Which husband would you choose?
By Growing your tree of prosperity  •  June 19, 2022
The last thread had plenty of great engagement from female readers so I thought I'd do a thought experiment for the ladies today. Suppose you have to choose between two men:
  • Bert works for his money and earns about $5,000 a month but does not know how to invest.
  • Ernie gets $5,000 from a trust fund every month but does not work for a living.
Who would you choose and why? If you apply some logic, Ernie would be a better choice because he can get $5,000 every month without doing anything, so he can theoretically give you financial support and still be helpful around the house. The choice of Ernie may also be supported by economists like Thomas Piketty who posits that over time, the growth in investment returns from capital trumps the return on the value of labor over time.  ( r > g ) In reality however, Ernie is more likely to be discriminated against in modern society, because he's laid back and his personal time has no value to the real world....
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