Yes, it's totally possible to retire before the standard age of 65! Check out this list of fifteen people who retired in their twenties and thirties. 1. JP Livingston - Retired at 28 JP worked for a firm in New York City for seven years before retiring at age 28. She credits her early retirement to her corporate success, insane commitment to saving money, and smart … [Read more...] about 15 People Who Retired In Their Twenties and Thirties
This post was inspired by Joshua Sheat's Radical Personal Finance podcast episode, Why Wait Until You're F.I. to Live Like You're FI? In the episode Joshua talked about how he faced a crossroads a few years ago. He could continue working in financial services and saving aggressively towards financial independence...or, he could quit his job and start building the life he wanted at that very moment. If … [Read more...] about Why Wait Until You’re Financially Independent to Live Like It?
I was thrilled when my friend Gwen offered to write a guest post for Millennial Boss. Gwen is a crazy-awesome millennial who saved $100,000 by age 25 and is now on the path to early retirement. She founded the blog FieryMillennials, where she shares the nitty gritty details of how she will retire in her thirties. The coolest thing about Gwen's blog (besides the fact that she's hilarious) is that she openly shares … [Read more...] about Working is Expensive – Guest Post from Fiery Millennials
By definition, a cult is a relatively small group of people who have beliefs or practices regarded by others as strange or sinister. There is this group of people I know that fit that description. First - They don't work. Many stopped working in their 30s. Second - They secretly have a lot of money and people are suspicious of where it came from. Third - They may talk about the benefits of … [Read more...] about The Secret FIRE Cult – And Why You’ll Want to Join It
Many people picture themselves getting rich in crazy ways. I used to dream of finding some undervalued stock and becoming a millionaire! I quickly found out though, that if I wanted to actually become a millionaire, I needed to start by saving in my retirement accounts. Yes, it's the boring approach to getting rich but it's the smarter approach since retirement accounts come with tax savings. When … [Read more...] about How to Become a Millionaire the Boring Way – 401(k), IRA, HSA
I'm having trouble adjusting back to normal life after spending four days with some of the smartest, most inspiring people I've ever met at FinCon 2016 in San Diego. If you don't know this already, FinCon is a financial conference where thousands of personal finance bloggers get together and talk about money hang out and have a great time. If you're on the fence about attending FinCon 2017 in Dallas, read this … [Read more...] about Why I’m Going to FINCON 2017 in Dallas