Investing is necessary. Period. It is my opinion this is how you build wealth in your lifetime. This 9 letter word used to intimidate me. Honestly, I didn’t really understand what it meant. Immediately, these are the things that would come to mind: Investing = Risky Investing is for the wealthy Investing is a way […]Read more "Why Investing is Necessary"
In my research, there’s a combination of “things” that one can do to get on the path to early retirement. There was a period of time where I immersed myself into the stories that the early retirement greats were sharing. To me, it was interesting learning why they chose to follow a particular path, the […]Read more "Early Retirement: Getting Started"
I feel that our family has been very lucky. My parents have been loving and supportive for as long as I can remember. My hubby is awesome and I couldn’t think of having a better partner and dad for our little one. We are healthy, have enjoyable careers, and are surrounded by a supportive group […]Read more "Here Are The Topics We Will Cover"
Let’s Break Free. Let’s break free from [insert your situation here]. Take control over YOUR life and live life on YOUR terms. Don’t allow yourself to think that you can’t break free from that challenge you are facing TODAY. What have I broken free from? From dealing with a 2-hour commute, each way From the […]Read more "Break Free? What Exactly Do You Mean?"
I first learned about early retirement being “a thing”, not too long ago. I saw the term and thought, “Huh”? If this is the first time you hear about this term, know that there’s a growing community out there. Several folks have been doing this and now, thanks to the power of the internet, ideas […]Read more "Early Retirement: What is that? Let’s Call it FREEDOM Instead."
I was in my mom’s kitchen. We had just wrapped up dinner and were lingering over dessert. Somehow, we started to talk about finances. I LOVE talking about finances. To me, money is all a numbers game. And numbers are easy to understand, when you spend the time to break things down. We bounced from […]Read more "How my mom’s innocent question angered me to the point of creating this blog."
I learned about early retirement about a year ago. I stumbled into a blog, called Mr. Money Mustache. It was here that I first learned that this was a thing. I later learned that many others were on a similar journey, and they were openly talking about it. At first, I was skeptical, but as […]Read more "How is it that a 30-something was able to retire, when it took my dad 40 years?"