Category Archives: Finance
Drawdown Part 3 : Strategy
There are only three things that are guaranteed in the life of a super early retiree: death, taxes, and second-guessing your personal approach to quitting your job and taking distributions.
Drawdown, Part 2 : Simulation
Ahh, simulators. Every aspiring early-retiree has played around with online calculators that tell you whether or not you have enough money to retire. But only a couple of them are actually useful. Let’s explore some simulators and their relative value … Continue reading
Drawdown, Part 1 : The Basics
It’s time to talk about accessing your stash in retirement.
Better Versus Happier
Pop Quiz #1 : Which phone would you rather have?
Take Vacation and Still Retire Early
I had a request from a reader to discuss taking vacations in the context of early retirement.
Your net worth directly affects your salary. If it’s negative, your salary goes down. Positive, and it goes up.
Play Videogames on the Cheap
I recently decided that I won’t be cutting video games from my budget after quitting my job.
Your Paystub Lies
Look your paystub in the eyes and ask it how much you make.
Mistakes Were Made
I’ve done my share of financially stupid things.