If stress is a good reason to retire early, sign me up! It's absolutely batshit crazy how being a sports fan can wreck your day when your team loses. In fact, it was stressful, during and after the fact. I came home in a bad mood, and the rest of my day was the pits. Mrs. Cubert and the kids were … [Read more...] about Is Stress a Good Reason to Retire Early?
Archives for October 2016
A big chunk of our hard-earned money ends up in the greasy, grimy 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. It's about time we focused on how to save money with some basic … [Read more...] about Save a Fortune with Basic DIY Plumbing Skills
You’ve probably lost a huge sum of money before and not even known it. I know I have. It’s not a fun lesson to learn, and unfortunately you don’t catch it until a lot of the damage has been done. In my case, it came in the form of opportunity cost. The things that you spend money on today that will … [Read more...] about How to Lose a Million Dollars
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 when that big personal goal is achieved. Before setting the early retirement goal … [Read more...] about Your First Day of 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 rental property investing. Well, it's really more of a clever name-marketing scheme. But there's no denying his real estate businesses have savily applied the … [Read more...] about Rental Property Investing: Your Ticket to a Speedier Early Retirement