A key part of our strategy to reach an early retirement relies heavily on the income from our four single family rental homes. We've been fortunate to have a rental market that continues to be smoking hot for several years running here in Minneapolis. I moved from the suburbs to the city over 12 years ago and since that time, especially as a landlord, I've come to know firsthand what living in … [Read more...] about The Successful Landlord Ten Commandments
Archives for July 2017
Let's talk about your new coffee maker, shall we? I'm personally not sure how anyone can function without coffee. Which is odd, considering how I got by without it until my mid-30s. I reckon something happens to sap you of all that energy of youth, after the 10 year mark of cubicle hell? All I can say is I sure as heck wouldn't be up at 5AM writing as Cubert, without my cup of Joe within … [Read more...] about Your New Coffee Maker: The Mighty AeroPress!
Today's post is contributed by Amy Nickson, a passionate writer on finance. Amy is a professional blogger whom has started her own blog and also works as a contributor for the Oak View Law Group. Please share your opinions by commenting below. Happy Wednesday, Abandoneers! The Hidden Costs of Leading a Debt Free Lifestyle We all know that being in debt is emotionally tedious. In such a … [Read more...] about Hidden Costs of Leading a Debt Free Lifestyle
It turns out that Minnesota, and the Twin Cities especially, is home to a disproportionately high number of bloggers seeking (and writing about) an early retirement. I'm going from anecdotal evidence. No research to prove it with stats or anything, but it's clear if you visit the Rockstar Finance Forums that Minnesota grows us types on trees. I'm excited about this, since it means a couple of … [Read more...] about Early Retirement Diary: Volume 1
There goes Cubert again, promising some snake oil to his merry band of readers. Well... we'll see if that's the case after a couple of weeks or so. Let's figure out if waking up early is really all that, or just a means to get pissed off and tired all the time. I'm in the middle of a little productivity-boost experiment that started just this past Wednesday. Since this blog had recently turned … [Read more...] about Wake up Early! The Tonic for Superior Productivity