Yes! I retired at 35.

We are not rich. We are not powerful. In fact, we don't even consider ourselves to be "smart cookies". Instead, we saved. We downsized. We sold both of our homes and moved into an Airstream that we've named Charlie. Early retirement is possible.

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The 3 most critical steps to retire early

Financially speaking, there’s a whole lot of goodness that has gone down in our household over the past year.  I mean, seriously life-altering shit that prepared my wife and me to achieve financial independence and retire before I reached the age of 40 36 35. Things are happening quickly for us and I think that […]

Posted July 18th, 2017

I don’t want this to be just another pf blog

Prepare yourself for some seriously stream-of-consciousness stuff in this post. Frankly, I don’t want this blog to be just another personal finance blog. I mean, we can only clamor on about saving money and “hacking” your life before it becomes dreadfully repetitive. Sure, I can tell all you awesome people to stop spending so much […]

Posted July 17th, 2017

Two week summer break on the Oregon coast

This post has nothing to do with personal finance or money, so you can safely ignore this one if you’d like. But, I’d be remiss if I didn’t give you people a look at where we’re living right now. Over the past two weeks, we spent some time hanging out with family in a VRBO […]

Posted July 15th, 2017

Be sensible, not minimal – why minimalism sucks

Though I have written in some detail about our desire to downsize (minimize) our possessions, my goal is not to become a minimalist. In fact, I do not believe that the concept of minimalism is all that helpful in our path towards financial independence and early retirement. “Minimalism” to me is a negative term. Nobody […]

Posted July 12th, 2017

How to deal with people who hate your guts

The sad truth is that hate is easy. It’s stupid simple to hate someone’s guts. It’s easy to disagree. It is easier to make an enemy than it is to change a tire. Hate is just too damn common in this world, perhaps because the barrier to entry is so low. Anyone can do it. […]

Posted July 10th, 2017

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