Is Stress a Good Reason to Retire Early?

Is Stress a Good Reason to Retire Early?

Today was a rough day. It started out fine: I got a lot of work done at a couple of rentals and ran some errands. Felt productive. Then around noon, as planned, I headed over to the sports bar near

Save a Fortune with DIY Skills

Save a Fortune with DIY Skills

A big chunk of our hard-earned money ends up in the greasy, grimey hands of plumbers, electricians, heating and air conditioning technicians, etc. Owning a house comes with maintenance costs that can amount to $4,000 or more per year. Imagine

How to Lose a Million Dollars

How to Lose a Million Dollars

Yes, it happened to me. To get the full story, check out J. Money’s blog, here: How to Lose a Million Dollars J. Money has been super gracious in allowing me to guest blog on his fantastic site. Enjoy!

My First Day of Early Retirement

My First Day of Early Retirement

If early retirement is your goal, it’s awfully easy to get caught up in the journey and the anticipation of escaping a dreaded day job. So much so, that you could easily lose sight of what your new life will look like

Landlord Your Way to Early Retirement

Landlord Your Way to Early Retirement

If you’ve been following the presidential race and know anything about Donald Trump, you probably know that his family business is built on real-estate. And lately, there’s a lot of buzz about how Trump’s real estate businesses strategically applied the

Survive Your Early Retirement Journey with Date Nights

Survive Your Early Retirement Journey with Date Nights

So how do you keep a marriage strong while weathering the ups and downs of parenthood? I’m no expert, but I can tell you what we’ve learned over the last few years of raising our little tykes. Date nights are