Melissa took advantage of her family’s move across the U.S. to launch their mini-retirement travel adventures. Could a job transition help you step away and into your bigger goals? Listen here at Libsyn, Apple, Castbox, or your favorite player. Melissa, from the Travelling Wallet, connected with Jillian in 2017 through Jillian’s blog. They met in person at FinCon, and Melissa signed up for a paid mentorship with Jillian. She was even able to participate in the first retreat Jillian […]
A lot of changes happening this month for us Dragons; the biggest being home renovations. We’re grateful to both be in early retirement, which has made handling everything less stressful. HOME RENOVATIONS At the end of June we started a large remodeling project in our … The post Early Retired Life – 07.21 – Home Renovations appeared first on The Dragons on FIRE.
Do you think the FIRE movement is a little cult-y? That the people who support it are a little too into it? Does the idea of early retirement seem like a novelty and not something reasonable? Or do you think that it all simply doesn’t make sense? Why scrimp and save for years so you can stop working (retire early) and then continue to live a life where you scrape by on as little as […]
I’ve been negligent. Let me explain… My negligence has not been in ensuring my wife and I were covered, but rather in keeping you abreast of our final decision for how to get health insurance in retirement. A lot of you have asked me about it after reading Health Insurance in Retirement: Unsolved, the post I wrote shortly after my July 2018 retirement announcing our decision to use the COBRA extension for 18 months. In […]
The post Why Are We Making Early Retirement So Controversial? appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. [Mornin’ money lovers! I’m excited to share this guest post written by Steve Cummings a.k.a The Frugal Expat. Steve talks about why so many people get their knickers in a knot arguing about FIRE, particularly, the RE part of things. My favorite bit is at the very end where he notes “3 steps to change” […] The post Why […]