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Spotlight on: Millennial Revolution

I can’t get enough of their Reader Cases! Please check out their site. It’s brash and straight to the point. They are unapologetic and have a bit of a Cinderella story. Who doesn’t like that?! Remember the ‘old days’ when online chat was still a thing and people would list and ask for stats upon …

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Wednesday Weekly: September 5, 2018

Most popular post on My Early Retirement Journey this week: My Alternatives to Returning to Work After Sabbatical Wednesday Weekly is a round up of what I stumbled upon this week on the world wide web because sharing resources and information is what the internet is all about. WHAT I STUMBLED UPON THIS WEEK Is …

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About me Early Retirement Journey Fall 2018 Sabbatical 2020

Sabbatical 2020: In Which I Take Back My Life

Welcome back to My Early Retirement Journey. I have a lot on my mind at the moment, and this post has been brewing for a while. The initial draft was started earlier in the summer, but the idea of taking time off from work is documented in my personal journal as early as March 2017 …

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Early Retirement Journey My week Summer 2018

Single Girl Life | Aug 31, 2018: Insider Secrets, Customer Disservice, Miralax

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 enjoy watching TV while eating takeout, and I want to retire early. I currently work as a consultant in a tele-health call center making around $40/hr. …

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When Can I Retire? Case Study: Nola, MD

CASE: My first case study is a friend from college. She graduated with no debt from college due to an academic scholarship and generous parents.  By the end of medical school and residency, she had about $200,000 in student debt.  This brings us to now, almost 3 years after entering practice as a physician. Current …

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Wednesday Weekly: August 29, 2018

Most popular post on My Early Retirement Journey this week: Poverty and You: How does your FIRE budget compare? Wednesday Weekly is a round up of what I stumbled upon this week on the world wide web because sharing resources and information is what the internet is all about. WHAT I STUMBLED UPON THIS WEEK Rebel …

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My Alternatives to Returning to Work After Sabbatical

So for awhile now, I’ve been toying with the idea of taking a sabbatical in 2020. Why not, you say? Well the biggest mental hurdle is that if I waited until 2025, I’d probably be able to FIRE for good. Check out my budget calculations for more details.  I don’t think I’d be able to …

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About me Early Retirement Journey My week Summer 2018

Notes on Life | My Week Ending Aug 24, 2018: Fasting, F Bombs, Liar

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 around $40/hr. …

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I Took A 3rd Look at My 401k and This is What Happened

So in the wee hours of the late night or early morning before a work day, I try to find just one more way I can accelerate My Early Retirement Journey. I know I can probably cut it down comfortably to 15 years from 30 years, but can I do just a little bit more? …