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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Find that blogging voice of yours!

In my recent rant about having children, I mentioned that I have “found my voice” on the blog. By that, I mean that I’m no longer concerned about whether people agree with what I have to say or not. That’s right – I just don’t care. One of my readers sent me a message on […]

Posted February 27th, 2017

The super secret key to success: Ask!

Hard work. It’s great in theory, but the years I spent meandering my way through corporate America taught me that success very rarely resembles the fluffy fairy-tale idea that success comes to those who “work hard”. Or even “smart“. More times than not, success comes to those who ask for it. If you think that […]

Posted February 22nd, 2017

What if we gave everyone a guaranteed basic income?

Try this one on for size: Would a basic income solve our nation’s social problems by blindly cutting checks to every person of legal working age and nixing expensive social programs like welfare and social security? It is a profoundly interesting topic, and debatable until we are blue in the face. Studies from around the […]

Posted February 20th, 2017

I paid off my mortgage in less than 8 years

Happy Wednesday, everyone! I’ve made it no secret that I hate mortgages – both having them AND paying them off. But once they are gone, the potential to build some serious net worth skyrockets. Today, I bring you a guest post by Rob from Mustard Seed Money on the ups and downs of wiping his […]

Posted February 15th, 2017

No, we are not having kids; and yes, I am sure

I don’t think I’ve ever engaged in a more monotonous discussion than one about having kids. And, it all began when I was a wee teenager, then fired up full-bore as I joined the workforce. Apparently, it’s abnormal not to want kids. For the record, I previously wrote about why my wife and I are DINKs. However, as […]

Posted February 13th, 2017

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