When you talk about the most influential women of the 20th century, Amelia Earhart has surely earned her way into that discussion. Not only was she an early pioneer among women in aviation, but she gained international acclaim for the way she challenged traditional gender roles and redefined what was considered feminine behavior. She stood […]
Is The Average American Retiring Too Early?
Here in the land of the FIRE (Financial Independence/Retire Early) community, you’ve probably read quite a few posts on the awesomeness of becoming financially independent and having the option of retiring early. From the viewpoint of the community, retiring in your 20’s, 30’s, 40’s or 50’s would qualify as retiring early. This is because the […]
Financial Wisdom with Mohandis Gandhi
Some people have a knack for showing up in history at the exact time they are needed to. Consider this: The turn of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th century was filled with violence as nation states were colonizing and consolidating power. Wars were rampant and civil unrest occurred throughout much of the […]
Has There Always Been Gender Inequality?
As some of you may know, yesterday, March 8th, was International Women’s Day. This is a day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women, which all too often is diminished and/or goes unrecognized. One thing it focuses on is the rampant gender inequality that has become the norm in modern society. […]
History’s Influential Women: Harriet Tubman
When looking at a list of the most influential women in history, Harriet Tubman has to be near the top. Given where she started in life, and the eventual impact she would make on hundreds, if not thousands of people, it is without a doubt that she belongs in the conversation. From slave to Underground […]