Last week, I read along on twitter and bit my lip as MMM tried to talk some sense into a mainstream finance writer & editor who tweeted a link to a New York Times article. Above the link, she wrote: “The basic flaw at heart of so many retirement calculations: you cannot possibly save enough … Continue reading Why You Can’t Retire
Money may not grow on trees, but it does still grow, completely passively. It’s the nature of compound interest that your money is always making you more money, and that new money in turn is making its own money, and so on. You may not notice it on small scales, but it is always there, … Continue reading The Dark Side of Interest
This is the question that changed everything for me. It’s such a simple question. How many years do you want to work? Most people never think this way. When they do, the popular answers are usually “You work until you are 65” or “You work until you win the lottery”. Why do we spend so much … Continue reading How Long Will You Work?
While at Camp Mustache a few weeks back, my wife and I gave an interview on the Radical Personal Finance podcast. It’s now online and you can listen here. Topics discussed: How anyone can change if motivation is strong enough Our recommendation to young couples taking on debt How working as a team helped strengthen … Continue reading Radical Podcast Interview
Hello again! While I’m busy finishing part 2 of our In Depth 180 series, I’ll leave you with a recap of the wonderful time I had this past weekend at Camp Mustache SE in Gainesville, FL. The weekend was absolutely amazing! My wife and I spent our days surrounded by nearly 40 extremely optimistic and energetic FI or nearly FI people. We’re still … Continue reading Camp Mustache Review