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How to Grow Readership for Your New Blog

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This post is for the budding bloggers who need help growing their readership. Last year, I posted – How to Start a Blog and Why You Should. It is a good guide and I’m proud of it. However, that’s not quite enough for new bloggers. A few people told me they needed more help. My […] Read More

About the author: Joe left his engineering career behind to become a stay at home dad/blogger at 38. Read how and why he did it on the About Page .

2017 Best of Retire by 40

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Happy Holidays! I hope you had a great Christmas with family and friends. This year, we had a low key holiday and just stayed home. I was planning to drive down to visit my brothers in California, but Mrs. RB40 didn't want to go. She has been out of town for work a bit too […] Read More

Updating My Christmas Bucket List

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It’s almost Christmas which means it's time to go over my bucket list. Christmas is the perfect time to reflect a bit and evaluate what you want to do in the future. We all have a few days off and nobody really wants to think about finance too much. Besides, RB40Jr is on winter break […] Read More

5 Tips For Retiring Early

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The following is a post from our partner. For many people, the idea of slogging through work until you’re in your sixties can be both exhausting and worrying. Do you really need to work that long before you can retire? Fortunately, there are plenty of ways that you can lower your retirement age and increase […] Read More

Can My Wife Early Retire Yet?

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Happy holidays! Only two weeks left in 2017! Can you believe it? It’s time to wrap up 2017 and get ready for another New Year. This is an easy time of the year for personal finance bloggers because there are so many topics to write about. I’m going to tally up my 2017 New Year […] Read More

Am I Too Cheap for Doing Yard Work?

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Is it just me or have gardeners became ridiculously expensive? Personally, I hate paying for yard work. Why pay when you can do it yourself? Besides, yard work builds character. I pity the kids who have never done yard work. How else do you learn that physical labor pays very little? Anyway, I’m letting off […] Read More

Travel Hacking Success!

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I must admit, I wasn’t always a big fan of travel hacking. I’m not very good at it because there is too much overhead. Life is already busy enough without having to track all these credit card sign-up bonuses. Oh, let’s back up a bit for those of you who don’t know about travel hacking. […] Read More

November 2017 Goals and Financial Update

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Whoa, there is less than a month left in 2017. Where did the time go? If you’ve let some New Year resolutions slide until December (like me), then it’s probably too late. Well, there are a few goals that are WIP and those should be fine. However, it’s too late to start anything new. There […] Read More