My wife and I recently saw the Playing with FIRE documentary which inspired me to write about FIRE. FIRE represents a movement of individuals from all walks of life who are committed to making fiscally responsible choices, allowing them to stop traditional work much earlier than most. The movement was birthed after the book, Your […]
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3 Ways To Retire Without a Nest Egg
If you are in your 40’s, 50’s or even 60’s and you don’t feel prepared for retirement, this blog post is for you. Perhaps you just didn’t focus on retirement early enough, or maybe you lost your retirement funds through some unfortunate financial event. In any case, if you don’t feel that time is on […]
If You Saved $5 Per Week, Would You Miss It?
I was on Financial Highway’s Facebook Page and saw that they were encouraging people to save $5 per week. I am a big fan of savings, so I wondered if I would miss $5 per week. The answer is an obvious “no.” The reality is, as much as I would like to be uber frugal, […]
Have You Tapped Into Your 401k Too Early?
Over the past several years, I have spoken to many people who have tapped into their 401k or other retirement accounts too soon. Some have done it to try and save homes from foreclosure, (only to lose them anyhow), others have done it to survive after losing a job, and others have done it for […]