Fifteen Years to Financial Independence

There are many aspects of life that seem to follow a general pattern:  What we know is good for us in the long run seems contrary to what we think is pleasant or pleasurable in the short run.  This is obviously

Teach Compound Interest in High School Math Courses

According to a recent report, 66 million Americans have absolutely no savings available to cover a financial emergency.  This shocking figure is nearly one-third of the roughly 206 million Americans between the ages of 15 and 64 which makes up

When Can You Consider Yourself Financially Independent?

When can you give up the security of a regular paycheck? This is a fundamental question that everyone must eventually answer in the context of their own “retirement”.  I put “retirement” in quotes because what we are really talking about here is not