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Don’t Wait Until Retirement to Be Happy

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Last time, Adam and Jane gave us an update on their early retirement situation. Both of them have been ready to quit their job for a long time and they are just hanging on to shore up their personal savings. They were planning to work until they are 55 so their pensions will be fully […] 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 .

When to Invest a Lump Sum

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Did you make some money from the Brexit dip? The British voted to leave the European Union and the stock markets around the world weren’t expecting it. Every stock market index dropped sharply for a few days, but it looks like the US has recovered nicely. Even the FTSE 100 index, London Stock Exchange’s 100 […] Read More

Opening a Food Cart after Retirement?

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One of my post retirement dreams is to open a food cart in Portland. Why a food cart? I enjoy cooking and I love good food. Running a food cart would be fun and it would require a lot less investment than a brick-and-mortar restaurant. You won’t get rich from running a food cart, but […] Read More

June 2016 Goals and Financial Updates

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Can you believe 2016 is already half over? Time really flies, so don’t put off saving and investing. Everyone needs to start investing as young as possible since compound interest needs time to really take off. Speaking of investing, Brexit gave investors a scare for a few days at the end of June. The market […] Read More

Declare Your Financial Independence Day

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Today is Independence Day, my favorite holiday of the year. Life is good and it’s easy to take freedom for granted. I am very grateful that my family lives in a country where we’re free to do almost anything we want (within reason). The US has its share of problems, but they are relatively minor […] Read More