But basically, to question people, to question the whole activity of consumerism is not anti-American, it’s deeply American—it’s just anti-corporatism. So keep up the great work with the podcast! He had that classic Catholic moment where “Do I go into sin? Vicki Robin is a prolific social innovator, writer and speaker. Is it durable? But that said, in my travels, I couldn’t find anybody who wasn’t frugal. Join the Mad Fientist, Mr. Money Mustache, Paula Pant from Afford Anything, and Doug Nordman from The Military Guide for a live Q&A from Camp Mustache! We’ve lost a basic sanity. Or even if I do, my freedom to live the life I love is more important than whatever that stuff was.”, So, I’m sitting back there, and I’m thinking, “We have the solution to the biggest problem on the planet. I live in an island. I think there’s probably forces I don’t understand, but surely, there are. I am not going to touch too much on the nine steps on the book or anything like that because most of my audience has read it—and if they haven’t, they will be soon, I’m sure. FI, FIRE and Covid-19; are we better set for this virus? And I organized (with some friends) one of the early transition town groups. I convened a group of thought leaders in the United States who had developed strategies like Your Money or Your Life that had influenced hundreds of thousands of people, if not millions, with this change of consciousness and change of practice. And I started the Simplicity Forum. But the other three, I call it an ARK: A is for your abilities. Her and I are on the same wavelength and I’m ready to move this mission forward. Hopefully, it gets released soon. I agree with everyone, such an inspiration. I read your money or your life a while ago, I’m going to read it again, get better at implementing, and am anxiously awaiting the new version. And I thought, “What kind of society bags its old people to poverty and treats its young people as the next profit center, the next tulip crazy.” This is not okay. We were going to do this! I painted, I sang in the choir. And actually, my story is very different. We’ve done a pittance, but we were free! He had amassed about—and you’re going to find this amazing—$70,000. The 2008 version of Your Money or Your Life is still quite available. And I call that “community is currency,” that relational field. Two observations: 1) it’s shocking how long shoulderpads and hairteasing persisted into the 90s, and 2) it’s inspiring to see how the seeds of minimalism, frugality and FI were planted in the 90s despite the deep-seated consumerist culture of the time. And given my personality, I just did more. What I noticed after years of people doing this program and communicating with me is that the core of the program really is steps #2, #3 and #4. Great interview. When I had to live by myself, my monthly expenses tripled. Your Money or Your Life. I didn’t really know the debt that young people are into. But yeah, you can go to VickiRobin.com or you can go to YourMoneyorYourLife.org. Vicki Robin is a renowned innovator, ... -Oprah "The seminal guide to the new morality of personal money management." What is the climate like? Thanks for making the full transcripts available and also the PDFs. So, I would say that we were speaking to the 20% of the population who already knew it. Excellent interview. I could pay $500 and I live 30 miles outside of town, but if I pay $800 a month, and all $800 of that is contributing to my happiness because I’m able to walk places and spend time in the park and see friends more often and all that sort of stuff, I’m coming at it from that angle, not where I can cut back, but just to make sure that the maximum amount of my spending is going towards happiness as possible. Vicki Robin: Hmmm… that’s a great question, really great question. Bücher Alle anzeigen. Hundreds of thousands of people have followed this nine-step program, learning to live more deliberately and meaningfully with Vicki Robin's guidance. Vicki’s one-piece-of-advice on tracking spending for a month is spot on. Your Money or Your Life. And basically, I’m still doing that work here on the island. I mean, we just had books and we had writing an op-ed for one of the three main newspapers. I don’t think I have it nailed. I really appreciate your time. So what happened after that? It was, I don’t know, an idea that time has come. Of Zoom Lenses and Morality Gyms; Vicki’s answers: What could possibly go right? I wish it worked better, but it doesn’t. And that’s very, very, very deep in us. So his methodology, and of course his quest for freedom and spiritual evolution, matched mine perfectly. But you discover that. 2014 Hörbücher Alle anzeigen. But I would imagine that a stage III cancer diagnosis would then even force you to look more into those big ideas. However, given that you asked the question, and I have answered this before, I would say the one thing you can do is track all the money that comes into and out of your life for one month and see what happens. Vicki’s one of 61 visionaries featured in Utne Magazine ’s book, Visionaries: People and Ideas to Change Your Life. I can’t believe it, but Vicki Robin, the author of Your Money or Your Life is joining me on today’s show. -Oprah For more than twenty-five years, Your Money or Your Life has been considered the go-to book for taking back your life by changing your relationship with money. Vicki Robin: They didn’t have to prove a track record. What I would say is that, really, the message went down like butter because it’s common sense. Join over 100,000 others on the Mad Fientist email list and get a