want any money or help from them (now or after their death) and you pick the thing that you want. They’ve just lost their major argument (source of power) — their financial involvement. As long as they invest money, or think... Read more →

What do most liberal arts majors do after graduation, honestly? (On Mickey Mouse college degrees).

[ 2 min read ] There is this conventional thinking in our society that in your late teenage years you must acquire some “practical” education, thus pick a major that offers good, concrete (real) career opportunities. One after which you will have a real job. That’s what my parents preached... Read more →

What should everybody start doing in their 20s in order to retire comfortably later in life?

[ 3 min read ] That’s an obvious question. Most people want to know the answer to that question and they plan for their retirement. They make it their goal in life, retiring comfortably. Now that people live longer it’s even more important to figure it out. Besides, it’s what... Read more →