This post may contain affiliate links... I'm going to fill you in on a retirement calculator I'm trying out called "OnTrajectory." It's a sophisticated simulator that takes a bunch of inputs and then shows you on a timeline where you'll wind up by age 90 (or whatever end age you prefer). When I … [Read more...] about OnTrajectory – a Retirement Calculator for You?
Archives for October 2017
After writing all of these lovely posts about early retirement, you'd think by now I'd have shared my affection for our accountant. The Wizard of my Oz. The Swami of my Savings Plan. The Shining Light in a cold, dark world... So why do you need a good accountant? For one, ours is pretty good at … [Read more...] about Why You Need a Good Accountant
While all my personal finance blogging friends are gearing up to go to Fincon2017, I figured I'd distract myself from getting too sad by writing. One day I'll get there. And when I do, I'm positive I'll be starstruck by all the fabulous people I've come to know through their outstanding content. … [Read more...] about My Diabolical Plan to Accelerate Early Retirement
It's been a bit of a slug-fest at work. These last few weeks have brought on a heavy dose of 11th hour drama that's quite typical in the world of software delivery at large corporations. When you get close to the finish line and the customer discovers "this isn't what I wanted", all of a sudden, … [Read more...] about Reminding Yourself that it’s Okay to Want to Retire Early
Brace yourselves for another yarn from Cubert today. A trip down memory lane, where I share a tale of home improvement woe so YOU can avoid the same mistakes. The hidden costs of owning a house are often a cascade of comical events... If you're not familiar with the term "money pit" or the movie … [Read more...] about The Hidden Costs of Owning a House