Yep, I retired at 35.

We are not rich. We are not powerful. In fact, we don't even consider ourselves to be "smart cookies". Instead, we saved. We downsized. We sold both of our homes and moved into an Airstream that we've named Charlie. Early retirement is possible.

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Is this blog dead? No, but… is a blog I started to chronicle our path towards early retirement. Now that I’ve reached that goal, I am confronted with a question that I had never anticipated answering: Where do I take the blog? Is it dead? Maybe just…hibernating? I’m going to unload a little more honesty for you good people. I’m sure […]

Posted March 20th, 2017

Working ’til retirement scares me to death

Good morning and happy Wednesday! Today, I bring you a guest post from a newer blogger in the Personal Finance blogosphere, Cody from Dollar Habits. He and I have something in common – we both hate the idea of working until 65. Cody, take it away! Limited Exposure to Early Retirement Growing up, I didn’t have […]

Posted March 15th, 2017

Every company I’ve worked for fails the Essentialism test

I’m reading a book called Essentialism. It’s the manuscript for simplifying your life and removing much of the bullshit that clutters our minds and distracts us from those things that are truly important. No organization I’ve worked for has done this. At all. If you’ve ever read anything by Tim Ferriss, you already know the […]

Posted March 13th, 2017

Is your credit score bullshit?

I guess I have a “thing” for skinny British guys – and once I saw John Oliver’s bit on credit scores and how dangerous that three-digit number can be, I naturally got a bit intrigued. In case you haven’t seen it, here’s his spiel on YouTube: “Measuring credit enables businesses to know who to lend […]

Posted March 6th, 2017

Do you find money talk boring? Try this instead

I will be the first to admit that I find money talk exceedingly boring. Especially stocks, diversification, yields, compound interest, price-to-earnings ratio, whatever. Seriously, I fall asleep when I hear or read about that stuff. And, I have a sneaking suspicion that I’m not alone. For all those who find money talk boring, I feel […]

Posted March 1st, 2017

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