It's been more than a year since I posted about where we are in planning for retirement. I thought it would take another 3, 4, or 5 years. Not anymore. We have worked hard over the past 15 months, spending wisely and saving the difference to be able to retire earlier. In fact, we could… Continue reading So, when WILL we be able to retire??
(In case you were wondering, I stopped blogging for a while so the robo boomer haters would stop commenting. Life is stressful enough without reading such garbage. BUT, this is my happy place, where I can talk about all things money and I wanted to continue to document my journey to retirement, financially speaking. Besides.… Continue reading How I saved almost $45,000 in 6 months.
We have just completed six months of 2020. Can you believe it? It has been the longest six months of any year I can remember. Anyway, it's time to check in with our retirement preparation. Our ultimate goal is to retire in exactly 43 months. (I haven't figured out the days, hours, or minutes yet,… Continue reading Retirement Preparation Update
The Covid-19 virus appears to have given everyone pause, both in their physical lives as well as their financial lives, whether it was voluntary or forced. It definitely has brought me back to reality, especially in the realm of retirement. With 30% gains in my retirement accounts over the past 18 months, then 30% losses… Continue reading Covid-19, cash savings and a retirement update.
The present market situation has caused a bit of a pause for us as we figure out when we will retire. In four years, or age 60 (for my hubby), we still would have a sizeable nest egg, but not nearly what we thought we would have. We are considering and expecting a very slow… Continue reading How the present is affecting our retirement future.