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Steve Adcock

Steve is a 38-year-old early retiree who writes about the intersection of happiness and financial independence. Steve is a regular contributor to MarketWatch, CNBC, and The Ladders. He lives full-time in his 30' Airstream Classic and travels the country with his wife Courtney and two rescued dogs.

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How to Save

100 ways to spend less and save more money in 2020

The economy has been great. We’re all making money hand over fist. But I’ve got some news for you, and you might not like it...
Dec 5·12 min read
Lifestyle

What any homeowner can learn from off-grid living

Imagine living in a house that's totally off the grid. No unsightly power lines, no water or sewer system hookups. I've been living the off-grid dream, and I'm here to share what I've learned so far.
Nov 14·6 min read
Featured Finfluencers

What they don't tell you about living on the road

What should you know about living on the road? We asked Michelle from Making Sense of Cents! Tips on RVing with family, working on the road, & more.
Nov 11·9 min read
How to Think

This study suggests that you're wasting a ton of home space

We don’t use all the living space we think we need. In fact, additional space can drain your money every month! Read on to learn more...
Nov 5·8 min read
How to Retire

The best advice for living forever off your retirement

Attaining finanical freedom isn't just about making and saving money, it's about being able to maintain a new lifestyle
Oct 21·5 min read
How to Retire

What does it mean to retire early vs. retire from full-time work?

Unlike retiring in your 60s, early retirement isn't about stopping or slowing down. People who retire younger end up doing even more.
Oct 15·5 min read
Blogger Confessions

Blogger Confessions #16: Sean from My Money Wizard

Happy Saturday and welcome to the 16th episode of the 'Blogger Confessions' interview series on the blog. Today, I'm bringing our business and money insider, Sean from My Money Wizard to talk about blogging and how he has managed to keep everything straight as a personal finance blogger. Take it away. Blogger Confessions with My Money Wizard 1: In at least 100 words, describe the target audience of your blog. First of all, thanks for having me again, Steve. You ma
Oct 12·7 min read
Lifestyles

Going from IT to the Outdoors: The Ultimate Digital Nomad Starter Kit

You can make money outside of an office or a house. Here's everything you need to know about becoming a digital nomad.
Oct 9·8 min read
How to Think

11 things I learned working in corporate America

At 34 years old, my time working a full-time job in corporate America is slowly drawing to a close, and I will never forget what it has taught me.
Oct 8·9 min read
In Retirement

The incredible future of Think Save Retire

Think Save Retire's Steve Adcock achieved his goal of retiring by 40 but that isn't the end for the blog. Here's a preview of what's to come.
Sep 27·8 min read
In Retirement

Here are 4 reasons why "be your own boss" might not be as fun as it sounds

You need to be a very special kind of person to be your own boss. The freedom that comes from bossing yourself around also amounts to the incredible freedom to fail.
Aug 27·7 min read
Live Differently

Nobody is an expert in your life except for you

Eight years ago, I finally caved. One morning, I woke up at 5am and hit the gym before work rather than waiting until after work, which was my usual routine. It seemed like the thing to do. After all, I kept reading about why we need to gym-it-up before the workday hits. For example, according to this source , working out before work: * releases feel-good hormones and boost your brainpower * sets a strong tone for your day, and * increase y
Aug 20·6 min read