If you are new to the Retire By 40, here are some good articles to start with. You can also read more about me on the About Page.
I’m in the process of revamping the Start Here page and it is taking a lot longer than I expected. I’m categorizing all my best articles so it will be easier for you to find what you are interested in.
Thank you for your patience,
My Early Retirement Journey So Far… – See where I am in my journey to Financial Independence/Early Retirement.
The articles on this page are more about the philosophy of preparing for early retirement than saving and investing. See how I planned for my early retirement.
The articles on this page are about different retirement accounts and investments.
How will you pay the bills after leaving your full time job? Here are some ideas to make money after retirement.
Stories from our readers about their journey to retirement.
Some stories from the Frugal side of the track. I’m a big advocate of living a frugal lifestyle. If you don’t know how to save money, then it’s hard to grow your wealth.
You can also go through all the articles on this site. It’s a bit of mess though. I’d start with the latest and then go backward. Many of the early articles weren’t that great.
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Free Financial Planning and Portfolio Checkup. When was the last time you had a thorough portfolio checkup? Personal Capital is a great site for investors. Check out my review.
Read About My Favorite Retirement Calculator: FIRECalc. I like this stock market simulator much more than the usual retirement calculator.
How to retire early and some motivational posts.
I did it. I quit my job!
The Retire By 40 Movement. Are you around 40 years old? If you are not happy with your life, you need to do something about it.
3 Easy Steps To Retire By 40. It’s best to start early if you want to leave your day job by the time you’re 40.
Why I gave up my engineering career and a six figures salary. The paychecks were great, but the job wasn’t a good fit for me anymore.
Go It Alone – Pondering quitting the day job and becoming self employed.
Should I rethink Retire By 40? – I guest posted at Get Rich Slowly and had many dissenting comments about my plan to retire early.
What’s Your Motivation? – Here I share my motivation for early retirement.
What’s Your Ultimate Goal? – What do you want for the future you? More money, more power, or just more time to enjoy life?
How to Retire By 40 – My roadmap to early retirement.
Why I want to be a Stay At Home Dad – Read why I’d rather change diaper than working in a cubicle.
How to start making Passive Income – Passive income is a must for any kind of retirement. Here are a few ways to get started.
Dividend Portfolio – The latest update about our dividend portfolio. I have shifted most of my after tax investment toward dividend stocks over the past few years to generate a little income.
4 plex first 3 months report – We acquired a 4 plex last year and the first 3 months wasn’t great. In 2012, we are getting positive cash flow and I’ll have to write an update soon.
P2P lending for extra retirement income – I’m dabbling in person to person lending to generate some extra income. It’s going well so far, but we’ll see if it works out in the long run.
Our monthly Cash Flow report. See how we are doing in the cash flow department. When I quit my day job, we’ll be living paycheck to paycheck for a while. I have been keeping track of the cash flow for over a year and we have been mostly successful in making one paycheck work.
Should you invest in 401(k) or Roth IRA?