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My Week Ending May 18, 2018: Royal Wedding, Sick Again, Misery

Welcome back to My Early Retirement Journey. In case you’re just joining us, here’s a little bit about me.  I am a single 30-something, openly Christian, hesitantly immigrant-y, human woman. I love watching TV while eating takeout, and I want to retire early. I currently work as a consultant in a tele-health call center making …

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Announcing a Free Preview of My E-Book, Pieces of Pi: My Journey Through Adolescence

For the inquiring minds that want to know just who is My Early Retirement Journey. Subscribe now to get a first look at my upcoming YA novel, Pieces of Pi: My Journey Through Adolescence, loosely based on my childhood growing up just above the poverty line in The Midwest. Coming Fall 2018!  Subscribe now and be …

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Why Yes, This Is My $300,000 Student Loan Repayment Plan: REPAYE 2018

Welcome back to My Early Retirement Journey. So the other day, I got an email from my student loan servicer. That’s better than a wedding invitation, said no one ever. What the heck is REPAYE What is it? REPAYE is one of four income-driven repayment plans offered by the federal government for federal student loans. …

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Early Retirement Journey My week Season 1

My Week Ending May 11, 2018: Duty Free, Tampa, Roku

Oh what a week! Welcome back to My Early Retirement Journey! And in case you missed it, this is what happened last week. Monday –  Finally got my new phone ($9). Had it delivered to work. That’s not really allowed, but the first time I tried to order a phone from Simple Mobile (no affiliate), …

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Enron and Madoff and Ponzi! Oh My!: How to Background Check Your Financial Professional

So when I started My Early Retirement Journey, one of the first things I had to reconcile was the fear of letting my money go to a place I didn’t understand. Every few years, we hear the stories of Bernie Madoff, or the next Bernie Madoff, or the Enrons or even watch CNBC. CNBC has …

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Early Retirement Journey My week Season 1

My Week Ending May 4, 2018: Dementia, Remote Work, Health Numbers

Hi, there. Welcome back. So this is what happened this week in My Early Retirement Journey. Monday – Week started off a little somber. I spoke to my aunt who raised me and she is misplacing her words. It was as if I were watching a television show except I was a part of the …

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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 …

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What The Heck Does That Mean: A Beginner’s Guide to Investment Vocabulary

So I recently did a lesson for my mathematical literacy class (my current side gig) on some basic personal finance topics.  I reviewed with them the Pyramid of Investment Risk and thought I’d share it here for any new investors like myself. I’ll admit I had to look up most of the words before I …

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Early Retirement Journey My week Season 1

My Week Ending April 27, 2018: Pigeon Forge, Sugar, Root Canal

So here’s what happened this week in My Early Retirement Journey. And in case you missed it, last week was an adventure! Monday – Had quite the pep in my step today. Don’t know if it’s from a less congested GI tract; some good sleep; nice overcast weather (I’m not being sarcastic, the NC heat …