Feb. 23, 2022

Is "Financial Independence" a Sign of... a Problem?


What does it say about the state of work in the U.S.?

Today, we hear from Dr. Anna Hulett, an industrial organizational psychologist (think female Adam Grant), about the state of work in the United States and why there’s a small legion of Millennials obsessed with financial independence retiring early. 

Is financial independence a sign of… a problem?

We examine data from other places (read: Scandinavian countries) where employment rates are higher, people are happier, and – ironically – the taxes and social safety nets are extreme.

There’s a LOT to unpack here. Here’s the article referenced throughout.

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