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How the Price of Crude Oil Dropped Below 0$

Mind blowing, on Monday 21. April 2020 the price of oil fell to negative 37 USD a barrel. That has never happened and is a result of price and demand forces pushed by the financial sector. This 16 minute podcast by NPR’s Planet Money is helpful in explaining what happened: https://www.npr.org/2020/04/22/842095406/episode-993-negative-oil

A View Inside the FIRE movement: fantasy vs. fact

A short article looking at what it takes generally to be successful in the FIRE movement. Written by somebody outside the FIRE/RE movement. https://www.intheblack.com/articles/2019/06/01/inside-the-fire-movement-of-early-retirement

How (not) to make your Savings Rate Explode with Math

A good little overview how not to calculate your savings rate! The poor Swiss a fellow Swiss FI blogger highlights the pitfalls of cheating oneself into a falsely calculated savings rate. https://thepoorswiss.com/increase-savings-rate-with-math/


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