How Long Will You Work?

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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?

Radical Podcast Interview

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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

Camp Mustache Review

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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

180 In Depth – Part 1

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Welcome back! The last few posts here discussed our Financial 180 at a high level, but today I want to discuss some of the nitty gritty details. Let’s dive into this graph of our net income: The green portion of the graph shows our annual income, and the red portion our expenses, for the years … Continue reading 180 In Depth – Part 1

A New Beginning

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Hey there, I’m Joel! A few years ago a simple question changed my life: “How many years do you want to work?” I thought I knew the answer. Most people retire in their 60s and 70s, while some people work really hard and finish in their late 50s. Anyone who retires earlier than that either … Continue reading A New Beginning