It's been a bit of a slug-fest at work. These last few weeks have brought on a heavy dose of 11th hour drama that's quite typical in the world of software delivery at large corporations. When you get close to the finish line and the customer discovers "this isn't what I wanted", all of a sudden, collegiality flies out the window, and emotions take over. Retire early? Sign me up! In my case, being … [Read more...] about Reminding Yourself that it’s Okay to Want to Retire Early
I don't know about you, but there are a thousand places I'd rather be than sitting in a cubicle all day, staring at a computer screen. It sucks the life out of you. I've spent the better part of 22 years working cubicle jobs. I wouldn't recommend one. BUT, if you're serious about achieving an early retirement lifestyle, there are lots of ways you can get through your cube years without it … [Read more...] about How to Survive Your Cubicle Job Years
If stress is a good reason to retire early, sign me up! It's absolutely batshit crazy how being a sports fan can wreck your day when your team loses. In fact, it was stressful, during and after the fact. I came home in a bad mood, and the rest of my day was the pits. Mrs. Cubert and the kids were in great moods. I was the big dud, all because I invested so much in a stupid sports match. When will … [Read more...] about Is Stress a Good Reason to Retire Early?