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They did a good job designing the new page (thanks libsyn team) and you can listen to all my podcast episodes here. 

Still, it's not valiantgrowth.com - I need more black and I think you do too (not to mention more content such as articles, personal development resources, more about me and an option to donate) ! ;)

Dec 31, 2016

On the final day of the 21 day ERE makeover (but only penultimate of the series), Jacob addresses a simplified approach to investing, called Dogs of the Dow.

Original article at http://earlyretirementextreme.com/day-21-investing-for-early-retirement.html

A more detailed discussion of the ERE philosophy at


Dec 30, 2016

Frugality and high-quality products are not antithetical - you just have to own classics.

Join http://forum.earlyretirementextreme.com for ERE specific advice, and http://valiantgrowth.com/community to meet fellow Valiant Growth listeners.

Original article at http://earlyretirementextreme.com/day-20-own-classics.html

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Dec 29, 2016

A TV (or insert other entertainment technology here) will cost you some money, but it will cost a lot more than that for your growth - if you aren’t aware of what you are doing.

But entertainment is not the greatest threat - in fact, for many of you, it may not even be all that significant. The allure of narrow...


Dec 28, 2016

Self-imposed constraints (a.k.a challenges) can be a great tool for accelerating your frugality, building your self-esteem, and having fun at the same time.

Original article at http://earlyretirementextreme.com/day-18-join-a-challeng.html

A more detailed discussion of the ERE philosophy at http://valiantgrowth.com/e30


Dec 27, 2016

We throw things out too easily sometimes. The good news is that you can become a handyman perhaps more easily than you’d think. And perhaps one day you can start building your own things!

Original article at http://earlyretirementextreme.com/day-17-maintaining-andrepairing-things.html

A more detailed discussion...