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Interview with Ernie Zelinski


Hey everyone, We have an absolute treat for you today. I’m a huge fan of Ernie Zelinski and he was gracious enough to let me interview him for an article. Ernie is the author of The Joy of Not Working and How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free. I read both of these books while [...]

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The following blog post from Kayla, our writer, is part of The Road to Financial Wellness Blog Tour. Over a period of 30 days, the Phroogal team will go to 30 locations to raise awareness about financial empowerment. They will be in Corvallis today! Our goal is to help people learn about money by starting the conversation. We understand that local conversations can [...]

The Best Free Retirement Calculator

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Do you think online retirement calculators are useful? When I was trying to quit my job, I spent an inordinate amount of time projecting our post retirement finances. If you retire at 40, your retirement will be 20 years longer than a normal retirement. It’s really difficult to predict how your investment will do over [...]

Is Early Retirement A Terrible Idea?

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A while back, Forbes had an interview with Jeremy and Winnie from Go Curry Cracker. They lived a modest lifestyle and invested most of their income which enabled them to retire in their 30s. They planned to travel the world and live off their investment income.  They just had a baby and are taking a [...]