Early Retirement Journey Listicles Season 1

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 …

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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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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 …


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 …