Recognizing both the power and danger of natural consequences, we should approach financial outcomes more like physically dangerous ones.
Welcome to a section of Educator FI that is only loosely related to financial independence. As you likely know, I'm also a passionate educator. Here you'll find musing on education, ties between education theory and financial independence and maybe just the occasional education ramble.
Effectively assess your financial progress by implementing a balanced assessement system. Learn how to use three tiers of effective assessment to improve your path to FI.
Do you have trouble focusing? In school, were you admonished to “sit still” or “pay attention!” Do you lose focus and change obsessions frequently or are you often tempted to tinker with your investments? Fidget toys may be the solution you need!
Have you ever been so upset, angry, or scared that you’ve done something totally out of character? Maybe you bought someting really expensive, were a jerk to your boss or an investor, or were reckless in a totally personal way. Afterward, you might not even remember doing it! You aren’t going crazy – the escalation […]
Everyone wants to have natural talent or be “gifted.” Why? There are real advantages to being a grinder!
I do. We do. You do. The gradual release of responsibility is a powerful framework for teaching & learning. Apply it to your financial life.
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between principal and principle? Do you know when to use them? This post will help you learn and remember!
Today, we’re jumping into education geekery, but I promise to link it to personal finance! I’m going to focus on a learning theory called the zone of proximal development. Then, I’ll review why the personal finance community is important, and where it sometimes misses. Finally, let’s look at how this theory can support you as […]