More completely preventable gun violence has happened, and a lot of us are mad that our leaders sit by and do nothing. “Vote!” we’re told, but voting isn’t our only option. When our leaders fail us, there’s still a lot we can do as individuals on any issue, and that’s certainly true for gun violence. Here are some steps you can take that actually make a difference.
Index investing, early retirement and financial independence in their most commonly discussed forms all rely on one simple principle: They only work if most people don’t do them. (Don’t believe me on indexing? Read on for plenty of evidence.) Let’s dig into this idea, specifically the thought exercise on what a universal aspiration for early retirement would mean for market valuations, and talk about what would make early retirement more accessible to more people.