The Rocket Science Behind Retirement

I came across an article on CNN (though it could have been any major news/content outlet) about why you should increase your 401k contributions – which as far as personal finance advice goes, I’m all for.  It even suggested that you HAVE to at least match your employer contributions or you’re losing out on free money!…

Three Numbers That Build Wealth

Do you want to be Rich, or do you want to be Wealthy?

I personally never thought about the difference between the two until recently, when I saw this quote from Robert Kiyosaki (author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad):

“Many people think that being rich and being wealthy are the same thing,” said rich dad.

Work Is So Last Millenium

In 1930, economist John Maynard Keynes wrote an essay titled “Economic Possibilities For Our Grandchildren”.  While some of us nerds have quite a few opinions about the essay, most people probably think they’ve never heard of it.  And they haven’t…except for the part where we’re all supposed to be working 15 hours a week.

The End of Work (Mostly)

Keynes predicted that as machines and technology improved, the need for human labor would continue to decrease.  …