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To RETIRE Early, Change Your Expectations

| June 22, 2021
To RETIRE Early, Change Your Expectations

The Best Retirement Strategy for 50-year Olds If you still want to retire early and don’t have at least $1M in your retirement account by age 50, you have to change your thinking about what it means to retire while also taking a different path to retirement. What is the best way to retire early […]

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Thinking About Retiring? 6 Non-Financial Tips For A Happier Retirement Start

| June 3, 2021
Thinking About Retiring? 6 Non-Financial Tips For A Happier Retirement Start

If you’re considering calling it time to retire, then I have a few non-financial tips for a happier retirement start. A lot of my early retirement relied on winging it. I was aware of the non-financial aspects of retirement. But I primarily focused on all the money stuff. As far as non-financial aspects, things I […]

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10 Early Retirement Considerations

| May 18, 2021
10 Early Retirement Considerations

Before taking the plunge into retirement, early or traditional, you need to consider factors that will reflect the rest of your life. Handled correctly, early retirement can be a fulfilling blessing. Without proper planning you risk a return to employment you wanted to get away from. Retirement means different things to different people. Some want […]

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How I Knew I Had Enough To Retire Early

| February 25, 2021 | 0 Comments
How I Knew I Had Enough To Retire Early

Many people want to retire early to live a life free from the rat race. It takes having a certain mentality and the financial means to pull it off. Even with meeting those requirements on paper, it can be difficult to really know when we have enough to retire early and make it work over […]

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Things I Did Wrong And Still Retired Early

| October 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
Things I Did Wrong And Still Retired Early

If I listen to a lot of financial independence-retire early naysayers, it would have been a mistake for me to even think about an early retirement. Yet, according to common beliefs, there was a lot I did wrong and still retired early. I’m a FIRE living believer that the path isn’t limited to only the […]

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Financial Planning For Early Retirees

| January 10, 2020 | 0 Comments
Financial Planning For Early Retirees

Recently I came across an article of someone who retired early making less than $50,000 and whose plan is to continue to live frugally in retirement. I thought to myself that is interesting and to each his own. But then I thought, if you’re working hard to eventually retire, you must be working super-hard to retire early […]

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Surround Yourself With Winners

| January 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
Surround Yourself With Winners

Motivational speaker Jim Rohn has a great quote that’s highly memorable: “You’re the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” Now, you could quibble with the numbers a little bit. But there’s a simple theme we can take away from this. And we can apply that theme in our investing activities, […]

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Is Early Retirement Using Stealth Wealth Gaming The System?

| November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Is Early Retirement Using Stealth Wealth Gaming The System?

I have been told by some people who I’m routinely in contact with that I’m hard to figure out. I’m always dressed casually, drive some older but uniquely memorable cars, and they know I don’t work in any conventional sense. Yet I am able to live in a somewhat high-cost area. I am seen all […]

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