PDF packed with all the best advice I've received on the Financial Independence Podcast! This is one of the best interviews I’ve heard in the FI community! So I’m trying to find ways to make sure that the highest percentage of my spending is going to happiness as possible, even if that means I have to increase it a little bit. Yeah! Please try again. I probably got about three hours of writing right now. So, I brought that passion back to Joe and the community of people who had formed around us. It’s a very simple process and a great set of processes and agreements that actually can shift the conversation—we used to say “shift from small talk to big talk.” And it’s a combination of very classic dialogue processes, but designed for people who didn’t know each other in public spaces like cafes to be able to have substance of conversation about the things that matter most. There was an error submitting your subscription. That was like the really rich people. -Oprah For more than twenty-five years, Your Money or Your Life has been considered the go-to book for taking back your life by changing your relationship with money. And so, we just give away money, $500 or $5000. Vicki Robin: I love it! Your Money or Your Life is the book I recommend for anyone thinking about early retirement and financial independence. Recent Posts. This is the turnaround decade.” And I thought, “Yup! I went to an Ivy League university. And I trusted that if we could liberate people to be themselves in their world, to give their gifts, that things would change. And of course, the dollar was worth a third of what it is now. I am very interested in working with people and communities now who are doing some aspect of this kind of localization work—building up local food economies, building up local manufacturing, doing planning processes where you take a look at what are our natural resources here. Vicki Robin: Totally! Currently, they’re working too much and don’t have enough time to consume everything that we’re producing. I moved to this village. I grew up where both my parents were professionals. She received awards from Co-op America and Sustainable Northwest for her pioneering work on sustainable living. Vicki Robin has lectured widely and appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows, including "The Oprah Winfrey Show," "Good Morning America" and National Public Radio's "Weekend Edition" and "Morning Edition." I was making a point. And so I met Joe actually in—well, we were both traveling. 11 March, 2020. Mad Fientist: So, if anyone wants to find out more about you and get in touch—obviously, Your Money or Your Life, I’ll link to that in the shownotes—VickiRobin.com, is that a good place for people to go? Basically, early on in the industrial growth economy, we were actually liberating people from hard labor. And we found out that, on average, people who actually did the program for six months, their expenses would go down some place between 20% and 25%. And so everybody jumps in to save the little kids who are struggling, they’d fish them out. Vicki Robin is a prolific social innovator, writer, and speaker. People see it as a money management system, but it’s really a consciousness system. And at the end of that conference in 1989, Noel Brown who was the head of the United Nations Environment Program gave this eloquent, beautiful, African accented English, “Ladies and gentlemen, we have a decade to turn this around. Hundreds of thousands of people have followed this nine-step program, learning to live more deliberately and meaningfully with Vicki Robin's guidance. Mad Fientist: I can’t wait to talk to you more about this when we meet up in the UK in August. She is coauthor with Joe Dominguez of the international best-seller, Your Money or Your Life: Transforming Your Relationship With Money and Achieving Financial Independence (Viking Penguin, 1992, 1998, 2008, 2018). I know this must take a lot of time. Your email address will not be published. 2008 Blessing the Hands That Feed Us. It’s very interesting. Anyway, that’s Joe. Thanks! And so I resigned from world-changing. And almost to the person, they said their quality of life had gone up. So, that’s what started happening. Is FI more libertarian or more liberal? Hundreds of thousands of people have followed this nine-step program, learning to live more deliberately and meaningfully with Vicki Robin’s guidance. It’s really realizing that money is—in your experience, money is simply the life energy, the hours you trade for it. Hundreds of thousands of people have followed this nine-step program, learning to live more deliberately and meaningfully with Vicki Robin's guidance. Work with real people with diverse interests. Vicki has helped launch many … I’ll send you a link because somebody’s put it up on YouTube. This island is my go-bag. Lessons from What Could Possibly Go Right? http://traffic.libsyn.com/madfientist/vicki-robin-interview.mp3, Leave a review for the Financial Independence Podcast on iTunes (thanks! It is basically that transformational core. It’s going to change your life.” And the next day, it was a New York Times Bestseller. You understand how to do this…. Mad Fientist: And then, yeah, prove everyone wrong and do it. There was another 10,000 tape courses that have sold. And that one was to publicize the film, Affluenza, which I’m not sure you know about. So basically, here’s what I think. And you’ll not be surprised that in the chapter on financial independence, I spend quite a bit of time talking about what I call your ARK, to build your ARK that will float your boat for the rest of your