A few weeks back Jean Chatzky almost broke the internet with a Tweet. That's a lie. Tweets about retirement guidelines from personal finance gurus have zero percent chance of breaking the internet. However, it got a lot of discussion and a lot of retweets. Check it out: By the time you’re 30, aim to have 1x your annual income set aside for retirement. At 40, 3x; at 50, 6x; at 60, 8x; and by retirement, 10x.— Jean Chatzky … [Read More...]
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The question of where to retire once you reach financial independence has come up several times in the last month. It started about a month ago when my big sister in spirit sent me an email. I'll call her Buffy in keeping with a longstanding tradition of naming anonymous people after Buffy the Vampire Slayer characters. Her family's location in Silicon Valley is high cost of living... perhaps the highest in the country. If you aren't working … [Read More...]
It's almost the middle of the month, so it's the right time to look back on the month that was: October. I hope everyone had a great, reflective Veteran's Day/weekend. I'd like to give a big shoutout to Applebee's for Saturday. My wife certainly appreciated it: My wife thanks Ronan and @Applebees for some great #VeteransDay benefits. pic.twitter.com/xnAeO9MhAY— LazyManAndMoney (@LazyManAndMoney) November 11, 2017 The big story of … [Read More...]