Category: early retirement

The Basics of Investing For F.I.R.E (Financial Independence Retire Early)

The Basics of Investing For F.I.R.E (Financial Independence Retire Early)

Arguably, the two pillars of obtaining FIRE are knowing how to save and invest. When you’re just starting out, it can be a bit overwhelming. There are so many different types of investments to consider – Stock vs Bond, Roth vs Traditional IRA and 401k, just to name a couple. So many questions you may have – … Continue reading The Basics of Investing For F.I.R.E (Financial Independence Retire Early)

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k) | Similarities, Differences, and Examples

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k) | Similarities, Differences, and Examples

The 401(k) is a common financial tool for building up retirement savings. Not only does it offer tax advantages, but some employers match their employees’ contributions. If you’re starting a new job, opening and contributing to a 401(k) is almost always a good idea. But should you put your money into a traditional 401(k), as nearly … Continue reading Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k) | Similarities, Differences, and Examples

How To Retire In Less Than 10 Years

How To Retire In Less Than 10 Years

If you think building up enough cash reserves and income to retire within ten years is impossible, think again. The reality is, early retirement is absolutely possible. All you need is some education, some street smarts, and dedication to your goals to make it work. Don't believe me? If retiring early sounds unrealistic, consider a few … Continue reading How To Retire In Less Than 10 Years

What Is the FIRE Movement? 9 Steps to Financial Independence Retiring Early

What Is the FIRE Movement? 9 Steps to Financial Independence Retiring Early

We live in such a remarkable time. It’s never been easier in history to make enough money to live a life you love. People even 20 years ago would be so jealous of the opportunities we have today to live the life we want. We can work anywhere. Travel the world for less. This is … Continue reading What Is the FIRE Movement? 9 Steps to Financial Independence Retiring Early

How to Invest: A Beginner’s Guide to Investing in the Stock Market

How to Invest: A Beginner’s Guide to Investing in the Stock Market

This “Investing for Beginners” Guide will walk you through, step by step, how to start investing without feeling completely overwhelmed. Do you want your money to earn you more money? Well, it can’t do its work hiding in a bank account. Whether you want to save for your child’s college or prepare for retirement, you’ll … Continue reading How to Invest: A Beginner’s Guide to Investing in the Stock Market

Early Retirement Strategy – Retire Early With $40 a Day

Early Retirement Strategy – Retire Early With $40 a Day

Early retirement is no longer defined as the moment when you stop working forever, it's simply the moment when you no longer have to work for money. While you might be thinking, how can you retire at 50, 40, or even 30? Well, it’s important to first define what early retirement actually means to you. … Continue reading Early Retirement Strategy – Retire Early With $40 a Day

How Much Money Should I Save Each Month? How Much Do I Need To Retire?

How Much Money Should I Save Each Month? How Much Do I Need To Retire?

We all know that saving money is important, and asking yourself “how much money should I save?” can be a difficult question to answer when beginning. Being someone who has worked in the retirement plan industry for over ten years, I get asked this question a lot. Between saving for emergencies, retirement, vacations, etc. there … Continue reading How Much Money Should I Save Each Month? How Much Do I Need To Retire?