Sometimes things don’t go as planned. Sometimes tragic and painful things happen to us, or to the people we love, and we’re at a loss to fit such awful tragedy into our narrative of outrageous optimism. Sometimes we have setbacks. Sometimes we lose people we love.
It’s all well and good to teach people how to retire, but the deeply indebted need something else first.
As our safe monthly retirement income creeps towards the $1,500/month mark, the number of places in the world where we could live a happy life expands dramatically. This edition of the “Retire Abroad” series focuses on cities where $1,200 per month provides a safe, comfortable, fulfilling life for two.
Our June 2016 Financial Statement shows a nice increase in net worth, despite a fearful market and an upcoming wedding. Brexit can’t stop this train!
The event you say you’ve been waiting for has arrived. How can you convince yourself that this is no different than the last financial crisis?
When I was seventeen years old, and I was leaving to attend college, I made the fateful decision that would one day put me on the path to Financial Independence and Retiring Early (FIRE). I chose to study music.
Discover five more amazing destinations in Mexico, Serbia, Vietnam, India, and Georgia which will fill your retirement with affordable adventure!
In our May 2016 financial statement, net worth and retirement income increase substantially, and I discover an incoming tenant may be a prostitute.
Earlier in my career, I was a cop. People generally fall into one of two camps when it comes to the police: They’re monsters, or they’re saints. The truth is that all cops fall somewhere in a spectrum between those two extremes. Regardless of what you think about law enforcement, most people agree that doing the job requires (or should require) a certain degree of integrity.
It’s been a while since I started my series chronicling my quest to purchase, renovate, and fully occupy my newest rental property. When last I wrote, I had just closed on the property. The past two months have been a slog through renovations, evictions, and a number of other annoying (but necessary) issues to address.