Today's post Being Debt Free Can Be Costly is contributed by Amy Nickson, a passionate writer on finance. Amy is a professional blogger who has started her blog and also works as a contributor to the Oak View Law Group. … [Read more...] about Being Debt Free Can Be Costly
There goes Cubert again, promising some snake oil to his merry band of readers. Why would ANYONE in his or her right mind make a habit of getting up early to a 5AM Wake Up Call??? Let's dive into that topic, but be sure … [Read more...] about The 5AM Wake-Up Call
I've been riding my bicycle to work for the past three years now, and have found several hidden benefits. We're going to get into how I started this fun little habit, and share all about how easy biking to work truly can … [Read more...] about Benefits of Riding Your Bike to Work
While walking the halls at work just before the July 4th holiday weekend, I overheard more than a few colleagues chatting up their plans to head to the cabin. It got me wondering whether this idea of owning a cabin up north … [Read more...] about Is Owning a Cabin Up North a Good Idea?
A few years out of college I had my mind made up that I would buy an SUV. Not that I needed an SUV, as I had smooth-paved roads where I lived, plus I didn't need any hauling capacity. I just thought SUVs were cool. Let's … [Read more...] about Big Car vs Small Car: Why Small Cars Win
Avoiding big expenses and unnecessary upgrades, like fancy cars and large homes, is key for gaining the freedom to choose your field of work or even retire early. But sometimes big expenses are hard to avoid. What if there … [Read more...] about Credit Card Hacking: Travel On the Cheap
Most of the advice you’ll find on blogs like this one comes from authors who have achieved higher than average incomes. In many cases, incomes before retirement are in the six figures (or more) and both partners are high … [Read more...] about Can I Retire Early Earning Less Than Six Figures?
The pursuit of early retirement due to stress is a topic near and dear to me. Stress is a constant companion that even "happy" people suffer from. It can emerge from a variety of sources, including relationships or even bad … [Read more...] about Early Retirement Due to Stress
A big chunk of our hard-earned money ends up in the greasy, grimy hands of plumbers, electricians, heating and air conditioning technicians, etc. Owning a house comes with maintenance costs that can amount to $4,000 or more … [Read more...] about Plumbing 101: How to Save With DIY Skills
If early retirement is your goal, it’s awfully easy to get caught up in the journey and the anticipation of escaping a dreaded day job. Still, with an eye on both present and future, there's nothing wrong with daydreaming … [Read more...] about My First Day of Early Retirement