The Death of the Monthly Salary
Ritika Bajaj

This article mirrors my personal experience. As I live in the UK & have ‘free’ access to healthcare, I don’t have the worries about being uninsured mentioned in one of the comments. I had worked for the same company for 29 years ending up as Director of Engineering, decided one day that enough was enough, & left with no clear idea of what to do. It turned out to be a smart move as a year later the firm was shutdown. Contacts by previous clients encouraged me to set up a consultancy company & although I don’t earn nearly as much, I have a much better lifestyle. One of the surprising things was the number of people who said how well I looked after leaving…

Can recommend Taleb’s work & he has certainly discussed this subject at length in his books.