We’ve done OK in saving and investing for retirement. We’re trying to retire early but we’re not extremely early. I’m targeting 50ish and Jill is looking at 55ish. Same retirement date, Jill is just a little older than me. 🙂 (And no, retirement savings tip #1 is not to find a sugar mamma.) In this section, we’d like to share some thoughts that made this possible. We’re not retirement specialists or financial advisors so please don’t take any of this as suggestion or advice. We’re just sharing what worked for us and what didn’t work for us. If it helps you reach your financial objective, great! That’s our goal.
Let’s face it, saving for retirement is hard. You just graduated from college, landed that first job, and now have a mountain of debt staring you in the face. But given all that adversity, the first day on the first job is the best time to start saving for retirement. Nothing But Time If I […]
My parents were great savers. They were both frugal and only purchased what we needed. We kept cars forever, didn’t go on vacations, and never bought name-brand clothes. In the summertime though, my sister and I would get a treat. Mom would let us pick out 1 box of sugared cereal each. Mine was Trix, […]