Our world financially resembles the Middle Ages.
- There are a few nobles at the top who own everything.
- There are the many peasant farmers that get resources for the nobles and get just enough to survive.
- There are the members of the military who fight for the nobles.
- There are the blacksmiths and tradesmen that get paid to create things for the nobility through techniques the nobility do not understand
Who do you want to be in the world? The typical person cannot choose to be nobility. Perhaps a few become the new nobility by becoming music or movie stars. The new nobility represent a very small percentage of the population.
Be a blacksmith. Someone necessary to the nobility. Who are the blacksmiths of today:
4 out of the 5 above involve computer programming. Learn computer programming to make the swords and horseshoes of tomorrow. I’m sure there are other “blacksmith” type professions in the world. Even the low-tech jobs like warehouse workers, garbage collectors, and cash register clerks cannot get away from programming.