How To Live Comfortably After Retirement

Amanda's Note: This was provided by an online contact.  The good news is that we are, on average, living longer than ever before, and medical advances mean that many of us can now look forward to happy, healthy years after our retirement.…

Do You Need Life Insurance If/When You Retire?

Life insurance is a tricky subject to deal with because there is a lot of misinformation going around. One of the biggest pieces of misinformation is you don’t need life insurance when you retire. This couldn’t be further from the truth…

How to Get Old the Right Way, 3 Ways

Amanda's Note: I love to remind people of the importance of retirement savings. So I invited this post. Enjoy! It has been said that we all have two selves: the current self and the future self. To look at the way some people live, you’d…

Making Your Retirement Dreams a Reality on a Budget

When you first started working, maybe you fantasized about pursuing your passions, traveling the world, or navigating a hot air balloon trip when you retired. When the daily struggles of the working world beat you down, it's easy to look to…

Is it Possible to Retire Early if You have Children?

Amanda’s Note: The articles I recently completed on early retirement extreme were very popular. I received several questions as to whether or not you could do this with children. Since Paul and I do not have children, I asked my blogging…
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Steps to Start Down the Extreme Early Retirement Path

It is exciting to me that extreme early retirement is not some exclusive club that is unattainable for those of us with moderate incomes. For example, Jacob, who coined the phrase early retirement extreme, was able to save 75% of his income…