Alright alright alright, welcome back to the indeterminate length series on the 4% Rule! Confused about what I’m talking about? No worries. Just head over to this post for a few minutes and we’ll meet you back here in a bit. Okay. Now that we’re all caught up on the … [Read more...] about Planning For The 4% Rule: You Need A Retirement Budget
Hello everybody! I’m back from a fun and exhausting vacation wherein I ate too much, slept not enough, and of course developed a sore throat and cough from either laughing and singing too much, or maybe it’s actually just a cold. Either way, my internal clock is all kinds of … [Read more...] about Introduction to the 4% Rule
I’ve noticed a trend lately. More and more, friends (both real ones and social media ones) are asking about investing. But not just what investments to buy. There has been a lot of talk about which company they should choose. And I’m seeing a lot of people respond that they … [Read more...] about Is A Discount Broker The Right Choice For You?
In the personal finance world, we talk about net worth a lot. Most people are focused on measuring their net worth...comparing it to their past net worths...comparing it to others. There is even a subtopic in the personal finance community focused on figuring out what your net … [Read more...] about Net Worth: What It Is And More Importantly, What It Isn’t
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