I’m excited to announce that I am guest posting over on Mustard Seed Money! This is a great personal finance blog that I have been following for some time. My latest post is on the financial impacts of car buying. Also spend some time checking out Mustard Seed Money, there is a lot of good content I am sure you will enjoy.
What if we all walked around with our net worth flashing over our heads? How would it change the way you behave or treat other people? Our perception of financial success is oftentimes very misinformed.
Over the last few years the topic of student loan debt has been a common headline. It has become a political hot button of sorts. It’s the student’s fault, it’s the parent’s fault, it’s the college’s fault, and everyone’s favorite, it’s the government’s fault.
Happy to feature my first guest post today. Please welcome Troy from Market History. Troy runs a privately held investment firm and is putting out some great content on the state of the stock market. With a unique insight that only someone in the financial industry would know, Troy is offering his advice to the masses.
If you had enough money to retire early, would you? Today we are going to look at a different scenario. In Part 1, we identified how to track our expenses and why that’s important. In Part 2, we took the work we did from Part 1 to answer the question, “How much money we would need to save in order to retire?” Today, in Part 3, we will review a scenario of early retirement.
Back in 2010 I stopped working out and started training for my first Triathlon. What a difference it made. When you walk through your typical gym, it’s a safe bet that most people there are simply working out. Well-intentioned, but not training, and not working towards a goal on a clear path.
“How much do you need to save?” This is the holy grail of retirement planning questions. If you tell me exactly when you are going to die, I will give you the answer. Or we can look at your expenses and make a plan.
Most people do not regard dealing with failure as a skill. But there is a process that you can and should learn to help you continue to move forward in order to achieve success.
Turning a setback into a future success is the hallmark of what committed and focused people do. It is how you handle the failure that is important.