My advice is to focus not on retiring comfortably, but on working comfortably.You’ve probably seen articles and adverts discussing how much money you’ll need to “retire comfortably.”
That Grand Narratives based on short-term trends are often wrong should not surprise us.
As the dollar soars, so does the real yield on bonds denominated in dollars.
Once one oligarchy falls, it will threaten to topple a long line of oligarch dominoes.
We are so brainwashed by centralized models of state authority that few can even imagine a system where the solution is not one centralized monstrosity ruled by a political/financial Aristocracy but a competing profusion of opt-in, transparent solution…
Debt-serfs who make the difficult and risky transition to small-scale business owners find they have simply moved to another class of serfdom.
Breaking the stranglehold of vested interests is the essential step to rebuilding an economy that isn’t totally dependent on manipulated money and statistics.
Blowing speculative bubbles cannot possibly lead to organic growth because speculative bubbles fatally undermine the real economy.