Privilege and the Pursuit of Financial Independence

I’ve noticed a serious lack of privilege awareness in certain financial independence groups, so it’s an important topic I want to address.

Even when pursuing Financial Independence through a socially conscious lens, we have to admit to ourselves that FI is rooted in privilege. Personally, my motive is to secure my own freedom & independence from a system that is not inclusive.

But it can be impossible to get ahead of economic oppression. There are a variety of reasons this is true – whether it’s race, gender or neurotype, all of which fundamentally come down to a simple lack of access to resources.

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