I have been a simple liver for more than half my life. When you live simply you have infinitely more options for leading your own life. You don’t owe on a mortgage and you aren’t worried about losing a job.
I wrote a book on the subject. Simple Living Investments for Old Age which my wife dejour edited for the second edition.
So I am happy to see any increase in simple living in the great American marketplace. It gives us more free and independent people. More open minds and creative spirits.
Thanks to an article in the Wall Street Journal I found the online world of sales of used clothes. There are more than a dozen popular sites, aimed at the young and mobile phone market.
Selling used clothes has been the backbone of yard sales and consignment shops. Now it is even easier, online. The online sites even help with the money exchange and shipping for the young crowd.
Wonderful. I keep trying to estimate the proportion of GDP that is made up of simple living trading. My estimate just went up 2%. It is rising.