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How to Retire

Runaway credit destroying American retirement

It is no secret that the spending habits of traditional Americans are not all that pretty. Way too many Americans find themselves in a position where retirement seems like a lofty goal only accessible by either the old or lucky, and that most people - including them - are "regular Americans" just trying to get by in a harsh and unforgiving economy.
Mar 19, 2015·3 min read
How to Retire

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

For seven years, 86-year-old widow Lee Wachtstetter has called a Crystal Serenity cruise ship "home". By now, the crew on-board the ship is like family to her, and she regularly ballroom dances, attends cocktail parties and movies, lectures and other activities. And, I'm sure this woman hasn't cooked a meal for herself in years.
Jan 25, 2015·2 min read
Blogging

What I look for in an early retirement blog

It seems these days, so-called "early retirement" blogs are a dime a dozen. So many blogs out there, so little time to digest them all. But quite honestly, some aren't worth the effort to digest because their main purpose is to make money.
Jan 8, 2015·3 min read
Change Your Life

Sedona, AZ is definitely in our future

We love Sedona, Arizona. We're determined to live our off-grid life there. Here's how we're going to do it.
Jan 2, 2015·7 min read
How to Think

Why I quit my job as a high level manager

I was the boss. My hard work finally paid off. But, I wasn't happy. Nothing really changed except the people that I reported to, and they were more demanding, critical and bottom-line oriented.
Dec 18, 2014·6 min read
How to Retire

Income vs. Savings: The epic battle

Does a high income truly matter? It only seems to make sense that the more we have, the earlier we will retire.  But, is that true in all cases?
Nov 30, 2014·5 min read
How to Retire

My retirement Renaissance: A journey from insane spending to retirement saving

From a life of excess to a life of investments and savings, I shaved years off of my working life and found out how to enjoy the simply things in life. Stress free and retirement looming, this 33-year old is one happy camper.
Nov 19, 2014·5 min read