Keeping with the theme of "hack" lists, this week’s post is all about the best ways to get through the next three to five months without going bonkers. The Cubert family lives in Minnesota, where winter can creep in as early as October, and linger as late as early May. That’s the extreme case, and it happened a few years back in the winter of 2013-2014. Contrast that with this November, which has … [Read more...] about Top Ten Hacks for Winter Survival
Archives for November 2016
Since the clock went back an hour a few weeks back, I’ve been dreading the darkness that awaits after the work day is done. The dark and cold got me to thinking about a life after my own cubicle escape. Is early retirement bad for your health? Long before I picked up on the early retirement scene back in the fall of 2014, I had developed an interest in optimizing life and lifestyle for health and … [Read more...] about Is Early Retirement Bad For Your Health?
Useful Holiday Season Budget Hacks? You might wonder, how does spending any money on gifts and festivities help me save up for early retirement? Let's be real. We can't just bury our heads in the sand and pretend life isn't occurring while we're trying to save money. Gotta live a little. Get into the spirit, and enjoy the holidays. That doesn't mean we go nuts with credit cards. But there are … [Read more...] about Useful Holiday Season Budget Hacks
Most of the advice you’ll find on blogs like this one come from authors who have achieved higher than average incomes. In many cases, incomes before retirement are in the six figures (or more) and both partners are high earners. If you've ever wondered How to Retire Early on Less than Six Figures, look no further... It comes as less of a surprise when household earners making $150,000 or more a … [Read more...] about How to Retire Early on Less than Six Figures