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The Awakening

My goal is to retire in 1500 days at age 43. I am writing this on January 1, 2013, so if all goes according to plan, I’ll sail off into the sunset of early retirement in February of 2017, just … Continue reading

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The Awakening

Hi there, glad you’re here. This is my first post, originally published on 1/1/2013. If you’re new to this blog, this is a great place to start. My goal is to retire in 1500 days at age 43. I am … Continue reading

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10 Questions with Debtless in Texas

Hello Frugalwoods readers! If you’re new here, this is a great place to start. Thanks for the love Mr. and Mrs. FW!   Today is the 15th edition of our new periodic guest post series called 10 Questions. We have a list of 17 NEW questions … Continue reading

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Performance Update 9 of 50: Super September

My main goal is to build a portfolio of $1,000,000 in 1500 days, starting from 1/1/2013. Every month, I provide an update on my status. My goal for 2013 was to get my portfolio up to $672,750, from a starting point of $586,043. … Continue reading

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I don’t want Fries with my Retirement

A couple years ago, I took my two daughters for a rare treat at a fast food restaurant. I went up to order and noticed that the lady working the cash register was at least 80. She was frail, having … Continue reading

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Thursday Rant: Why can’t I get through?

Never, never, never give up. –Winston Churchill I don’t want to change the world, and I don’t want the world to change me.  -Ozzy Osbourne One of my friends is months away from graduating with an advanced degree. She’ll be … Continue reading

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10 Questions and Pizza with Mr. 1500

Want to be featured in a guest post? I want to hear from you! The most fun part of blogging for me is  learning from others. The more I blog, the more I discover all kinds of great people writing … Continue reading

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About Me

I’m a family guy living in Colorado with my wife and two young children. I studied biology and chemistry in college, but somehow turned into a software developer. I’m 39 41 and my goal is to retire in 1500 days … Continue reading

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Being Yourself is Sexy

I started blogging way back on January 1st 2013. I didn’t have any expectations. I just knew that I enjoyed writing and thought that holding myself publicly accountable on my journey to financial independence would be fun. My first big … Continue reading

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Friday Gratitude: Full Circle

I hate hate hate name dropping, but today, I must tell a story I’ve never told before; how I met Mr. Money Mustache. That isn’t the focus of the post though. That is even better. We were in a bad place at … Continue reading

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