I've got to heavily caveat the title of this post. We enjoy TV in our house, but only in very small doses. Cord-cutting continues to be a strong, albeit contentiously defined trend. People are ditching cable, but typically only to switch to dish or Sling or streaming … [Read more...] about How to Survive Without TV
One year left. It sure took long enough for this early retirement expert to get here. The last four years have been long ones. Not bad. Just long. This journey started well before the blog did. Back in the fall of 2014 I was tired, stressed, and felt trapped in a career I had … [Read more...] about 365 Days Until I Retire Early
One year left of this cubicle life. This is the time when all of those crazy questions start to pop up. "What the hell am I doing?" or, "This is crazy. I can't afford to lose my paycheck!" or, "I'll be bored out of my skull! Gotta stay sharp. Gotta stay working!" If I'm going to … [Read more...] about Do You Have the Courage to Quit Your Job?
Now that we have FatFIRE, to go alongside LeanFIRE, I figured we just HAD to have "SemiFIRE" (i.e., how to semi-retire, early) to complete the collection. Why not? You can have all sorts of fun with SemiFIRE. Yeah, the featured image is pretty cool. But you could also be … [Read more...] about SemiFIRE: How to Semi-Retire Early
Today's entry into the canon of Cubert is a sequel of sorts. The write-up a few weeks back was premised largely on how I squandered my 20s and early 30s, yet somehow managed to get into position for early retirement. Wondering how to achieve a million dollar decade, and maybe … [Read more...] about How to Retire Early With the Million Dollar Decade (TM)