The following playlist is derived from Jon’s book Findependence Day.
Each chapter of Findependence Day is represented by the following songs.

Source: YouTube

Chapter 1
Take It To The Limit
[Eagles, 1975]
Credit cards and other bad debt


Chapter 2
Money Money Money (It’s a Rich Man’s World)
[Abba, 1976]
The best investment is paying off debt

Chapter 3
Poor Boy Blues
[Barclay James Harvest, 1974]
You can’t save by spending; be an owner , not a loaner

Chapter 4
Baby Your A Rich Man
[The Beatles, 1967]
The concept of human capital

Chapter 5
You Can’t Always Get What You Want
[The Rolling Stones, 1969]
A paid-for home is the cornerstone of financial independence; paying down mortgages

Chapter 6
Teach Your Children
[Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, 1970]
Education plans

Chapter 7
Our House
[Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young; Madness, 1982]
Buy term life insurance and invest the difference

Chapter 8
Could It Happen To Me
[Roxy Music, 1975]
Disability and the otherĀ  types of insurance; estate planning

Chapter 9
A Question Of Balance
[The Moody Blues, 1970]
Roth plans and tax free savings accounts

Chapter 10
When I’m 64
[The Beatles, 1964]
Government pensions

Chapter 11
Taxman
[George Harrison, 1966]
The leaky bucket: non-registered investment plans

Chapter 12
Crash, Boom, Bang
[Roxette, 1999]
Conservative leverage and hedging stock market risk


Chapter 13
Dedicated To The One I Love
[The Mamas and The Papas, 1967]
Asset dedication vs. asset allocation, retirement risk zone

Chapter 14
It’s Over
[Jimmie Rodgers, 1966]
Real estate; indexing

Chapter 15
May Be a Price to Pay
[Alan Parsons Project, 1984]
The nature of financial independence

Chapter 16
Time Is On My Side
[The Rolling Stones, 1964]
Longevity insurance and annuities; leaving a legacy

 

Chapter 17
Takin’ Care of Business
[Bachman-Turner Overdrive, 1973]
Multiple streams of income

Chapter 18
Rehearsals for Retirement
[Phil Ochs, 1969]
Slow and steady wins the race

Epilogue:
Grow Old With Me
[John Lennon, 1980]

 


Addition: Here is the Meaning of American Pie by Don McLean

 

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