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How Life Can Fall Apart So Quickly

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Do you listen to podcasts? I think it is a great way to catch up on current events, hear some stories, and learn something interesting. I usually listen to podcasts when I’m working out at the gym or when I’m driving. Here is my podcast list. This American Life – Great stories, but not many [...]

Long-term Care Options for Early Retirees

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Last week, Revanche from A Gaishan Life asked a question on a subject that I’d rather not think about: long-term care.  "I might have missed this but I’m wondering what the backup plan is for those folks who are relying on keeping expenses low in retirement should their expenses rise due to factors beyond their [...]

Staying Healthy In Early Retirement

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I never thought staying healthy would be my biggest challenge in early retirement. Before I quit working full time, I thought my biggest challenge would be finance. I figured that we wouldn’t be able to save for retirement anymore and our net worth would slowly decline. Instead, we continue to save over $50,000 per year [...]

How Much Is Your Job Costing You?

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The following article is from Melanie, our staff writer. Melanie is in the beginning phase of her journey to Financial Freedom and she’ll bring a refreshing point of view for us.  Earlier this week, I read an article that really gave me a lot to think about. The piece, Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed  hit on [...]