I’ve heard over and over than many people spend more time planning their vacation than their financial life. I actually thought this could be true since I feel in the best cases people just think “my work just moved some money into my 401k, I’m good” or “I saved $50 this paycheck.” Those of us—I …Read More
YES you say, I want more money. Do you feel as those others seem to have more money than you? On the other hand, it may feel strange to be the one who has more money. I had the strange thought of “why do some people have more money than others” as I was looking …Read More
With SO much FIRE information online it got me thinking, what am I doing? Why do I add words to the interweb? Why? There are already so many amazing blogs. Many are from smart people in FIRE and more from people leading up to FIRE. Not to mention those planning way in advance for FIRE. …Read More
Can you imagine going into early retirement with a student loan payment? I know we all have different life situations and accomplishments, which is what makes people/life so interesting. We’ve all read about controlling—understanding—your spending before FIRE, so that you lessen the money stress in “retirement.” We often read about paying off all consumer debt—which …Read More
Sameness Stability can lead you to a stronger foundation in many aspects of life. Swapping to new homes, cars or spouses may cause to you rebuild or adjust your life foundations. Controlling costs are the first structural building opportunities.Life can be a balance of happiness, lifestyle and net worth. If you can’t enjoy every—or most—days, then it’s time to regroup! Right?
With all respect to Hal, I have a slightly different perspective of The Morning Miracle. Yet, it’s interesting that I’ve followed many of Hal’s ideas for years, somehow instinctively.