7 Easy Meals When You Need A Break: A Listicle

Seasons change and the Journey continues. For those of us still on the Journey to Early Retirement, in the background of summer fun and graduation parties is the ever present work day. After a long day, sometimes you are too tired to cook. You haven’t quite simplified your life like the Frugalwoods or FIRE extremists …

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Seven Spectacular Reasons I Still Shop at Walmart – Like It or Not! (Who Target??)

Welcome back to My Early Retirement Journey. This is my summer of listicles (and catchy title challenge). Why, you ask? Because it’s summer!  Who has time to be cooped up in the house reading blogs when there is so much life to enjoy!  So to you, readers, I promise to keep these summer posts short, …

7 FIRE-UNFriendly Things I Still Do on My Early Retirement Journey: A Listicle

Hi, there. If you’re just joining My Early Retirement Journey, I had some struggles early in the Journey with how exactly I fit in as I am in the FIRE community. There are some good tips in the FIRE blogosphere about how to live frugally and maximize savings, but not everyone’s advice can be applied …

Best Tip Ever: Run your car’s a/c to save money this summer!

Hi there, so I’ve been transporting my aunt around this summer. She’s not doing well and I’ve graciously agreed to help manage her care and finances.  I’ve also been binging on catchy titles for the summer season challenge like the one that led you here. So without further ado… Last weekend I drove from North …

Announcing The Crowd-Pleasing Catchy Title Challenge for Summer 2018

I read somewhere that blogging traffic generally slows down in the summer months. Admittedly since the weather has warmed up there have been 2 or 3 weekends where I was not so active on the blogging sites. That being said, along with my summer of listicles to lighten things up and provide a quick read …

How Design-Thinking Can Inspire Your Early Retirement Journey

Possible titles for this post. How to Design Your Life How to Design Your Life in Early Retirement 30 things to do in your 30s How to Design Your Life Along your Early Retirement Journey How to Design your Life: Visions of Life in Early Retirement  How to Design your Life: Visions of Life Along …

7 Cheeky Ways To Save on Your Energy Bill This Month: A Listicle

So welcome back to My Early Retirement Journey. As I’m closing out this month, I’ve been dabbling in some listicles. One is already posted and one is scheduled. Stay tuned.  This is a quick one to wrap up this mini-season of my life.  My April 2018 power bill came and it was pretty low. I …

5 Free Things I Learned From YouTube: A Listicle

No blog is complete without a listicle. Everyone must have read some pervasive article about attention grabbing titles… so here’s my first attempt at one on this adventure I call My Early Retirement Journey. Intro. I was pretty late to the YouTube era. I don’t really see the point. I generally don’t watch cat videos …