The things you own, end up owning you.

Fight Club is one of my favorite movies… mostly because of the line:

The things you own, end up owning you.

No, I didn’t learn that from the movie – but, as far as action flicks go, it’s pretty profound.

The Financial Wisdom of Fight Club has the whole quote from the movie.

Since moving onto the boat I’ve taken this idea to a pretty far extreme. With 28′ it’s just the basics – pretty close to living in a tent. Doesn’t get a whole lot more minimal than that unless you’re homeless. The rental house still totally owns my ass and continues to be a pain – I guess it’s my last hold out of being a slave to greed. I won’t sell it until the market improves.