When you talk about retiring early, you get a lot of questions about how you are going to fund it. If you answer that you are putting money into retirement accounts, the next question is inevitably about paying penalties. The “common wisdom” is that you won’t be able to take your … [Read more...] about Your Roth IRA Contributions Belong To You
Well. Apparently the thought of retiring – truly retiring, not just moving to a new job – after 20 years in the military struck a chord with the interwebs. That post has been shared a lot over the last week. But as I said, I couldn’t possibly do a post about retiring on a … [Read more...] about Retiring On An Enlisted Military Pension
If you haven’t picked up on this by now, I don’t intend to work for pay after I’m done in the military. If I end up getting out before I qualify for a military pension, I’ll move on to a Plan B or C or D. But right now my Plan A is to retire on a military pension. Exactly … [Read more...] about Is It Possible To Retire On Just A Military Pension?
About 2 years ago, I started realizing my investments were doing pretty well. This was helped in large part by two real estate purchases, both of which appreciated a large amount in a short amount of time. In spring 2015, I sold one of the properties, locking in my gain and … [Read more...] about Why I’m Still Saving Even Though I Don’t Have To
SUMMARY SUNDAY IS A WEEKLY POST WHERE I PUT OUT A SHORT LIST OF THE PERSONAL FINANCE BLOG POSTS AND ARTICLES I LIKED THE MOST THROUGHOUT THE PREVIOUS WEEK. LINKS TO EACH POST ARE IN THE HEADERS. I HOPE YOU ENJOY THEM TOO! Today’s Summary Sunday is a little bit different. Instead … [Read more...] about Summary Sunday – June 25th, 2017