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Are You Your Greatest Asset?

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Here is a tricky question for you – What’s your greatest asset? Is it your house, car, jewelry, or investment portfolio? Ha! You’re thinking - I know the answer to this one. It’s me! I’m my greatest asset. Yes, that’s a great answer to this trick question. Many successful people like Warren Buffett would support […] Read More

About the author: Joe left his engineering career behind to become a stay at home dad/blogger at 38. Read how and why he did it on the About Page .

How Cheap Am I Really?

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Let’s have a little fun today. That last post about keeping track of your Roth IRA contributions was very important, but a little dry. Today, I’m going tell you about a few stressful money situations I had recently. Well, stressful is a little strong. The amount of money involve is pretty small in all cases […] Read More

Why You Need a Roth IRA Folder

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Taxes are due tomorrow, April 18th! I hope you’re done and filed them already. I’m a terrible procrastinator when it comes to filing taxes. Our taxes were done a few weeks ago, but we didn’t completely finish reviewing everything until last weekend. Who wants to sit down and double check 40 pages of inane numbers?  […] Read More

There Is No Reason Why You Can’t Retire Early

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Today's post from Benjamin Davis @ From Cents To Retirement. He is working toward financial independence primarily with rental real estate. Check out his story below. If he can strive for early retirement, there is no reason why you can't. It has been one year since I launched From Cents To Retirement. In this period, […] Read More

How We’re Generating Passive Income in 2017

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Late last year, I received a few requests to update our passive income more frequently. So here it is – a new monthly series to keep track of our passive income. Actually, this will be very helpful for me as well. Previously, I reviewed our passive income once a year and it was too much […] Read More

5 Dreams That Did Not Come True in Early Retirement

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Wow, it has been almost 5 years since I quit my engineering career to become a stay-at-home dad/blogger. Time really flies. If I hadn't retired early, I’d still be stuck in a depressing gray cubicle feeling bitter about life. Instead, I’m enjoying life and playing an active role in our son’s life. The past five […] Read More

March 2017 Goals and Financial Updates

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Spring is finally here! I’m so happy because we had such a wet and cold winter this year. The weather is warming up and we can do more activities outdoors. Last week was spring break for us and we had a great staycation. I took it easy and spent almost all my time being a […] Read More

Early Retirement Blogs for Everyone

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I hope your journey to Financial Independence/Early Retirement is going well in 2017. The year has been great for us at the RB40 household so far. My blog income is doing much better this year than in 2016 and our passive income is growing. Mrs. RB40 is still working, but she plans to retire in a few years. […] Read More