If you have 15 minutes, you may want to watch this video and reflect.
It has nothing to do with investing or trading (or does it?), but I think there are some parallels on how financial bloggers and their readers behave in our community.
1) What’s with the trend of young adults just starting work already making goals to be financially free before age 35?
You wonder whether its an euphemism just to mask their failures to cope in the corporate world… Investing to “escape”?
Since they have no freaking idea what to do with their lives, financial freedom becomes a convenient temporary “excuse”? At least now they have some “purpose” in their lives!
Notice some bloggers start their blogs at the lowest point in their corporate careers or were between jobs? (I’m not making any judgement, just pointing out what I see)
Can you also spot the cognitive dissonance when they say they are investing for the looooong term, yet they want it all by age 35…
2) Those of you near my generation can attest to it. When we form relationships, its through face to face interactions.
We go on dates to make sure the person we …read more