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Early Retirement Blogs for Everyone

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It’s Memorial Day Weekend in the US. While viewed as the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day is a federal holiday for remembering the people died while serving in the armed forces. It is also around the end of the school year here. This means field trips, graduations, pot lucks, end of the year crafts, [...]

Reader’s Story – Should Mike Retire Early?

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Today we have a letter from a reader, Michael Phelps (not his real name). He is in a great financial position to retire early, but should he? Here is his email with some minor edits. Hi, Joe I'm 31 years old and I have a net worth of about ~$1,600,000 mainly from investing quite a [...]

What Was Your Financial Epiphany?

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Last week, Tawcan shared his 7 phases of retirement with us. His first phase, the financial epiphany, struck a chord with me. It is so easy to get caught up in the rhythm of everyday’s life. We get up, go to work, come home, enjoy the weekend, and start it all over again. Most people [...]

10 Things I Will Bring When We Move to Paradise

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Do you have an ultimate goal? My ultimate goal is to acquire a piece of land in a nice tropical location where I can build the RB40 villa. We’ll build several small and environmental friendly huts for vacation rentals. It will be like a luxurious campground where family and friends can have a reunion or conduct [...]