Stop the Lies: An Open Letter to the FIRE Community

Possible titles for this post. Personal Finance and Budget Lies: An Expose on the FIRE Community FIRE is not FUN – It’s not for everyone. Personal Finance Lies and Half Truths: A Rant on the FIRE community Savings and budgeting was more fun until it became a requirement Stop Lying: An Open Letter to the …

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My Week Ending April 20, 2018: Blogger, Drunken Noodle, Poop Tea

Hi, there. Welcome back. So this is what happened this week in My Early Retirement Journey. Monday – day job for 9.5 hours. Worked until midnight working on blog. Honestly don’t remember what I was doing. Cursory search on mini-retirement locales. Just an idea I toy around with but haven’t come up with anywhere that …

Tax Day 2018: My 2017 Tax Return

My cousin just bought a house at the latter part of 2017. I was curious how the home ownership tax deductions affected his return. Since the perceived benefit doesn’t seem to match the actual numbers in my cursory searches and applied examples.  He sad it increased it by about 67%. I don’t have actual numbers …

101 Things You Will Encounter Your 1st Week Blogging….about FIRE or Personal Finance

So you followed your favorite blogger’s advice (read: their affiliate’s recommendation) and started your blog in 3 easy steps! Turns out they left out quite a few things. Here’s 101 things you will encounter your first week of blogging about personal finance, FIRE, or your early retirement journey! Spam emails. Parvinder and Sunhil will email …

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My Week Ending April 13, 2018: Savings Rate, Ads, Fried Rice

Another week down in My Early Retirement Journey.  This week ended, thankfully enough, with a little spring in my step. Nice weather brightens my mood. It feels nice to leave the workday when it’s still light out. On with it… Monday – Worked 9.5 hours at my day job. Came home; watched The Mindy Project; …

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My Week Ending April 6, 2018: Allergies, Fever, Root Canal

My Early Retirement Journey This Week: Monday – I started the workday relatively fine. Today was a 9.5 hour shift. I despise it, but it affords me the opportunity to do my side hustle so I have to remember to be thankful for them accommodating me. I was fine when I got there. I helped …

Spring into Success: 5 Bible-Based Steps To Develop a Life Management Plan!

Happy Easter! My original title was Happy Easter: 5 Steps to Develop a Life Management Plan and Resurrect Your Life! That was a bit long. I am openly Christian and if that takes away from my readership, then so be it! So I was listening to the sermon this week online, of course.  Pastor Dale …