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Why Families Should Live on One Paycheck

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Wow, a lot has changed in 5 years since I wrote this post. In 2011, I was very unhappy with my job and I needed to make a drastic change. We saved as much as we could and cut back our spending to prepare for my early retirement. A major part of the preparation was [...]

The Easy Rule of Life

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Recently, I just finished Ernie Zelinski’s new book – Look Ma, Life's Easy: How Ordinary People Attain Extraordinary Success and Remarkable Prosperity. This book is a departure from his earlier books and it’s written in the form of a parable. A young man who was blaming the lack of opportunities on his circumstances got some [...]

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 [...]