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Tawcan’s 7 Phases of Retirement

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I wrote The 7 Phases of Retirement in 2013 and encouraged readers to submit their plans. You need a road map to find your way to early retirement because you probably won’t get there by accident. Today's post is from Tawcan who blogs at Tawcan.com. He is in his early 30's, happily married for 5 years so far, [...]

Are You Better Off Than 4 Years Ago?

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Are you better off than 4 years ago? This is the question we're asked every presidential election in the United States. I know it is still a little early in the election cycle, but I just filled out my ballot this weekend so it’s been on my mind. I wrote this article in 2012 and it’s time [...]

50 Year Old Goal: Simplify My Life

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Gosh, I slept for 12 hours Friday night. I had a cold and went to bed at the same time as RB40Jr (8 pm) and didn’t get up until 8 am the next morning. I haven’t slept 12 hours for years. It’s too bad that I had to wait until I’m sick to catch up [...]

Finding a Meaningful Life after Early Retirement

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Are you living a meaningful life? I think it’s pretty difficult to lead a meaningful life when you’re working for someone else full time. You dedicate most of your waking hours to work and the remainder of your days is taken up by routine chores. Of course, if your work is meaningful, then you’ve got [...]