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
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?
How Does Inflation Affect Retirement Planning?
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?
Starting a Business After Retirement: Why It Makes Sense
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
The Biggest Retirement Mistakes to Avoid
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
How to Prepare for Early Retirement
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
Living in Longmont CO: Rocky Mountain Paradise
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
SemiFIRE: Escape the Rat Race Early With Part-time Jobs
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
VTI and Real Estate: The Pillars of Our Portfolio
This post covers how we spread our risk with Vanguard VTSAX index funds and real estate. Today you'll come away with a bit more knowledge about the importance of asset diversification. How cool is that? I'm going to … [Read more...] about VTI and Real Estate: The Pillars of Our Portfolio
Geoarbitrage 101: Where Should You Live in Retirement?
I've complained a lot lately about the weather here in Minnesota. It's supposed to be spring, and the mid-April norms are the upper 50s. And yet, the blizzard whipping through outside is oblivious to these meteorological … [Read more...] about Geoarbitrage 101: Where Should You Live in Retirement?
How Do You Define Retirement? Is -Any- Work Allowed?
I am a fraud. Why? I plan to work after I retire (early). Scandalous! How Do You Define Retirement? Does "Work" Factor in? If you believe any of the content in these pages, you know how much I despise cubicle … [Read more...] about How Do You Define Retirement? Is -Any- Work Allowed?