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Can we survive without Mrs. RB40’s paychecks?

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As most readers know, Mrs. RB40 is still working and earning a paycheck. That’s one big reason why I could quit my job to become a stay at home dad/blogger before I turned 40. She likes working and she enjoys her work so it’s a win-win situation for both of us. Of course, the future [...]

Reader’s Story – Should I Quit My Job Now?

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Today, a reader is looking for some help. She is struggling with the decision to retire early or keep working for 4 more years. Please read and share your comment with us. I have been following Joe’s blog for a bit to see if I am making the right decision to retire before 60. I [...]

Am I Ready to Go Back to work?

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When I quit my engineering career in 2012, I was completely burned out. I was having physical and mental problems and I had to get out. I thought I’d give it at least a year and see how this whole early retirement thing pans out. Finance was a big factor, of course. We were not [...]

5 Best Money Moves to Make in Your 40s

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Yes, I know the title of the blog is Retire By 40. However, many of our readers are in their 40s and 50s and they are planning to retire soon. You don’t have to be under 40 to read this blog. Maybe I should rename the blog to Retire between 40 and 55. :) Being [...]