Financial Independence

Retirement Simulator Update

A new update for the retirement simulator Version 8.0 has been posted to the website.  See link below for new

Budgeting

Review- Yes, You Can Retire Comfortably!

As discussed in the prior review, we have read many financial books and a few I have kept on the

Budgeting

Review- Yes, You Can Get a Financial Life

We have always had reasonable financial plans, had good jobs, made good salaries, and we saved for retirement.  We lived

Adventures

Living Our Lives: Scavenger Hunt, Bird Scooters, and Cocktails

We are always looking for new adventures.  Usually this involves a long road trip or plane ride.  What we often

Financial Independence

Retirement Simulation

In this post we are going to look at a more hypothetical example since your situation will not be the

Adventures

Living Our Lives: Our Very First Camping Adventure

This is a little departure from all the planning aspects we have been discussing.  As part of our journey to

Budgeting

Safe Withdrawal Rate: Dual Life Expectancy Planning

In the prior article we reviewed our Safe Withdrawal Rate (SWR) for our scenario.  We are planning for a 4%

Financial Independence

The 4% Safe Withdrawal Rate – Validation with Monte Carlo Simulations for Our Scenario

In the FI/RE circles, the 4% Safe Withdrawal Rate (SWR) is often used as a “golden rule” but is really

Adventures

Top Five Factors in Our Success Towards Financial Independence (FI/RE)

Here is a short list of the top five factors we feel has contributed to our financial and life balance

Budgeting

The Number, Our Quest for the Right Financial Independence / Retire Early (FI/RE) Savings Goal

The “Number” is a big question! How much do you need in savings and retirement accounts to cover your expenses