And we all know how that went! (Source: Azquotes.com) Bylaw 1.7(a)(4-3) of this blog's charter states… "A topical post relevant to retirement must be published at least once a year"... So, campers, how's everything going in your tent? Just to be clear, I'm speaking of your billfolds and wallets here. Whichever is holding the wad … Continue reading Anyone Got a Plan B?
Source: Husker Law Bylaw 1.7(a)(4-3) of this blog's charter states… 'A topical post relevant to retirement must be published at least once a year'. Ah, yes. It's that time again. As always, my apologies to international readers, whom I assume must scratch their heads at the financial sausage-making that is American retirement planning. I'll fill … Continue reading Indecent Proposal
"Oh, God. Not another of these posts from him." "Yeah, 'fraid so." "Sneak away for a beer?" " <expletive deleted> yeah! I'm outta here..." My apologies ahead of time to those who come here solely for the inanity and preposterous-laden content; I do promise a return to absurd ramblings soon. But unfortunately bylaw #1.7(a)(4-3) of this blog's … Continue reading Early Retirement: Year Four Milepost
I received some disturbing news recently about someone I know who has depleted all of their savings. It wasn't a surprise; the behavior they've displayed over the last several years was marked by a complete lack of discipline along with a profound and reckless disregard for consequences. A devil-may-care attitude, if you will. Although the … Continue reading Down is Not Very Far
Recently a former co-worker and I were discussing our respective retirement incomes. She ended one of her emails to me quoting the old adage about money not buying happiness. And she's right, it certainly cannot. But her mentioning this familiar phrase did get me to think about how the choices we make in search of happiness … Continue reading Playing Catch Up