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What happens if you don't want to retire early?

In personal finance, what happens if you don't want to retire early? While early retirement worked for us, it won't work for everyone. Here's why.
Jun 6, 2019·6 min read
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Why working until 65 is a risky decision: The case for early retirement

There is no question about it - early retirement is a risk. There's no doubt that quitting your full-time source of income are referred to as "calcula
May 17, 2019·8 min read
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Keeping up with the Joneses? Don't - most of them are flat broke

Are you keeping up with the Joneses? Well, let me tell you why you shouldn't: If the numbers are any guide, Mr. and Mrs. Jones are flat broke.
May 16, 2019·8 min read
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The secret to retiring early? Make lots of money and don't have kids

If you want to retire early with kids, you might think that it's impossible. After all, kids are expensive. It's true, kids are pricey, but...
May 13, 2019·7 min read
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Avoid these common mistakes to secure your "Golden Years"

As the founder of an agency that works with Medicare insurance products, I’ve worked with thousands of people as they are beginning their retirement journey. This should be a time of life when you are excited about the future and perhaps looking forward to more time with loved ones or world travel during your golden years. Unfortunately, for many people, there are often some financial surprises that they didn’t expect and that can derail their plans. Sometimes we even see people who decide to
Apr 25, 2019·8 min read
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Earth Day 2019: Are solar panels the next sliced bread?

Welcome to Earth Day, 2019. Solar holds a special place in my heart because our Airstream runs on solar is a huge proponent of solar after installing a massive sol
Apr 22, 2019·11 min read
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Personal finance etiquette for 2019: Your stupid simple guide to talking money

Though money and personal finance can be tough to talk about, it doesn't have to be. Here is a situational guide for handling money talk.
Apr 21, 2019·8 min read
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Is early retirement extreme? Here are 17 ways to make it easier

Is early retirement extreme? It doesn't have to be. In this article, I am telling you the top 17 ways to make early retirement easier.
Apr 20, 2019·13 min read
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How to become a smart calculated risk taker

Smart and calculated risks take practice, and the more risks that you take, the smarter you become at doing the ones with the highest upside.
Apr 19, 2019·11 min read
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We are millionaires once again, but how long will this last?

In this market, it seems like everybody is making money hand over fist . We wake up in the morning and, look at that, the market was up once again the previous day. This "making money" stuff is pretty easy, huh? By the way, I'm going to be speaking at the Chautauqua event in Ecuador in November - more on this at the end of the article.  :) It's kinda tough not to make money these days, and as an early retiree
Apr 18, 2019·6 min read
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How not to let social media take over your life

I'll admit it - every morning, I wake up and grab my phone. I tap a button or two and quickly scroll through my email, then my Twitter notifications tend to assign short-word phrases because, you know, we're cool like that. And, checking social is something tha
Apr 11, 2019·4 min read
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Why we just bought an off-grid, recession-proof home

Remember that article I wrote a couple of years ago about my plans to never buy another home again? Yeah, I was a little jaded after losing over $100,000 on real estate and, frankly, had no real interest in doing that whole "homeownership" thing ever again. But here's the thing: Last month, we just bought a home in southern Arizona. Note: In case you're wondering, the picture above is not the actual house. :) Why? First, a little back
Apr 9, 2019·7 min read