life. As you probably know, Vicki and her co-author, Joe Dominguez, wrote one of the most important and most referenced books on financial independence. And we kept counting up the audiences like, okay, we’re going to get to, we figured we’d gotten to 50% of the country. So basically, that’s a piece I want to draw people’s attention to. Vicki Robin: Yeah, that’s a great question. FI, FIRE and Covid-19; are we better set for this virus? I can place my attention onto what matters the most right now to me. One concern: other FI core concepts (such as the 4% rule and several passive income strategies) are based on historic outcomes of returns/yields in this era (post industrial revolution, consumerism, etc). Spot on! I am a big fan of this book and the program however with the current economy and the low low low interest rates especially on bonds, which Joe advocates, how on earth do you make the program work without a LOT of cash saved and even then? I’m actually deeply energized. Joe died, and I kept going. Mad Fientist: I’m so excited too. Vicki Robin: Totally, yes! Very inspiring to listen to Vicky and hear her story. Vicki Robin: It is! Vicki Robin is a prolific social innovator, writer and speaker. is a prolific social innovator, writer and speaker. Vicki Robin: As I say, I was like the Energizer bunny. In just a few short months, I’m there with you. And in the next 10 years, they peaked at 15% when I actually got onboard with a lot of my investing. In my line of work (accounting), the accomplishment was to make the most money and raise your standard of living. You’d go from cooking on a woodstove to cooking on an electric stove. #60), Andrew Hallam: Millionaire on a Teacher’s Salary | Afford Anything Podcast (Ep. I was like the littler picture. But having grown up in poverty, he knew how to do that. So I’m juiced for the journey. To me, Joe sounds like the funny Uncle of the alter ego of Mr. Money Mustache. Wow! Vicki Robin (born July 6, 1945) is an American writer and speaker. So, a bit about my story is that, number one, I’m very social, I’m verbal, I’m articulate, and I like being out and about and among people. And I’m also redefining financial independence really as having choice in your life about where you put your life energy. So, in a way, it’s coordinating or noticing or hyperlinking—or whatever we do. And then, from that, I go to, “Okay, fine. Vicki Robin: It was my generation’s version of the minimalist really. We failed to notice that “the rich getting rich” hasn’t done squat for the rest of us. (And so is the purple dress . So I was wondering if doing few “where are they now” podcast episodes with people who you had in the podcast few years ago was idea worth entertaining. Well, I was just talking to a friend this morning about that one piece of advice thing because everybody asks it. This idea was counter-cultural. That’s really my great joy. Powerful podcast. Makes it even more important to develop other skills while being FI. But I have never heard of her, or her work. And I’m actually analyzing my own spending again just because what makes you happy changes so much, and you just have to constantly be making sure that that spending is aligned with it. -Oprah For more than twenty-five years, Your Money or Your Life has been considered the go-to book for taking back your life by changing your relationship with money. And so what does it take to be resourceful in a real community? Why do I get to be financially independent? 31 December, 2018. is a prolific social innovator, writer and speaker. Awesome! I can’t believe you got Vicky to do a Podcast! Vicki Robin: You will have momentary experiences of what do I think I’m buying when I’m buying this ice cream bar. Thanks. 29 May, 2020. People needed to talk to each other, not listen to us. But more than that, listening made me want to dig deeply into the big questions about how to live my life. And then, it was five weeks on the Business Week Bestseller List. And so personalizing that definition of money is the transformational heart of this program. I had no idea.Or maybe it was just truth being spoken into a society of lies. And so, we organized a group and did a lot of potlucks and working groups. I’m stuck. Enter your details below to join the Mad Fientist email list and receive an instant download link! 2018 Audiobooks See All. We’re free to explore the world in the way we chose to do it, and I’m still there. Mad Fientist: That’s fantastic! Otherwise, you’re going to have to use every kind of insurance to survive because you’re going to have old age insurance and you’re going to have your chicken scare insurance. I mean, we’re on this edge of this hyper-nationalist impulse which is very dangerous. She is coauthor with Joe Dominguez of the international best-seller, Your Money or Your Life: Transforming Your Relationship With Money and Achieving Financial Independence(Viking Penguin, 1992, 1998, 2008, 2018). And eventually, what we found was people didn’t want the spiritual teachings. What would that look like? Thank you Brandon & Vicki for a great interview. How are you responding to Covid-19? Loneliness is epidemic. It’s fabulous. Mad Fientist: I know you’re currently in the process of updating Your Money or Your Life, so I really appreciate you taking the time out of that to talk with me. He was in like PS38 or some ghetto high school or junior high school, I guess, in Spanish Harlem in New York City, having grown up on welfare cheese with his father having TB and being in a TB sanitorium and his mother not being able to speak English and him running the family from the