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
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!
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
And so, it happened. Finally. Got a promotion. Yippee!! I am stoked. It feels good to be appreciated and acknowledged for all the hard work and persistence. Ironically, I fear that getting promoted complicates my early retirement plans.Sure, this promotion took longer than I'd have liked. I could've reached this level back in 2015, but I turned it down twice back then … [Read more...] about How Getting Promoted Complicates Early Retirement Plans