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Will Early Retirement Make You Lazy?

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How do you motivate yourself from being lazy in retirement? That’s one of the questions I got last week from a reader who is pondering early retirement. It is a valid question. Laziness is one of the seven deadly sins after all. Nobody wants the lazy label. We were all taught to avoid laziness when […] Read More

About the author: Joe left his engineering career behind to become a stay at home dad/blogger at 38. Read the whole story on the About Page .

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The following article was written by Anna, our occasional contributor. Thanks to new rules and consumer protections in recent years, reverse mortgages have become safer products for borrowers than they have ever been—so much that the product today is almost unrecognizable from its past self. As newer regulations have taken effect, these much-needed updates could […] Read More

Don’t Forget Inflation in Your Retirement Plan

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Last week, I was out and about running some errands and I stopped by a Chinese restaurant near our home to grab a take-out lunch. This place used to have the best lunch special in town because the food was good and they charged just $5.50. I guess I haven’t been there in a while […] Read More

Smoking Will Ruin Your Retirement

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Wow, we had a pretty crazy day. There was a fire in our building this morning (Wednesday). Luckily, we live near a fire station and the fire trucks got here very quickly. Since this was a high rise, they pulled out all stops and sent 16 fire engines and trucks over. The firefighters quickly put […] Read More

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The following article was written by Anna, our occasional contributor. As any investor knows, it is important to pay attention to certain economic indicators. An economic indicator is a piece of economic data used by investors to help make important investment or trading decisions. There are many economic indicators that could help indicate the direction […] Read More