Last week I saw a Tweet that almost broke my mind: If money isn't a consideration, what would be your dream job? Assuming you can also work at your own pace and don't have to deal with any workplace BS. I don't know why, but I'm thinking Marine Biologist. Wouldn't be cool to work with neat ocean creatures? @MrTakoEscapes— Retire by 40 (@retirebyforty) August 10, 2018 (Due to my broken mind, please be gentle with … [Read More...]
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There are tons of math rules of thumb when it comes to personal finance. There's the rule of 69/70/72 which helps you calculate when investments will double. There's the rule of 4% that is used to estimate financial independence. Few people write about one of the most important numbers*: Your Financial Inflection Point If you aren't familiar with the term inflection point, I was able to find two definitions from Google's Dictionary … [Read More...]
July is in the books. Now it's the time of the month that I pause and think, "I can't remember what I ate for dinner last night... how am I going to remember last month?" LOL. I think July, 2018 will always be known as the month of fighting for air conditioning. We had central installed in 2013 and I think we've had to have it repaired around 5 times now - an average of about once a year. We had Restivo's by about 3 times in July and … [Read More...]