Want to retire young? Believe it or not, you already know how it is done

Let’s face it – the large majority of Americans know how to retire young.  Most of us know that to retire significantly before our 60s, we must save our money rather than spend it.  Ultimately, it is the accumulation of wealth that enables us to quit our jobs and live out the rest of our lives in jobless bliss.  Truthfully, this isn’t rocket science.

Many-a-finance article, especially through our mainstream media, publish seemingly helpful tips and techniques to help you retire before you hit 60.  Things like savings and investing in the stock market, utilizing your company’s 401k plans, generally not spending on shit that nobody really needs.  Same stuff, different day…over and over again.  Almost never anything new. Continue reading “Want to retire young? Believe it or not, you already know how it is done”

Would you pay $164k a year to live on a cruise ship? This woman would!

I started this blog as a way to keep myself honest and focused towards financial independence and early retirement.  Within these pages, I preach mercilessly about frugal non-ridiculous living, minimizing expenses and downsizing your stuff.  But yet, I somehow can’t help myself but completely support a woman’s lavish lifestyle on-board a luxury cruise liner. A … Continue reading Would you pay $164k a year to live on a cruise ship? This woman would!