SeasonalFIRE is simply ditching the cubicle for seasonal work. It's a different flavor of semi-retirement that allows you to work during the crummy weather months and enjoy free time during the rest of the year. I'm excited about this post because it's something I've been scheming over for a few months now. Ever since summer began. One of the lovely features of living in … [Read more...] about Seasonal Work or Early Retirement? Introducing SeasonalFIRE
The ultimate collection of articles designed to motivate you to begin your early retirement journey today! Topics combine a mix of personal finance and a heavy dose of lifestyle wisdom. Check out articles on Semi-Retirement, How to build a million dollar net worth in a single decade, and also learn about the pitfalls to avoid in retirement, like boredom. Set your goals and retire early!
Today's post is inspired by blogger SteveArk, who wrote up a nice piece about how inflation *does* affect retirement investments. You need to figure this inflation beast out since a dollar today is not going to buy as much tomorrow... The best example you've heard as a kid came from your grandparents. You'll constantly hear Grandpa quote prices from 1957: "Back in my day, a … [Read more...] about How Inflation Affects Your Retirement Savings
Early Retirement Blogger Transparency: On occasion, I scrounge five minutes from life to read other blogs. It's not easy to keep up with the blogging Joneses, not when you work full time and have a family to pay attention to. But I will, at a minimum, scan my Feedly a few times a week. And I'll often find interesting nuggets from blogging friends, as well as giants in the … [Read more...] about Early Retirement Blogger Transparency (Cubert’s Story)
Early retirement is now within reach. In less than a year I could pull the plug. But I need something to occupy my brain and keep productive. Is starting a business after retirement a good idea? I've got the raw materials to do something meaningful with all that freed-up time. The question is, what kind of business would I find low stress, fulfilling, and … [Read more...] about Starting a Business After Retirement
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 FIRE pantheon with a handful of views point to boredom in retirement, living without a purpose, and owning a BMW. All are equally fraught with risk. (Especially if said BMW is metallic blue, and … [Read more...] about How to Avoid the Biggest Retirement Mistakes