time he was like 2. “What do I think I’m buying here? When you go off your breath, come back and watch your breath. Vicki Robin is an American writer and advocate of the simplified life. That’s roughly about $476,000 in 2017 dollars. He had no idea what that meant, but it was like a guiding light. There’s an audio version of the 2008 Your Money or Your Life which is actually not me reading the book, but me talking you through the steps. But back then, it was revolutionary. And we were a bunch of people who lived in the woods! And I especially had a failing. It is highly enjoyed and appreciated! And you know, now we can take a look at the corporate environment. Hundreds of thousands of people have followed this nine-step program, learning to live more deliberately and meaningfully with Vicki Robin’s guidance. You’d go from carrying water to having a spigot in your house where you can have water. A lot of years had gone by. There’s a better opportunity for this to spread. And that’s just my politics. Hundreds of thousands of people have followed this nine-step program, learning to live more deliberately and meaningfully with Vicki Robin’s guidance. So people become natural savers. And then, he refused to go on the road and do any publicity. And he had to write this little essay about “what do you want to be by the time you’re 30,” and he said financially independent. There was a World Commission on Environmental Development that traveled throughout the 1980s, early ‘80s, through the world, asking this question, holding hearings. And so I think consciously building and repairing your close relationships, the people who will take care of you over time—. Vicki Robin, a prolific social innovator, writer and speaker, is coauthor with Joe Dominguez of the international best-seller, Your Money or Your Life: Transforming Your Relationship With Money and Achieving Financial Independence. And some people just love that because it’s very personable, and it’s very connected. I feel like that is one reason, but not as powerful as many of the others discussed in the podcast. And then, the first version of the book was published 1992, is that correct? Very inspirational and I look forward to reading Vicki’s updated release! Hundreds of thousands of people have followed this nine-step program, learning to live more deliberately and meaningfully with Vicki Robin’s guidance. So, the whole thrust for financial independence, I’m redefining that. I was bored with it. And all the heads of major environmental organizations were there. Only disability in life is a bad attitude. So, I developed that one in 2001. What an inspiring, genuine person! So, we would give away all the money from our seminars. Biographie de l'auteur Vicki Robin is a renowned innovator, writer, and speaker. I’m so looking forward to being with you guys really. Hundreds of thousands of people have followed this nine-step program, learning to live more deliberately and meaningfully with Vicki Robin’s guidance. So, this was the first US hearing. The world is full of people who think this way. So, this liberating people with things they really, really needed to free up their time like hot water, hot-ready water in the house, that habituated people to that sort of “more is better” mentality. I invest in local businesses. How exciting! And so, there’s an element to this of just biting the bullet and being political, taking stands, speaking truth to power, getting yourself meetings with the governors and the senators and the President, getting yourself meetings with people. I thoroughly enjoyed this episode! Now just check your email and start tracking! You don’t need a new outfit for every occasion. Between all the morning shows, and then People Magazine and New York Times and blah-blah-blah, we’d reach half the country. I could do without the leftist theories of victimization by big corporate titans. Books See All. She’s really out it all together-money, food, community, consumerism. You can buy that course through the Shift Network. We first taught it in our living room. Join over 100,000 others on the Mad Fientist email list to get access to exclusive content and software! It has not been a market success like Your Money or Your Life. I go through my choices which are diversity. You all hyperlink to one another. We weren’t preaching environmentalism. Here is the full Oprah episode from 1995. But it wasn’t just freedom like getting out. If we changed enough these people, if we save enough these people, there’ll be an awakening. I thought, “Buddy, we tried that. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. I’m not sure it ever worked. And loneliness is expensive because there’s a range of things that you will go and do that costs you money—from your yoga workshop, from your therapy to your bar tab. Less materials wasted and we’re a smaller footprint on the world as a result. And that’s one of the reasons not only that I like y’all, but one of the reasons I’m excited to convene with you all is to talk about how do we be a collective force in the collective conversation, not just be a sidelight for a small number of people who wake up. I just read it two months ago. I presumed that people would say, “Oh, how are people responding to your book?” I say, “I’ll have a little recording in every book. What it did is force me to face my own care of living in a world that’s coming apart. When is the updated version of Your Money or Your Life expected to hit the market? My online presence is really like a vacant lot with weeds. That’s not financial independence. Your email address will not be published. So