Finding a dependable cleaning crew for your Airbnb can be a difficult task. When you find a good cleaner, you then need to coordinate turnovers - making sure both the host and cleaning crew are on the same schedule. Thank … [Read more...] about TurnoverBnB: Making Airbnb Cleaning a Lot Easier for Hosts
This is a post that asks and attempts to answer the question, "How much of your income should you save every month?" For many, savings rates simply aren't a priority. While examining my handy dashboard excel budget last … [Read more...] about How Much of Your Income Should You Save Every Month?
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 How to Achieve a Debt Free Retirement Lifestyle
Today's post is a special "repeat" of sorts. Special, because it's a duet featuring blogger friend Amanda Kruse and yours truly. I wanted to stitch these two pieces together to underscore why true wealth is having no … [Read more...] about True Wealth Is Having No Regrets
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 … [Read more...] about Seasonal Work Instead of Retirement?
Today's post is inspired by blogger SteveArk, who wrote up a nice piece about how inflation affects retirement planning. You need to figure this inflation beast out since a dollar today is not going to buy as much … [Read more...] about How Does Inflation Affect Retirement Planning?
(This post contains affiliate links...) Las Vegas has the reputation of being a party city that never sleeps, filled with wild college students on spring break or young couples celebrating impending nuptials. While this … [Read more...] about How to Have Fun in Vegas (As an Adult)
No matter how long ago you started your career, it's never too early — or late — to start thinking about retirement. Along with the traditional savings method your bank or workplace will provide, you should also consider more … [Read more...] about Can Real Estate Help You Retire Sooner?
One of the fastest ways to consume time and money is to be a fan of big-money sports. Especially this time of year, when American football is in full swing, sports fandom is off the charts. Let's explore how being a sports … [Read more...] about How Being a Sports Fan Affects Your Life
I have been blown away by the mouse. Mickey did me in with his charm. His friends were complicit. Donald, Goofy, Pluto, Minnie... They all got to me. This post debates whether the high cost of a Disney cruise is worth it. So … [Read more...] about How Much Does a Disney Cruise Cost?
Now that we're well into year 2, the Airbnb Experiment continues to generate solid returns. With summer just about fully booked, I figured by now I have enough experience to share some of my top Airbnb hosting tips. Before … [Read more...] about My Top 10 Tips for Airbnb Hosting
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 … [Read more...] about Cubicle 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 … [Read more...] about Starting a Business After Retirement
This thing on my wrist. Why did I choose to put it there? What possible good can come from strapping on some electronic tagging device to my person? After logging thousands of steps, I'm debating is having a Fitbit Charge 3 … [Read more...] about An Honest Review of the FitBit Charge 3
Ever wondered how to be a property manager in addition to holding a day job? What is it like to personally manage a handful of real estate rentals and get your fingernails dirty? It's easier than you might think. Today, we'll … [Read more...] about How to Be a Property Manager as a Side Gig
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 … [Read more...] about The Biggest Retirement Mistakes to Avoid
Of course, it doesn't have to be crazy at work, right people?!? Although the last three or four weeks have been nothing short of crazy for this part-time blogger and full-time corporate animal. The wages of promotions are … [Read more...] about It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work
Happy Monday, everyone! In honor of meteorological spring, today's guest post ponders whether a certain blogger (a certain golden nameplate winner, in fact) should consider moving to Minnesota. I'm grateful as heck for the … [Read more...] about Moving to Minnesota? What You Can Look Forward To
Bad bosses are a part of life. It's almost a prerequisite for existence in today's society, where holding a job is pretty much required, and for a decent part of one's life. Countless bosses who bully are lurking among us. … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Having an Asshole Boss
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 … [Read more...] about Getting Promoted Complicates Retirement Plans