The Coming Boom in US Manufacturing and What it Means; Also, Can the F.I.R.E. Lifestyle Deliver on Security or Happiness

Seeing reports of a huge year over year increase in investment in building factories in the US, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look at what may be driving this spike and what a boom in manufacturing would mean in the 21st century (01:31).  The guys also discuss the financial independence, retire early lifestyle and why it may be inherently unable to deliver on its promise (32:46).

Factory Boom Sweeps US With Construction at Record $190 Billion (Bloomberg)

The US is building factories at a wildly fast rate (Insider)

A couple who retired early with $4.3 million say the FIRE lifestyle is wearing thin: ‘We don’t want to just keep throwing money on the pile and keep being cheap’ (Fortune)

Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) Explained: How It Works (Investopedia)