This time of year is typically when the winter blues start to hit me. I've got too much to be grateful for to complain, but the slog of winter doesn't bring me a ton of joy. Some incredibly real and awful events happened … [Read more...] about Stuck at the Early Retirement Crossroads
Early Retirement Planning
The ultimate collection of articles designed to motivate you to begin your early retirement journey today! Is stress pushing you to consider an early exit? What if you retire and find yourself bored off your rocker?
You will find a wealth of arguments for and against leaving the corporate cubicle slog here, including some tips on Geoarbitrage - where would you want to live in 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. Sweating out another Sunday night … [Read more...] about What Are the Alternatives to Retirement?
Hello dear readers! Today's post, How to Achieve a Debt-Free Retirement Lifestyle comes to us from a blogger friend, Bernz JP, the mastermind behind Moneylogue.com. Every once in a while, even us stalwart personal financial … [Read more...] about 6 Proven Ways to Achieve a Debt Free Retirement
SeasonalFIRE... It's a different flavor of semi-retirement that allows you to work during the crummy weather months and enjoy your free time during the rest of the year. I'm excited about this post because it's … [Read more...] about Seasonal Semi Retirement Jobs That Pay Well
You need to figure out this inflation beast. After all, a dollar today is not going to buy as much tomorrow. Or so the wisdom goes. Remember what your grandparents used to say? "Back in my day, a toothbrush was 5 cents! … [Read more...] about How Does Inflation Affect Retirement Planning?
Early retirement is now within reach. Heard that one before? Sigh... In less than a year I could pull the plug. But I need something to occupy my brain and keep me productive. Is starting a business after retirement a … [Read more...] about Starting a Business After Retirement: Why It Makes Sense
Today's post just scratches the surface of a very broad and deep topic "How to Avoid the Biggest Retirement Mistakes". A bunch of earlier posts I've fired off into the ethos of the FIRE pantheon with certifiable mistakes … [Read more...] about The Biggest Retirement Mistakes to Avoid
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 come to depend on for our … [Read more...] about How to Prepare for Early Retirement
Enjoying one's surroundings is a pretty fundamental, dare I say essential part of a balanced breakfast. Rich people flock to coastal California for never-ending sunshine, water, and arid warm temps. Many of us … [Read more...] about Living in Longmont CO: Rocky Mountain Paradise
Had a bad Monday? You've come to the right place. Let's dive into the mechanics of how to semi-retire and abandon your cubicle early. Now that we have FatFIRE, to go alongside LeanFIRE, we can add SemiFIRE to the … [Read more...] about SemiFIRE: Escape the Rat Race Early With Part-time Jobs