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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 Think

What will make you happier retiring early or never retiring at all?

What's the difference between people who retire early and who never retire? The answer is actually pretty complicated.
Oct 17·10 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
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

Early retirement buzzwords and acronyms you must know

If you're going to retire early, you have to know the lingo. Check out my list of early retirement buzzzwords and acronyms!
Jul 5·5 min read
Early retirement

The wild card in your FIRE plans: Your parents

Without a doubt, Doug Nordman has his financial act together. I know this because I’ve interviewed him several times for articles I’ve written about early retirement. He retired at the age of 41 after 20 years of service with the U.S. Navy submarine force by saving more than 40% of his income. He shares his knowledge about achieving financial independence on his blog, The Military Guide . And he has even published a book that shows veterans how to retire on thei
Jul 4·6 min read
Early retirement

How to retire with a high income: A definitive guide

If you're wondering how to retire with a high income, you won't want to miss this definitive guide from early retirement expert Steve Adcock.
Jun 25·5 min read
In Retirement

Is financial independence even possible for me?

Is financial independence a realistic possibility for you? Find out in our latest blog post!
Jun 20·4 min read
How to Retire

How much does income affect your post-retirement lifestyle stability?

One of the most spirited debates within the early retirement community revolves around the influence that a high level of savings (as well as income) has on a person's ability to retire early. I have argued in the past that although a high income can help, an aggressive savings schedule is a far better measure to determine a person's fitness for early retirement.
Apr 3·4 min read
Corporate America

It's okay to love your work, but here's the problem with loving your job

Jobs are like your three-year-old child – just like kids, some days your job is literally the best thing in the world, and the very next day it seriously tests your patience. WTF, you were doing so well!
Nov 30, 2018·6 min read
Retire early

How smart does one need to be to retire early?

Occasionally, I like to re-read some of my older posts from the blog. This little "gem" was written during my second full month blogging - way back in December of 2014. It's a little rough around the edges. I hadn't yet found my voice . I wasn't quite as confident. And, I was still working a full-time job, though my wife and I were very much on our way toward financial independence and early retirement. Today, I'm repost
Nov 28, 2018·4 min read
Guest Posts

Working 'til retirement scares me to death

Good morning and happy Wednesday! Today, I bring you a guest post from a newer blogger in the Personal Finance blogosphere, Cody from Dollar Habits . He and I have something in common - we both hate the idea of working until 65. Cody, take it away! Limited Exposure to Early Retirement Growing up, I didn’t have many examples in my sphere of influence of anyone who retired early. My older relatives, for the most part, all worked up to the traditional retirement age be
Nov 5, 2018·5 min read