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.…

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…
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How Frugality Can Lead to, and Sustain, an Extreme Early Retirement

Many of you know that I grew up on a family dairy farm in Pennsylvania. If you have seen the increasingly popular and ridiculous show Amish Mafia, then you have seen the backdrop to my childhood. Life was a lot of work, even with five…

Retirement Savings: Are We on the Right Track?

I just hit a milestone birthday and am officially a 30-year old. My 20s—a decade where life mistakes are more forgivable and there is a lot of time to recover from financial mistakes—are behind me and my husband. As a regular reader, you…
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Double Tax Benefits for Mid to Low Income Households Who Contribute to Retirement Accounts

Wondering, "How Can I Save for Retirement?" Here's a Double Tax Benefit I've put together that should help you out in saving enough for retirement. When you think about retirement, are you stuck in disillusionment somewhere between your dreams…