Category Archives: retirement

How I Convinced My Old Man’s Employer to Reexamine Their SIMPLE IRA Plan

My Old Man is a blue collar guy.  He works with a lot of other blue collar guys.  Some are young, some aren’t, a lot of them have kids, but some don’t.  A few years ago my Old Man convinced … Continue reading

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Crazy about My 401k

During my first week back at work I decided to do something so crazy that I still cannot wrap my head around it.  Despite knowing I still have several thousand dollars of medical bills headed my way, my remodel getting … Continue reading

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Going Oveboard (Part 2)

In my many hours of unnecessary spreadsheet review and number crunching (also known as my idea of fun), I came across a little hidden sheet in my book that I did not recall.  Actually, I came across two such sheets, … Continue reading

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Why I Want to Retire Early

When I as a teenager, I told everyone I was going to retire by age 45 and they laughed.  That’s sort of the ay things go for me.  I dream big and I try really hard to achieve those goals.  … Continue reading

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Financial Goals (Almost Back to Work!)

I have finally picked my start day at work! This means that a regular paycheck is just around the corner, along with all of the other great perks of working. So yesterday I sat down and looked at my assets … Continue reading

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Doing Our Future Selves a Favor

Well, I had a biopsy today because we found a lump. So maybe I’m not cancer free.  But, this lump didn’t change any of my financial plans. Let’s talk for a few minutes about one of the greatest gifts you … Continue reading

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