Retire by 40


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How to Retire

How to retire early—the healthy way

If your health, or the environment’s health, is important to you, consider retiring early.
Dec 3, 2019·5 min read

Three actionable steps to pay for college (and not depend on student loan forgiveness)

Whether or not student loan forgiveness plans make their way into law, use these three steps to pay for college quickly, the smart way.
Jul 3, 2019·14 min read
Financial independence

Can you still buy a home if you have student loan debt?

Student loan debt plagues millions of people out of college or trade schools. Does it make sense to buy a house with this debt?
Jun 26, 2019·7 min read
How to Retire

Is that Starbucks worth another decade of working?

Combine the value of cable and your morning cup-of-Joe and you’re treading in the neighborhood of $1 million in lost wealth over 40 years because of these temporary pleasures. $1 million!
Sep 24, 2018·4 min read

Your ultimate guide to being successful in absolutely anything you do

Being successful is more than just not doing those things that stop you from being successful. Success is about habits and mastering the mental game of setting goals and deciding on priorities.
Feb 19, 2018·9 min read

Kill It: Don't let experts talk you out of success

Dogma - the belief that our way is the right way. Sadly, dogma fills the discourse in our culture. We feel personally insulted when someone takes a different route than we took. They must be wrong - after all, our way worked for us ! It's gotta work for everyone else, too. Experts tell us how to get out of debt. To build wealth. What cars to buy. The computers to use. There's no shortage of "experts" out there. Here's a sec
Feb 12, 2018·4 min read
Guest Posts

Would you delay early retirement to travel? This couple would!

Happy Friday, one and all! Today, I have a guest post from a couple who are just a few short years away from early retirement. But instead of charging through to the finish line, they are taking a gap year and delaying retirement. I love their style! Imagine this scenario: You're a healthy, young couple with a decent income and some good financial habits. You discovered the world of financial independence and early retirement not long after starting your jobs at age 23 and have been saving aggre
Oct 13, 2017·8 min read
How to Think

The market is doing so well the sky must be falling

The financial climate in the United States is an interesting one: On one hand, the market is doing insanely well. We're all making money hand over fist. But on the other, folks are dreading the looming swing the other way. And, it will. We all know it will. "Overvalued!" "A recession is coming!" "Stocks will soon be on sale!" Ugh...please! Apparently, the stock market is doing so darn well that soon the sky will fall. But, that's the wrong attitude. Enjoy the damn ride For the love of all thing
Aug 5, 2017·2 min read
In Retirement

Some will never retire early, and it's all their fault

Some will never retire early, and it's all their fault. It's true. The choices we make and motivations we hold make a profound impact on accomplishing our goals - early retirement or otherwise. I'll let you know right off the bat that there's a wheel barrel full of tough love in this post. I know that I'm going to piss some people off , and that's fine. It comes with the territory. I'm okay with it. Still want to continue reading? Goooood. If you're
Jun 12, 2017·7 min read

Want to be a full-time pro blogger? Be careful what you wish for

It sounds awesome, at least in theory. To spend your days at home or a coffee shop writing about whatever the hell you feel like writing - a pro blogger. Escaping the office and entering the world of online content crafting is so damn appealing to many of us. And, for good reason! The wife and I in Sayulita, MexicoAt one time, it was appealing to me, too. Granted, I don't consider myself a full-time pro blogger even though that's basically all I do. My wife and I have a YouTube Channel [https://
Jun 2, 2017·4 min read
How to Think

Lyndon Johnson's 10 keys to success

Success is a fickle thing. It comes easier to some than for others, but it's almost never impossible to achieve. With the right attitude and a few good habits, success gets easier and easier. Apparently, former president Lyndon Johnson had something to say on the topic. I learned about Johnson's 10 keys to success from the book "The Magic of Thinking Big ". Good book. It was written back in the late 1950s, so references to salaries and other numbers are, in a word, downri
May 8, 2017·3 min read
How to Think

The secret to becoming a successful mofo

Just don't be an asshole. Okay, while true, that doesn't exactly tell the whole story. Being successful is slightly more involved than avoiding the qualities of an asshole or asshat. Yes, you shouldn't be one. But, what else? What is the secret to success, and can anybody reach success? First, success means different things to different people. Ultimately, our goals and ambitions serve as the foundation on which success is built. OUR goals, not someone else's. The secret to becoming successful
Sep 14, 2016·4 min read