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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Latest Friday Feasts: April 14, 2017   March 24, 2017   March 17, 2017  

Living in the middle of nowhere is pretty damn cool

I kid you people not – it was about 2pm on a Thursday afternoon and I was sittin’ on the john taking care of some business when I glanced up and noticed my view out of our Airstream’s bedroom window. It was beautiful, and I told myself that I had to blog about this. And […]

Posted April 24th, 2017

I switched the blog over to https…why?

Okay, hear me out. Just a couple months after pontificating about how little https matters to blogs, I went ahead and switched my blog over to https anyway. Why would I do such a thing? First, let me reiterate my position that I continue to stand by: If all you’re doing is blogging, there is […]

Posted April 19th, 2017

Removing the bloody cloak of full-time work

Early retirement has surprised me. It taught me that the things I enjoyed as I worked a full-time job are not the same things that I enjoy now – free and clear of those imprisoning shackles. Full-time work has a way of blinding us to the world. For instance, I loved going to the gym when […]

Posted April 17th, 2017

The Friday Feast ~ the 14th of April

The personal finance community is filled with so many talented writers and inspiring families in search of something better out of life than the traditional society-approved plan of buying lots of stuff and retiring in your 60s if you’re lucky. Here is a look at the best of this week’s personal finance blogs. In this episode of […]

Posted April 14th, 2017

Why we sold our souls for A mortgage

Those damn mortgages. They are often the largest debts we ever incur. My mortgage had a devastating affect on my financial situation at the time, and I know that I’m not alone. Today, I bring to you a post from Mrs. Picky Pincher who tells us why they sold their souls. There I was, covered […]

Posted April 12th, 2017

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