yeah, Vicki, thank you so much. Is there any advice that hasn’t held up? Elle révèle que sa famille fait partie d’une secte satanique qui remonte au XVIIIe siècle : ses proches exercent même les professions honorables d’avocat, de médecin ou d’agent de police. I don’t go into denial, I go into action. People are going to have to become resourceful again. All the indicators were that even though, tangibly, you could say a million people had read the book, was in a dozen languages (when it came out in Spain, I traveled to Spain, and it became an instant bestseller in Spain; same with Taiwan), even all of that, even the best Humpty Dumpty efforts—the savings rate in the United States was down, opportunity was too consumed, had multiplied out of control—I went into a sense of despair. Oprah held up the book. And I’m coming from the opposite end of the spectrum. Were you able to correlate that with anything going on like economic booms and busts or anything like that? You’ve been talking about these ideas. That’s nuts!”. Thanks for getting people to reconsider whats important and inspiring them with words of encouragement and proof they can live a more satisfying and fullied life. He also trained as an altar boy. Vicki started a movement. Vicki Robin: Well, you’re so welcome. -Oprah** For more than twenty-five years, Your Money or Your Life has been considered the go-to book fortaking back your life by changing your relationship with money. All you had to do was say, “Oh, I went on the road in 1969,” and everybody knows what you were up to. So, for me, I learned my frugal habits early on. You know how I like […] you do more of the same, to think, “Oh, well…”. So, I want to just go back and figure out how it all came about. (Oprah) For more than 25 years, Your Money or Your Life has been considered the go-to book for taking back your life by changing your relationship with money. We could take the whole podcast telling the story. I’d like to just jump back again to the late ‘90s. -Oprah For more than twenty-five years, Your Money or Your Life has been considered the go-to book for taking back your life by changing your relationship with money. You […] another’s stuff. Man the money or your life stuff changed my life. In an era of diminishing resources and climate destruction, et cetera, I think we’re going to be thrown on our own more. Delighted to hear Vicki updating book with very relevant ideas. Hundreds of thousands of people have followed this nine-step program, learning to live more deliberately and meaningfully with Vicki Robin’s guidance. I know I personally learned so much from everyone I talked to at these things. That’s what I saw Your Money or Your Life is. Well, watching your pennies is like a spiritual practice for living in a very material world. Going to buy updated copy asap. And he was diagnosed with cancer soon after the book was published. But you know what? I don’t know that we’re going to get everybody to do anything different.”, I was so disturbed that there wasn’t anything new in the horizon that could change that dominant story of money. Vicki Robin . The message is timeless and even more applicable today. And what we would assess was the integrity of the person and the team that was doing this project, what their goals were and how clearly they lived their truth. Wish I could be in UK to meet Vicki in person. Join over 100,000 others on the Mad Fientist email list and get instant access to my FI Spreadsheet! I was on Oprah again. But I think the majority of people that I will reach are the people who are willing to undertake this consciousness process. The first one was like four people, and the last one we did was 400. That’s how we expand our markets.”. And out of that came something called Take Back Your Time which has been a fabulous initiative to raise awareness about how we have traded—we have gone from more money instead of more time that the promise of the Industrial Revolution was that it would liberate human time, but we got convinced to spend more and more time on the job to have more and more money. I read her book over 20 years ago (I am 43 now) when I was on a kick for reading anything from authors based in the North West (I am from WA). I had no idea what happened. I know Your Money or Your Life is like the bible of the FI community. So I’m so excited for you to experience it for yourself. And of course, it’s what we have done. We would find an organization we wanted to support. I was able to affirm a segment of the population to surface themselves and sort of have bragging rights with other people. And also, I’ll link to the Chautauqua page because I think—well, as of now when I’m speaking this—there are a couple of spots still open. La bolsa o la vida | Vicki Robin, Joe Dominguez, Mr. Money Mustache, Sonia Tanco | ISBN: 9788416788101 | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon. It’s really moving that it’s had that effect. Over the course of many years, we gave away a million dollars and 800 small grants to organizations. Sad that he passed away at such an early age. ), http://www.nytimes.com/1997/01/27/us/joe-dominguez-58-championed-a-simple-and-frugal-life-style.html, How Joe was able to retire at the age of 31 in 1969 with $70,000 in the bank, Why Vicki’s quest to change the world didn’t succeed (yet), How a stage-3 cancer diagnosis changed her plans, What’s going to be different in the new version of, What she believes are the most important steps in the, How the book’s investment advice has changed and what she is current investing in. 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