Members in the Media
From: The Wall Street Journal

Some Don’t Live to Earn, but Earn to Live

The Wall Street Journal:

For most people, the key to retiring early is accumulating enough money to live out your days in your chosen style. For Fred Ecks, a former software engineer for Sun Microsystems, the answer lies on the other side of the balance sheet: on cutting costs to a bare minimum.

Now 46 years old, Mr. Ecks was 35 when he stopped working for money. He was fed up with long work hours and the fatigue he felt from poor nutrition and lack of exercise. Mr. Ecks came across a book that introduced the concept that your money represents your life energy, and if you waste your money, you are actually throwing away your own time.

Read the whole story: The Wall Street Journal

More of our Members in the Media >

APS regularly opens certain online articles for discussion on our website. Effective February 2021, you must be a logged-in APS member to post comments. By posting a comment, you agree to our Community Guidelines and the display of your profile information, including your name and affiliation. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations present in article comments are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect the views of APS or the article’s author. For more information, please see our Community Guidelines.

Please login with your APS account to comment.