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  • What if Everyone Became Frugal?

    What if Everyone Became Frugal?

    In the ongoing debate over early retirement, frugality, investing, and simple living, one point is often brought up by our detractors. It usually goes something like this: Well, maybe spending less and investing more works for you, but if everybody did... Continue Reading

  • A Millionaire is Made Ten Bucks at a Time

    A Millionaire is Made Ten Bucks at a Time

    I was at a party recently and someone walked up to start a conversation. It turned out this person had secretly been reading this blog, and now he had a few questions for me. "I understand now that even a family can retire on... Continue Reading

  • The 4% Rule: The Easy Answer to "How Much Do I Need for Retirement?"

    The 4% Rule: The Easy Answer to "How Much Do I Need for Retirement?"

    In the Financial Independence Club, we've got a little shortcut that goes by names like "The 4% rule", or "The 4% Safe Withdrawal Rate".. or simply "The SWR". As with all things financial, it's the subject of plenty of controversy, and... Continue Reading

  • Turning a Little Car Into a Big One

    Turning a Little Car Into a Big One

    As anyone who has read more than a few MMM articles has learned, the key to becoming rich is living an efficient lifestyle. When it comes to your choice of car, this means making sure you choose one that is optimized... Continue Reading

  • The True Cost of Commuting

    The True Cost of Commuting

     It was a beautiful evening in my neighborhood, and I was enjoying one of my giant homebrews on a deck chair I had placed in the middle of the street, as part of a nearby block's Annual Street Party. I was... Continue Reading

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Aquaponics – the Automated Ubergarden of the Future

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An Introduction from MMM: I was late to the party in learning about aquaponics, but it made a big impression on me when I toured a massively creative food facility two years ago.   The slightly wild entrepreneurial founder had converted some cheap, remote industrial buildings in Loveland, Colorado into a spectacularly productive indoor farm.…
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