Illustration: Jen Troyer

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There he is on CNN's homepage, looking very young (because he is very young)— the guy who just made many millions of dollars in some techie twist of fate and then retired at age 27. Meanwhile you're deferring your student loans and eating ramen every night. But guess what? You'll have time to be retired when you're, you know, retirement age. Sure, it would be pretty sweet to live your entire adult life as a millionaire without ever working again but...wouldn’t you get bored? No? Well, at least think of all the taxes! And anyway, ramen can be delicious when you're sharing it with your beloved also-non-millionaire friends.
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