If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. - Steve Jobs on work I have a couple pieces of information that you may find interesting: Early Retirement is not a goal. It's a tool that gets you time back. That's … [Read more...] about Ask The Readers: Your Perfect Work
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I love a good quote. Just a few wise words can convey so much. I've included some of my favorites below and I want to hear yours too. Before we get to that, let's review last week's question. Kids And Money Last week, I asked you if you share your finances with your children. I like to be as open as possible, so I share details of our financial picture with Older Daughter. … [Read more...] about Ask The Reader: Favorite Quotes/Advice
After a short hiatus, Ask The Readers is back! Chime in in the Comments section. I'll feature my favorite answers next week. When I was a child, my parents guarded the financial details of their lives like the feds guard gold in Fort Knox. I asked my mother this once: How much money does dad make? I remember my mother getting angry and saying something like: That is none of … [Read more...] about Ask The Readers: About The Time I Told My Child Our Net Worth
Usually, I post Ask The Reader questions on Monday. However, my current situation calls for some urgency, so I'm getting this one out now. Also, it's a bit of a rant and Thursdays were traditionally my day to complain. UPDATE! Thank you so much to Eric Bowlin, Danny the Pizza Guy, Rob, freddy smidlap and and Fiery Millennial Gwen who all encouraged me to call the IRS. I did … [Read more...] about Ask The Readers: Stress From The IRS Mess
One of my favorite parts of a FIREy life is slow travel. Before I left work, my vacations were like this: Ask boss for one week off. Fly somewhere on Friday night after work. Run around like a crazy person trying to cram 21 days of activity into 7. Arrive home exhausted on Sunday night. Go back to work Monday morning in a daze. Now, travel looks more like … [Read more...] about Ask The Readers: Summer Travel!?