I’m quite sure most readers have watched Infinity War by now. In my opinion, the Mad Titan Thanos can be a great role model for folks trying to achieve financial independence. After all, who wouldn’t want all the assholes in the workplace (along with some friends ) to disappear at the snap of your fingers ?

As it turns out, a person’s journey to financial independence mirrors Thanos’ attempt to collect all the Infinity Gems :

a) Mind Gem

The Mind Gem represents the skills you would need to understand how money works. For the rookie, I recommend reading the Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason. Then concepts of FIRE can be found in the works of Vicki Robin. After that you can try the more technical investing guides in the bookstore.

b) Power Gem

The power gem represents the ability to manage your energy. In personal finance it represents …